Lamprey circuit

Book your train journey to the beautiful region of Belver and Ródão.

Gather up a bunch of friends and book a train trip to the beautiful region of Belver and Ródão, toss some rich cuisine into the typical local lamprey dishes and serve well seasoned. 

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Note: Runs every year from February to April. We will publish new information about 2020 as soon as possible.

CP Services: Intercidades | Regional and InterRegional

One-day programme up the Beira Baixa line to Tancos, Barragem de Belver or Ródão, 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.

Beira Baixa Intercidades and Regional trains
Groups of 10 or more:

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

February to April. Intercidades or Regional train journey


  • outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 08:15 > Tancos 09:29; Barragem de Belver 10:10; Ródão 10:43;
  • return: Ródão 16:07; 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; Ródão 13:04:
  • return: Ródão 14:31; 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.

Programme requires a minimum number of participants.
Seat reservation mandatory.
These programme tickets cannot be refunded or reissued.
Weather conditions may imply changes to the programme.

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

Restaurant "Restaurante Almourol".
Full meal: lamprey 6/8 steaks - €26.00;
Menu includes: Welcome aperitifs with canapés and tasting of Tagus wines, assorted regional starters, fish soup, lamprey dish, regional dessert, drinks: Tagus wine or vinho verde and coffee.

Includes: Boat trip on the Tagus river with a visit to the Almourol Castle and traditional games in the afternoon (subject to weather conditions).

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

Restaurant "Vila Portuguesa" (near the river)
Full meal: Lamprey 6/8 steaks - €26.00;
Menu includes: Welcome aperitifs, fish soup, lamprey dish, regional dessert, drinks and coffee.

Includes: Boat trip on the Tagus river with a visit to the Portas de Ródão National Monument.

Car parks:

Special rates at Lisbon Oriente station car park, upon presenting your ticket.


  • Telephone (business days from 9:30 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 17:30) - 249 132 752 / 919 988 775