Lamprey circuit

A train journey to the beautiful regions of Beira Baixa or Tomar.

Gather up a bunch of friends, book your train journey and toss some rich cuisine into the typical local lamprey dishes.

Note: Runs every year between February and April. As soon as possible we will publish information about the next edition.

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CP Services: Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional

One-day programme on the Beira Baixa line to Tancos or Barragem de Belver, on the Tomar Railway Line all the way to Santa Cita, where you can appreciate one of the most beautiful sceneries you can see from the train and try one of our country’s most appreciated dishes.

We have special group rates so contact us for bookings.

Discounts for groups of 10 or more people:

Discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offers, including return rates  
Intercidades: Beira Baixa / Regional: Tomar, North and Beira Baixa
Adult Child (4-12 inclusive) Senior (65 or over)
40% off 5% off 5% off



The meal is paid directly at the selected restaurant. Prices for CP Customers:

Beira Baixa line

Restaurant "Restaurante Almourol".
Full meal: lamprey 6/8 steaks - €28.00;
Menu includes: Welcome aperitifs with canapés and tasting of Tagus wines and olive oils, regional starters, river fish or vegetable soup, lamprey dish, regional dessert or fruit, drinks, coffee, bagasse or liquor.

Optional activity: Boat trip on the Tagus river with a visit to the Almourol Castle - €3.50 per person.

Barragem de Belver:
Restaurant "A Lena" (near Belver station)
Full meal: all the lamprey you can eat - €35.00; lamprey 6/8 steaks - €25.00;
Menu includes: side dishes and drinks.

Tomar Railway Line

Santa Cita:

Restaurant "A Lúria"
Full meal: lamprey 6/8 steaks - €28.00;
Menu includes: various starters, lamprey dish, dessert, drinks, coffee, bagasse or liquor.

Includes: Transfer between the station, the restaurant and back.

February to April. Intercidades or Regional train journey.

Beira Baixa Line


  • outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 08:15 > Tancos 09:30; Barragem de Belver 10:10;
  • homeward: Barragem de Belver 16:41; Tancos 17:17 > Lisbon Santa Apolónia 18:20.

* The Intercidades train only makes an extraordinary stop at the stations of Tancos and Barragem de Belver if there is a minimum number of bookings.


  • outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 09:45 > change at Entroncamento 11:28 > Tancos 11:36; Barragem de Belver 12:26;
  • homeward: Barragem de Belver 15:12; Tancos 15:58 > change at Entroncamento 16:39 > Lisbon Santa Apolónia 18:13.

See the timetable for boarding at other stations.

Tomar Railway Line


  • outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 09h45 > Santa Cita 11h44;
  • homeward: Santa Cita 15h18 > Lisbon Santa Apolónia 17h20 or Santa Cita 16h13 > Lisbon Santa Apolónia 18h13.

See the timetable for boarding at other stations.

Programme requires a minimum number of participants.
Seat reservation mandatory.
These programme tickets cannot be refunded nor reissued.
Weather conditions may imply changes to the programme.

Car parks:

Special rates at Lisboa Oriente station car park, upon presenting your return ticket (or Homeward plus Outward) on the Intercidades train. 

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