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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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.

Includes: journey on special train, transfers, glass of Moscatel 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
73,50 69,50 33,50 29,50


Groups (> 10 persons):

Note: price in euros including VAT
Adult Children (4 to 12 years old inclusive)
1st class 2nd class 1st class 2nd class
70,50 66,50 30,50 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: 15th, 22nd and 29th September 2018

Outward  Stations Return
08:00 Oporto Campanhã 20:20
08:07 Rio Tinto 20:13
08:13 Ermesinde 20:08
08:37 Paredes 19:45
08:42 Penafiel 19:39
08:53 Caíde 19:31
09:59 Régua 18:18
10:25 Pinhão  

Special conditions if you show your ticket:

Accommodation: at the weekend of the programme, if you show your ticket at the following hotels:

The purchase of tickets can be made up to 60 days in advance.