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Pinhão is in Alto Douro wine region of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, northern Portugal. This area is the centre of the oldest demarcated wine region in the world: the Alto Douro Wine Region, classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Most travellers will arrive through Francisco de Sá Carneiro airport in Porto.

By train[edit]

Schedules Price
Porto - Pinhão One way Round trip
Departure from Porto (Campanha), InterRegional train, travel time: 2h12 07:25 - 09:25 - 13:25 - 15:25 - 17:25 €11 €20
Departure from Porto (Sao Bento), Urban + InterRegional train, travel time: 2 hr 22 min 07:15 - 09:20 - 13:20 - 15:20 - 17:15
Pinhão - Porto One way Round trip
Departure from Pinhão - Porto (Campanha), InterRegional train, travel time: 2h15 08:19 - 12:13 - 14:20 - 18:19 €11 €20
Departure from Pinhão - Porto (Sao Bento), InterRegional + Urban train, travel time: 2 hr 15 min 08:19 - 12:13 - 14:20 - 18:19
Regional train of CP - Comboios de Portugal

By boat[edit]

Independência catamaran, Barcadouro

By bus[edit]

  • 3 Rodonorte, +351 259 340 710, . Vila Real -> Pinhão: 12:15 -> 13:30; 18:45 -> 19:30. Pinhão -> Vila Real: 07:00 -> 08:30; 14:30 -> 15:45. €4.85.
  • 4 Transdev Interior, +351 225 100 100. Alijó -> Pinhão: 06:20 -> 07:00; 08:05 -> 08:45; 11:30 -> 12:10; 17:00 -> 17:40. Pinhão -> Alijó: 07:25 -> 08:05; 09:00 -> 09:40; 13:30 -> 14:10; 17:40 -> 18:20. €2.95. Transdev (Q442637) on Wikidata Transdev on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

Map of Pinhão (Alijó)

On foot[edit]

Pinhão is easily navigable on foot.

By taxi[edit]

Taxi are available and can be found in the Pinhão Train Station.

See[edit]

  • 1 Casal de Loivos viewpoint (Miradouro de Casal de Loivos). Casal de Loivos viewpoint (Q67454961) on Wikidata
View from Casal de Loivos viewpoint
  • 2 Gustave Eiffel Bridge (Ponte Gustave Eiffel, no Pinhão). Designed by Gustave Eiffel. Gustave Eiffel bridge in Pinhão (Q66170306) on Wikidata
Gustave Eiffel Bridge in Pinhão
  • 3 Pier (Cais Fluvial). Pinhão Pier (Q69500797) on Wikidata

Do[edit]

Douro Boat Tour[edit]

Rabelo boat in Pinhão

Guided tour and wine tasting[edit]

Tasting at Quinta do Bonfim

Travel by train through the UNESCO-listed landscape[edit]

Pinhão to Pocinho - This is the most beautiful section of the Douro Line and certainly one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world.

  • Douro Historical Train, +351 221 052 503, . Traveling by historic train along the Douro River is like taking a trip back in time. The 5 historic wagons cross the valley between Régua and Tua with a stop in Pinhão. This trip is unique, for the beauty of the landscape classified by UNESCO as World Heritage, the animation aboard a group of music and traditional songs from the region accompanied by a toast with a glass of Porto Ferreira. The Douro Historical Train operates between June and October every year. €42.50.
Douro Historical Train

Hiking[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

Budget[edit]

Casa dos Ecos

Splurge[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sandeman Wine Shop
Quinta do Noval wine shop

Sleep[edit]

Hostel[edit]

Bed & breakfast[edit]

  • 2 Quinta da Galeira, +420 778 452 756. Check-in: 15:00 – 21:00, check-out: 07:00 – 12:00.

Agrotourism[edit]

Rural hotel[edit]

Hotel[edit]

The Vintage House Hotel

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Go next[edit]

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