Get aboard the train for a memorable journey along the Almond Blossom Circuit, where you can let your senses delight in the vast flower-filled landscape of one of Portugal’s most green and verdant regions.
The oldest tourist excursion developed by the Portuguese railway company CP (Comboios de Portugal), the Almond Blossom circuit takes you through some unique countryside, where history and tradition blend perfectly with the beauty of the landscapes. A journey that will literally take your breath away.
Taking you through the region of Alto Douro and Trás-os-Montes in special trains, along the line from Porto-Campanhã to Pocinho and back, the Almond Blossom Trail is further complemented by a choice of three road trips that you can also choose from:
Circuit A – Pocinho, Foz Côa (visit to the Côa Museum), Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (stop for lunch), Castelo Rodrigo, Barca D'Alva, Penedo Durão (view point), Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Pocinho.
Circuit B – Freixo de Numão, Penedono, Trancoso (stop for lunch), Marialva (guided tour of the castle), Longroiva, Côa Museum (visit to the Côa Museum), Foz Côa and Pocinho.
Circuit C – Pocinho, Torre de Moncorvo, Mogadouro (stop for lunch and a visit to the Archaeology Museum), Cerejais (view point), Alfândega da Fé and Pocinho.
Dates: These trips are going to be held on the Saturdays 4, 11, 18 and 25 March 2017.
Visit the CP website and their Facebook page to find out the train times and any other information you may require.