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Douro Historic Steam Train

Largo da Estacao, Peso Da Regua, Portugal
+351 22 105 2511
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Wine and steam

This trip is well worth making. We went by train from Porto to Regua, then boarded the Historical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hertford, United Kingdom
Altogether fantastic experience!

This is a great experience. When you get on board you know where you need to sit as the seats are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emily H
North Wales, United Kingdom
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Largo da Estacao, Peso Da Regua, Portugal
+351 22 105 2511
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip is well worth making. We went by train from Porto to Regua, then boarded the Historical Train for the return trip to Tula. This is a wonderful way to view the Douro Valley, and the terraces of vines. The vintage train is hauled...More

1  Thank jedplan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great experience. When you get on board you know where you need to sit as the seats are clearly labelled. As you set off staff bring bottles of water which are great especially as it was hot when we were there. A...More

1  Thank Emily H
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We missed the train, but the small quaint railway station is a must see in itself, from the elaborate tiling to the atmospheric setting in this wonderful area

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A small typical train station, with a few set of Portuguese tiles in a very good shape. It has a small wine & chocolate souvenir store where you can grab a glass of wine and relax for a few minutes while enjoying the landscape of...More

Thank Tiago M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is not a review of the trip, wait until September for that. I was able to book our tickets for a trip Sept 17th online last week and pay. The booking page was easy to use , eTickets emailed and printed. All done in...More

3  Thank DavidandPaula
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We did not do the "Historic Steam Train" but caught the ordinary train from Peso da Regua to Pocinho (which is now the end of the line) and back. The journey takes about 1 1/2 hours each way and is a fantastic way of seeing...More

15  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This German-made 1924 steam train pulls five similarly old carriages between Regua and Tua on Saturdays and Sundays in the summer. Its the best way to see the Douro river valley. We drove up from the south to Cafaes (a rather wonderful drive), and then...More

8  Thank JulianLeicester
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I was with a day tour and we headed back from Regua. Took lots of the photos of the train station as well as the old train.

1  Thank Quack H
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This train trip is along the right banks of the Douro River, while the famous scenic N222 road extends along the left bank. The historical train is composed of a steam locomotive built in1925, and 5 old cars build in Portugal circa 1930. The locomotive...More

7  Thank nontroppo
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Bought the tickets in advanced, pages the same as everyone else. As we got in, CP staff greeted us with brochures. So far, so good. We sit. So does everyone else. Only... We were on the left side of the train, with no view to...More

2  Thank Gonçalo T
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11 July 2017|
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Response from DavidandPaula | Reviewed this property |
The line was closed for renovation in 2009. Due to budget cuts I believe it was never reopened.
Jeanne N
25 April 2017|
Response from Flavio E | Reviewed this property |
In 2017 the historic train schedule begins in june 3rd until oct 29th (saturdays/sundays) and the train also runs in wednesdays in august (2nd to the 30th). You can see more information at the site of Comboios de Portugal.
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4 October 2016|
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Response from Eli B | Reviewed this property |
Its a three hour round trip. Enjoy