XXI Month of Shad and Lamprey

The most appreciated gastronomic season by our visitors has already begun!

The culture of Vila Nova da Barquinha is intimately linked to the fishing arts. Thus, gastronomy has adapted itself to the presence of certain delicacies as shad and lamprey.

From February 14 to April 5 occurs the XXI Month of Shad and Lamprey where you can find in the participating restaurants some of the gastronomic specialties that excite the delicacies’ lovers, such as Açorda de Sável (Special Bread Stew with Shad) and Arroz de Lampreia (Lamprey-Rice).

To help publicize this event, some of the restaurants that are on its membership list have been present in several television programs.

XXI Month of Shad and Lamprey – Agora Nós – RTP1 (public broadcaster Television Show)


This is one of the best opportunities to get to know Vila Nova da Barquinha a little bit more, combining the specialties at the table to some unforgettable spots of interest!

You can count on our help so that together we create the most suitable program according to your requirements, providing you with the possibility of building unforgettable memories from Vila Nova da Barquinha.


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