Grape harvest festival

These circuits are run in September.

As a celebration of the grape harvest, there is nothing better that to learn all about the tradition and take part in wine-making in the Douro region. You are guaranteed to have a good harvest, lots of fun and festivities on a stunning journey between Oporto and Pinhão. 

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Note: Runs every September. We will disclose further details about the 2018 information as soon as possible.

One-day programme travelling on a special train with 1st and 2nd class carriages between Oporto Campanhã/Pinhão and Régua/Oporto Campanhã, leaving at 8:00 and returning at 20:20.

Arrival at Pinhão Station, transfer by bus to Quinta da Avessada, with popular music and Moscatel (Muscat) tasting and some delicacies such as the traditional meat cake.

If you want to participate in the grape harvest, buckets and scissors will be provided and you will be given a brief summary about the grapes, the region's history and some traditions related to the harvest.

Then you'll have a regional lunch (cod fishcakes, a selection of assorted sausages and 'trigo de Favaios' (local bread sp0eciality), ploughman's soup with beans and cabage and mixed grill with baked potatoes and cabbage and dessert (buffet of regional sweets and seasonal fruit, coffee and homemade jams). Drinks: water and red or white wine D.O.C. Help yourself as often as you wish.

In the afternoon visit to the celklars and early grape treading (“lagarada”), with the entertainment of traditional Douro singers followed by liqueur tasting in the Enoteca space.

At the end of the day, return by bus to Régua Station where you will have the special train to Oporto Campanhã.

Print the programme.

2017 edition

Includes: journey on special train, transfers, glass of Port on arriving at the farm, lunch and entertainment.

Note: price in euros including VAT
Adult Children (4 to 12 years old inclusive)
1st class 2nd class 1st class 2nd class
72,50 69,50 32,50 29,50

(> 10 persons)

Note: price in euros including VAT
Adult Children (4 to 12 years old inclusive)
1st class 2nd class 1st class 2nd class
69,50 66,50 29,50 26,50
  • Does not include any mini-bar consumption on the train.
  • Programme subject to a minimum number of participants.
  • Seat booking mandatory.
  • Programme tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.

Saturdays: 23 and 30 Sptember 2017

Outward  Stations Return
08:00 Oporto Campanhã 20:20
08:07 Rio Tinto 20:12
08:13 Ermesinde 20:07
08:36 Paredes 19:44
08:41 Penafiel 19:40
08:52 Caíde 19:32
09:59 Régua 18:18
10:25 Pinhão  

Special conditions if you show your ticket.

Accommodation: on the weekend of the trip, if you show your train ticket at the folowing hotels:

The programme tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.