Event Information

  • Event Type

    Social/Spouse/Partner

  • Event Date

    May 16-20, 2018

  • Location

    Lisbon, Portugal

  • Cost:

    Land Only

    Double occupancy – $2375 per person

    Single occupancy supplement – +$800.00

    Land and Air

    Double occupancy – $3400 per person

    Single occupancy supplement – +$800.00

Chapter Retreat to Lisbon, Portugal

Itinerary

Wed, May 16, 2018

TAP Airlines  – Boston to Lisbon, nonstop  6:20 pm – 5:50 am next day

Thu. May 17, 2018 

Private Coach – arrives at Lisbon airport and provides transfer to the hotel with sightseeing en-route   (or sleeping!)

Guide meets group in Lisbon airport arrivals hall and provides a panoramic tour commentary en-route to the hotel and just get acquainted with Lisbon. Along the way see major sights such as Castelo de St. Jorge, Se Cathedral, Church of St. Roque, Miradouro Portas do Sol, Tower of Belem.

HOTEL: Pousada de Lisboa, Praça do Comércio,  Lisbon, Portugal. Hotel has been reserved for early check in as available night before. Small Hotels of the world and National monument.  Authentic and super cool.

Meet for Lunch and afternoon activities.

Afternoon Eco Tuk Tour of Old Town Lisbon  Our 6-passenger vehicles navigate the narrow, twisting, steep streets, giving you a relaxing way to visit neighborhoods such as Baixa, Mouraria, Graca and Alfama. After Tuk Tour, walking tour of the city once we are done. (Special visit with a business)

Portugal Liquor Tasting before dinner with EO Portugal members

Authentic dinner at top Lisbon restaurant

Fri. May 18, 2018

Good Morning -Breakfast Buffet included

Guide – meets group in the hotel lobby and provides a full-day of experiences in Lisbon

Private Coach – arrives at the hotel and provides full-day transportation in Lisbon

National Tile Museum.  Located in the former Convent of Madre Deus founded by Queen D. Leonor in 1509

Tile Making Workshop.  We’ll work on the blue glazed ceramics and tiles known as Azulejo which stimulate the interest and curiosity for a specific artistic expression of Portuguese culture.

Jeronimos Monastery.  Built in 1501 and historically associated with Portugal’s great explorers, this is where Vasco da Gama spent his last night before leaving to discover India.

GoCar Self-drive Tour:  Buzz around the charming streets of Lisbon in our 2-seat yellow convertibles with a GPS system providing directions and historical explanations.

Dinner at Clube de Fado Enjoy an evening in Portugal’s hilly capital city which is known for its cafe culture and soulful Fado music.  

Sat. May 19, 2018

Breakfast Buffet included

Guide – meets group in the hotel lobby and provides a full-day of experiences in Sintra, Cascais

Private Coach – arrives at the hotel and provides a full-day excursion to Cascais, Queluz and Sintra  (about 2-hr drive + stops). Whisper System Headsets – for live commentary.

Eden”, you’ll notice the colorful bougainvillea and wrought-iron balconies with a lush, hilly backdrop.

Quinta da Regaleria – mansion in Sintra known as the Palace of the Monteiro Millionaire

National Palace of Sintra.  Known as “The Feather Palace” it’s the result of King Ferdinand II’s creative genius and the greatest expression of 19th-century romanticism in Portugal.  Explore & hike in the park, garden, tunnels, caves as well as tour inside the house.  References to the Knights Templar, the Masons and dark alchemy, all hidden within the grounds.  In the well there is a concealed passage that after descending 27 meters connects to a series of tunnels that run the length of the gardens.

Lunch included in local vineyard

Stop in Cascais, a delightful fishing village on the coast.  Originally a favorite town for nobility, enjoy a stroll along the beachfront promenade.and the traditional Old Town overlooking the harbor. Back to Lisbon for evening.

Mega Farewell Dinner: 4-course meal with 1 glass of wine included.

After Hours in Lisbon

Sun. May 20, 2018

Boxed Breakfast to be arranged for early departure.

Assistant – meets group in the hotel lobby and accompanies them to Lisbon airport.

Private Coach – arrives at the hotel and provides transfer to Lisbon airport.

TAP Airlines:  Lisbon to Boston, nonstop  10:45am – 1:20 pm