Olive oil circuit of Beira Baixa

A trip to the interior of the country and its tastes. Saturdays, between 3 November and 15 December

Travel on the Beira Baixa Intercidades with your family or group of friends and discover the culinary charms, in a characteristic tradition of the Beira Baixa region of Portugal, with guaranteed fun and olive oil tasting. 

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CP Services: Intercidades

One-day programme from Lisbon to Ródão and back, leaving at 8:15 and getting back at 22:20. 

  • 10h41 - Arrival at Ródão station and transfer to the Vila Portuguesa Restaurant in Cais de Ródão with a welcome reception of regional cakes, juices, water, coffee and tea.
  • 12h00 – Boat trip and lunch on board: sliced sausages, regional cheese, pâtés, olives and regional bread, vegetable soup, fish course – Portuguese style codfish, meat course -  braised pork cheeks, dessert – “tigelada” (typical dessert) or seasonal fruit, water, soda, red/white wine, coffee and digestives.
  • After lunch you can admire the Natural Monument of Portas de Ródão and observe large griffon colonies therein, among other species, in Conhal do Arneiro, Ilha dos Pescadores and Fonte das Virtudes.
  • 15h00 – Transfer through the Ródão Olive Press and visit to Tojeira’s Olive Grove with possible olive picking, depending on the climate conditions.
  • Visit to Ródão Olive Press (organic olive oil).
  • Tasting of olive oil and offer of olive oil samples, with the possibility of buying some olive oil.
  • “Tibornada” (typical dish) and snacks in Herdade da Tojeira Olive Press, with regional cakes and cheese, sliced sausages, corn bread, juices, water, coffee and tea.
  • Transfer to Rodão station for the return journey on an Intercidades train.

Includes: the programme includes the Intercidades train journey in 2nd class, equipment needed for the activities, transfers, meals and personal accident insurance. 

From Adult Child (4-12 inclusive)
Note: Prices in euros including VAT 
Lisbon 52.00 33.00
Vila Franca de Xira 51.00 32.00
Santarém 50.00 32.00
Entroncamento 46.00 29.00
Abrantes 44.00 27.00

 

Programme subject to a minimum number of participants.

Seat reservation mandatory.

This programme cannot be refunded or altered.

The programme may have to be altered due to weather conditions.

Saturdays, between 3 November and 15 December.

Travel on Intercidades train:

  • Outward: Lisbon Santa Apolónia 08:15> Ródão 10:41;
  • Return: Ródão 20:07 > Lisbon Santa Apolónia 22:20.
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Car parks:
Special rates at Lisbon Oriente station car park, if you show your ticket.