Cantinho das Aromáticas, near Vila Nova de Gaia, one of the few urban farms in all of western Europe that does biological farming. It is mainly geared towards producing and selling medicinal and culinary herbs, using biological principles in its production methods. It is the only farm of its kind in Portugal and currently grows about 150 different kinds of herbs.
Come on and join one of the workshops or take a guided tour.
When: Any time of year. It is open to the public weekdays from 9:00 to 18:00 and Saturdays from 09:30 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 18:00.
Where: Vila Nova de Gaia - Coimbrões station - Quinta do Paço is about 15 minutes away on foot.
CP Special Offers: The Oporto urban trains offer special conditions for group travel under this partnership:
€2 return per person from any station to Coimbrões on the urban trains;
One free eturn journey ticket + entrance ticket for every 10 minors in the group;
This product is available for a minimum of 5 and maximum of 30 participants;
Advance booking is mandatory through the CP Oporto groups service:
Telephone: 221 052 482 (business days from 9:30 to 13:00 and 14:30 to 17:30)
CP Services: Oporto urban trains
Cantinho das Aromáticas Special Offers
Minimum of 8 and maximum of 30 people;
Visit led by a guide providing direct contact with the plants and the smells (does not include trying the teas);
Duration: one and a half to two hours;
€1.50 per person.
Minimum of 5 children and a maximum of 15, though there is the possibility of making two groups of 15 children each;
Children's activities (making biscuits with herbs, treasure hunt and/or picking of Bachelor button);
The programme lasts from 10:00 to 16:00 with a lunch break from 12:00 to 13:30 (lunch not included);
€150.00 fixed price for groups of 5 to 15 people.