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Program #20983RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
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Eleanor Nicholls Aug 22, 2014 at 01:20 PM

Ellie Nicholls (Eleanor) Sept. 20th program. Looking forward to meeting you and to all we will learn about Portugal. I live N. of
Toni Kestenbaum Aug 22, 2014 at 08:37 PM

We love Seattle! Are you far north? Do you know my friend, David Brewster, who used to be the publisher of the Seattle Weekly, among many other things, and is still very engaged with all things Seattle?

Toni Kestenbaum Aug 17, 2014 at 11:49 PM

My husband, Herb and I are going on this trip on September 20. We live in Philadelphia and are flying direct from here to Lisbon (US Airways). Our flight arrives 8:50AM on the 21st. Toni Kestenbaum I can be reached at (Isn't that a clever email address?!

Jennifer Ashby Aug 03, 2014 at 05:48 PM

Castle and tile museum
Carlos Goldberg Aug 04, 2014 at 07:38 PM

Hi Jennifer, I've signed up for the Portugal tour Oct. 11-20. Are you from Indianapolis; if yes, how are getting to JFK on Oct. 11. I recommend Lonely Planet Portugal. Carlos,

Richard Noble Aug 02, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Richard Noble Wife and I booked on Portugal tour Oct 11. Plan to arrive a day early. Looking for things to do that first that won't duplicate the program Any suggestions?
Carlos Goldberg Aug 04, 2014 at 07:40 PM

Hi Richard, I've signed up for the Portugal tour Oct. 11-20. I recommend Lonely Planet Portugal. Carlos,

Carlos Goldberg Jul 22, 2014 at 04:14 PM

Hi, I'm Carlos Goldberg & I signed up for the Portugal Tour Oct.11-20. I'm a smoker & looking for a roommate who smokes or doesn't mind the smell of smoke. I would also like to hear from other tour members.
My email:; my password:
125QZUM. Thanks, Carlos

Susan Chadwick Jul 10, 2014 at 03:42 PM

I'm doing this trip October 4. I'll be in with my daughter in the London area for a week beforehand. I live in upstate NY. Anyone else on the 10/4 trip?
Robert Thomas Jul 31, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Hi Susan, Marian and I will also be on the 10/4 trip.
Susan Chadwick Aug 22, 2014 at 05:51 PM

Looking forward to meeting you both

Susan Chadwick May 28, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Doing this Portugal trip Oct 25. I'll be with my daughter in the London area for a week beforehand. I live in upstate NY.
Richard Dorn Jun 04, 2014 at 03:01 PM

Just finished the Portugal trip, land tour was really good, food tasty & lodging comfortable. Enjoy.
Susan Chadwick Jul 10, 2014 at 03:43 PM

Oops wrong date of trip. October 4 not 25th.

Judith Robinson May 14, 2014 at 02:05 PM

We are going on May 24 -June 2 Portugal tour. Looking forward to it v. much. We live in Champaign-Urbana, IL. Anyone else leaving from O'Hare on Sat. May 24?

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