Traveling on the Douro Historic Train is like taking a trip back in time, in a railway that goes side by side with the Douro river. The steam locomotive and the five historic passenger coaches runs from Régua to Tua, in a unique journey into the past, marked by the beauty of the landscape classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
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See here the Douro journey and the Aboard of the Douro Historic Train - from the Viajar entre Viagens blog as well as in YouTube CP channel some previous journeys of our Douro and Vouga Historic Train CP.
One-day program, with the train departing from Régua at 15:28 and returning at 18:26 with a stop at Pinhão, then going until Tua and returning to Régua.
Before beginning the journey, passengers are entertained with typical folk songs of the region and can do a toast with port wine. You can also taste the Régua sweets, a mandatory tradition to be fulfilled by those who visit this region.
At Pinhão station the steam locomotive CP 0186 built in 1925 takes on water. An opportunity to see and appreciate this railway moment. You can also admire the famous tile panels that decorates the station which represents the landscape and traditions of the Douro region such as the production of port wine or the wine transportation in the historic Rabelo boats.
On the return trip, take the opportunity to visit the Wine House created in the station where you can find a wide variety of the Douro wines and regional products.
At Tua station, it is time to relax and admire the landscape while the steam locomotive makes the maneuvers for the return trip until Régua. You can also take the opportunity to visit the Tua Valley Interpretive Centre, where the Douro Historic Train passengers benefit from a ticket discount.
You can buy the program just for the trip on the Douro Historic Train, or you can choose for combined tickets, which also include a 25% discount on round-trip travel from anywhere in the country in Alfa Pendular, Intercidades and Regional services, plus promotional fare in Oporto urban trains.
Note: due to the pandemic, it is mandatory to use mask on board during the trip.
Round trip on the Douro Historic Train
These tickets are non-renewable and non-refundable.
Combined travel discounts
Take the opportunity to travel on the Douro Historic Train from anywhere in the country with 25% discount on Alfa Pendular, Intercidades and Regional services.
If you travel in Porto urban trains, you will benefit from a promotional rate of €2 in the round trip.
These tickets are non-renewable and non-refundable and can only be purchased at CP ticket offices.
Gift Vouchers - Gift vouchers sold during Christmas time will be accepted for exchange for adult and children tickets.
Saturdays: June 5th to October 30th
Sundays: August 1st to October 10th
|Régua||D 15:28||A 18:26|
|Pinhão||A 16:05||D 17:50|
|D 16:15||A 17:25|
|Tua||A 16:35||D 17:06|
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Accommodation: on the weekend were the program takes place and upon presentation of the train ticket at the following hotels: