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  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train
  • Douro Valley and Historic Train

Douro Valley and Historic Train

Vila Nova de Gaia 1 - 20 people 12 Hours
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1 Adult(s)
Adult(s) 147,00 € / each
Children up to 3 year(s) Free
Children up to 11 year(s) 73,50 € / each
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Offer this experience You must choose between base price or a date range (special seasons). A voucher will be sent to the recipient who will have 6 months to schedule the experience with Portugal by Wine.
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Nº people
1 Adult(s)
Adult(s) 147,00 € / each
Children up to 3 year(s) Free
Children up to 11 year(s) 73,50 € / each
About the Activity
Start the program at the Gaia Quay by boarding a boat and sailing to the city of Régua. Place where you will embark on a magical journey through the Douro line aboard a Historic Train.  Wonderful journey along the line, along the river until the Tua. The train will return to Régua station, where you will have to change trains. The return to Porto will be by regular train.

After disembarking at Régua Quay, you should go to Régua station and board the Historic Train. Admire the Douro Valley in a journey that transports you through time. Please note that the program does not include a guide.
The train will take you to Tua, the return trip to Régua will be on the same train, taking the opposite route.

Along the way you will also stop at Pinhão station where you can admire the beautiful tiles that adorn the train station, one of the most beautiful in Portugal.

The Historic Train is composed of the charismatic Steam Locomotive 0186, built in 1925 by Henschel & Son, and 5 historic carriages. Come on a unique journey to the past, marked by the beauty of the landscape classified by UNESCO as World Heritage. 

Come in this adventure and capture unforgettable moments!

Highlights:
  • Douro boat trip between Vila Nova de Gaia and Peso da Régua, for 12 hours;
  • Pass by Crestuma-Lever and Carrapatelo dam;
  • Breakfast and lunch on board;
  • Walking tour through Régua;
  • Historic train trip from Régua to Tua;
  • Return trip by regular train to Porto.
Region Douro
Duration 12 Hours
Languages Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Starting time 08:00 hours.
Discounts for children Children under 3 years, 100% discount
Children under 11 years, 50% discount
Nº of people Minimum: 1 | Maximum: 20
Meeting point Vila Nova de Gaia Pier
General Rating (2 Ratings)
This activity includes
Boat/Cruise trip
Pedestrian rails
Passenger insurance
Lunch
Train trip
Regional products tasting
Art & culture
This activity does not include
Hotel pick-up & drop off
Specialized guide
Personal expenses
Conditions
Programme
08h00 Check in and board at Vila Nova de Gaia Quay (without guide)
  • Departure to Régua
  • Breakfast served
  • Crestuma-Lever Dam (14,10m difference in level)
  • Carrapatelo Dam (vertical drop of 35 m)
  • Port wine apéritif
  • Lunch served on board
14:45 Arrival at the Régua Quay (on foot +/- 650 m, unaccompanied)
15:05 Arrival at Régua Railway Station
  • Board the Historic Train (unescorted)
15:28 Start of trip to Pinhão 
16:05 Arrival in Pinhão
16:15 Departure by train to Tua
16:35 Free time in Tua
17:06 Departure from Tua
  • Continuation of journey back to Régua
17:25 Arrival at Pinhão
17:50 Leave Pinhão
18:26 Expected arrival at Régua
  • Change trains (no guide)
18:41 Departure by train* towards Porto
20:30 Estimated time of arrival in Porto (Campanhã)
End of our services
Cancellation policy
If you cancelled up 30 days before the experience, we will charge 15% of the total amount;
If you cancelled up 15 days before the experience, we will charge 30% of the total amount;
If you cancelled up 7 days before the experience, we will charge 75% of the total amount;
If you cancelled up 3 days before the experience, we will charge 100%, the total amount;
In addition, all expenses and charges incurred by the operator with transportation, hotels or any other non-refundable costs will be charged.
Notes
The tour is autonomous and does not include a guide.
The schedule is subject to change.
It is held on Saturdays between June and October.
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Douro Valley and Historic Train
What people are saying about this experience (2 Ratings)
  • Salvador
    Salvador
    “Pedaço de história” Viagem ao passado com um passeio de tren a vapor que nos faz reviver toda a história dessa magnífica região que é o Douro. Salvador, 29 ago 2021
  • Alan
    Alan
    “Que viagem inesquecível! ” Que experiência incrível! O comboio histórico é como viajar no tempo! Recomendo para quem, como eu, gosta de conhecer a história dos locais e do povo! Cada vez mais apaixonado por este país irmão! Alan, 17 set 2020
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