Marofa lamb circuit

Discover the charms and tastes of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo.

Catch the Intercidades to Guarda and give in to the beautiful countryside and the huge range of handicrafts and gastronomy this region has to offer. Beira Alta lets you open your senses to the tastes of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo.

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Note: Runs every second Saturday.

CP Services: Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional

One-day programme from Lisbon to Guarda and back, leaving at 8:30 (from Lisbon) or 10:39 (from Coimbra) and returning at 22:30.

12:51 - Arrival at Guarda;
13:00 - Transfer to the Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo; 
13:40 - Lunch in one of the member restaurants* at Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo; 
15:30 - Guided visit to the historical village of de Castelo Rodrigo; 
17:05 - Transfer back to Guarda station; 
18:09 - Board to return to Coimbra/Lisboa.

*Member restaurants: A Cerca, Arco-Íris, Estalagem Falcão Mendonça, O Transmontano and Dias.

Includes: Intercidades train fares. The lunch is paid directly to the restaurants, who ensure the shuttle service, guides and personal accident insurance.

Intercidades train journeys:

  • Adult - 50% off the full price;
  • Child - 10% off the normal child price;
  • Senior citizen - 10% off the normal senior citizen price.

On return journeys in both classes. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount or special offers including return fare discounts.

Lunch (to be paid to the restaurant) 
Menu: local starters, soup, roast kid, home-made dessert, "Convento de Aguiar" wine, water and coffee:

  • Adult: €17.00
  • Children (aged up to 12): €6.00

Mandatory seat reservation.
These programme tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.

Every second Saturday.
Travel on an Intercidades train:

  • outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 08:30/Coimbra 10:39 > Guarda 12:51;
  • return: Guarda 18:09 > Coimbra 20:20/Lisbon Santa Apolónia 22:30.

Possibility of boarding the train at stations with Beira Alta Intercidades stops.

Car parks:
Special rates at Lisbon Oriente station car park, if you show your ticket.