How to Get to Ferrao Portugal by Train

How to get to Ferrao Portugal by train

To visit Douro Valley wineries without a car from Porto, you can take the train from Campanha to Pinhao. The train journey takes on average 2 h 4 min. Tickets cost on average $12 (EUR11). However, it’s best to book your ticket in advance as prices tend to be higher on weekends and holidays.

The train is a scenic way to travel from Campanha to Pinhao, and the route offers stunning views of the Douro River and the surrounding vineyards. The Linha do Douro is one of Europe’s most picturesque railway lines. It was built during the 19th century to transport wine from the Douro Valley to Porto, and it has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

While you can travel on the train with just a train ticket, it’s more convenient to join an organized tour from Porto. There are many options available, ranging from an hour-long trip to a two-day cruise that includes a hotel stay and return by train.

You can also upscale your experience by taking a private boat ride along the Douro River. Pipa Douro is one of the few companies organizing this service in the region. Their affordable tours are a great option for couples looking for a romantic and relaxing day in the Douro Valley.

Once you arrive at Pinhao, you can take a local train from Pinhao to Ferrao. The trains depart regularly, and you can purchase tickets directly from the station for less than 10 Euros per person. In Ferrao, you can take a tour of the on-site winery that concludes with tastings of three wines. After the tour, you can enjoy a four course wine tasting dinner in the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant.

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