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Portugal

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STUDENT TOURS TO PORTUGAL

Immerse yourself in Portugal's contrasting landscapes of oceans and mountains! The country's rich history and culture offers a multitude of possibilities to make this trip  an unforgettable one for you and your students. How about another pastel de nata?

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Sample itinerary for Portugal trips

DAY 1

  • Overnight flight towards Portugal;

DAY 2

  • Arrival in Porto, let's start this amazing trip!    
  • Stretch your legs on a walking tour of Porto with a local guide. Carmelitas Church, Palacio da Bolsa, and Da Sé Cathedral, these are just a few of the treasures that await you!
  • See the city from a different perspective on a commented cruise on the Douro River. Ahey mateys!

DAY 3

  • Challenge your artistic talents during an Azulejos-making workshop, the famous Portuguese decorative tiles;
  • Embark on an excursion to the Douro Valley, famous for its wine production. Learn more about the wine-making process and Portuguese viticulture.

DAY 4

  • Visiting Coimbra and its famous university will, without a doubt, inspire you to want to study a semester abroad!
  • Discover one of Portugal's jewels, the Alcobaça Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture;
  • Tonight, the charming seaside resort of Nazaré welcomes you. Why not start with a walk on its splendid beaches at sunset?

DAY 5

  • Take a step in history as you explore Batalha and its monuments that commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over Spain in the 14th century. 
  • Learn more about the Order of the Templars when you visit Tomar, the former headquarters of the organization that builds the castle you are going to visit there.

DAY 6

  • Stop off in the charming village of Obidos, a medieval town topped with picturesque windmills;
  • Majestic palaces, impressive mansions, a fantastic castle nestled in the heart of a forest, this is what awaits you in Sintra! Pena Palace will dazzle you! 
  • It was worth the wait, tonight you're sleeping in Lisbon! 

DAY 7

  • From the Alfama district and its Moorish heritage to the most recent district of Baixa, Lisbon is chock-a-block with treasures that you will discover during a guided tour;
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Portuguese monarchy on your guided tour of Castelo de Sao Jorge. Do not miss the panorama!
  • Eggs, milk, vanilla, a few simple ingredients for an incomparable delight. Come and try your hand at making pastels de nata!

DAY 8

  • Departure for a day excursion in the Algarve! Next stop: Albufeira!
  • Embark on an unforgettable cruise along the coast to discover the sea caves for which the region is famous;
  • Sandals, swimsuits and sunglasses are compulsory, it's time for an afternoon at leisure at Albufeira beach!

DAY 9

  • With your head and luggage full of memories, make your way to Lisbon Airport to catch your flight home. Até breve, Portugal!
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9-12 Day trip
Year-round travel
Duo

Combine with a visit to Spain to enjoy the whole of the Iberian Peninsula.

Music

Don't miss to include a Fado evening to discover the country's finest musical tradition. 

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