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Address: Largo da Estacao, Peso Da Regua, Portugal
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Linha do Douro train ride

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... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Martin C
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
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 the spectacular scenery of the Douro valley and river. On the way out try and... More 

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Leicester
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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 along the valley to Regua; that is very attractive, but you do not get to... More 

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HONG KONG
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1,446 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
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.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
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 has been converted to diesel because of environmental concerns and the fire alert in this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 Douro river. Why? Even after we alerted CP staff about other passengers who, not contented... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,282 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This journey along the Douro line gave us rewards aplenty in breathtaking views of the valley and vineyards.It certainly lives up to reputation as the most scenic in portugal

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Penela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

a lovely little ride on this historic train (which isn't always steam), all along the river douro - spectacular scenery. The first thing they do is bring everyone a bottle of cold water, which was very welcome. Other nice touches were the traditional folk singing group that came along for the ride. Although we didn't know the traditional songs, the... More 

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Beuningen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is a train trip along the douro river. You make two stops in pinhoa and tua. On the stations is not that much to do. But the trainride is fabulous. One small thing the train doesn't turn so if you booked on the left side you stay there vice versa. They should turn that around on your way back... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Had to wait, there were no available seats, though we bought our tickets in advance, the air conditioning was not that great either Overall would not have done it again

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Lisbon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Book it in advance. Wonderful views over Douro Valey and slopes. With stoppovers in Pinhão and Tua stations. Offering port wine, special sweet candies, with a folk group performing in the train. Don´t miss the loading of water of the steam train on each station/stop and when it turns around (back) in Tua. A good way to see how people... More 

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