At the foot of the imposing Gardunha hills, Fundão has the perfect conditions for growing cherries and we can take you by train to visit the orchards in fruit and the charming historical villages in the region.
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Note: These circuits are run on Saturdays in June. The 2019 edition is going to be available shortly.
CP Services: Intercidades
8h15 – Departure from Lisbon Santa Apolónia Station on Intercidades train no. 541 to Castelo Branco;
11h06 – Arrival at Castelo Branco. Welcome reception at the station, including coffee, tea, water and traditional cakes;
13h30 – Arrival at Fundão. Lunch at the restaurant “Dom Vicente”, (appetizers, vegetable soup, cod à la Dom Vicente, dessert, drinks and coffee);
15h00 – Visit to the cherry orchards at Quinta do Pombal, in Aldeia Nova do Cabo, including tasting, offer of 1 kg of cherries and the possibility to buy cherries;
Departure to the historical centre of Fundão, near the station;
19h07 – Departure to Lisbon on Intercidades train no. 544, arriving at Santa Apolónia Station at 22h20.
Passengers can also board at Vila Franca de Xira Santarém, Entroncamento and Abrantes.
Includes: return journey on a 2nd class Intercidades service, transfers, lunch, visits, guide and personal acident insurance.
|From||Adult||Children (4-12 years old inclusive)|
|2nd class||2nd class|
|Note: prices in euros with VAT included|
|Vila Franca de Xira||54||38|
In June on Saturdays and Wednesdays.
Travel on Intercidades train:
Possibility of boarding at intermediate stations such as Vila Franca Xira, Santarém, Entroncamento or Abrantes
Dates depend on the ripening of the cherries.