The Presidential Train - Douro


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The Presidential Train - Douro
Porto / Vesúvio / Porto


Price per person: 650€

The former presidential train, used by kings, popes and Portuguese presidents runs the Douro railway line in an unique gastronomical experience, with various chefs with michelin stars.

The train departures from Porto until the heart of the Douro Valley, with stop at Quinta do Vesúvio, formerly owned by Dona Antónia, a ferreirinha, an iconic figure of the Douro from the XIX century. At this wine estate you can taste rare wines, never sold to the public.

In this singular experience the 60 guests taste the best meals, wines and views of the country.


Available Dates 2019:

September: 20, 21, 27, 28 
October:     4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26


Your booking in “The Presidential”, includes:

  • 9 hour journey aboard the Portuguese Presidential Train (Porto-Vesúvio-Porto)
  • 4 course gourmet degustation menu by a Michelin starred Chef
  • Wine harmonization
  • 1 cabin seat (in shared cabins of 2, 3 or 6 passengers)
  • 1 lunch seat at one of our restaurant carriages (in shared tables of 4 guests)
  • Exclusive access to Quinta do Vesúvio
  • Port wine tasting
  • Bar with live music aboard (on the return trip)
  • Afternoon tea (on the return trip)
  • Exclusive Gift Bag
  • Collection Book signed by the Chef
  • Special rates at our partner hotels


Schedule:
  • Check-in: São Bento train station, at 11:00 – Porto
  • Arrival to São Bento train station at 21:30


Booking by:

Cenários D'Ouro, S.A.



The Presidential Train

Quinta do Vesúvio