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The Best of Portugal: From the Age of Discovery to Today

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Program #20983RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Ann from Oak Park, IL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 05/10/14 - 05/19/14
The Best of Portugal was my first Road Scholar trip, and my first trip oversees. Traveling is one of my retirement goals and this trip had made me hungry for more. Our tour guide was most enthusiastic and displayed a true love for her country, Portugal. The participants were most friendly, and very easy to converse with. I loved every moment!

Richard from Tomball, TX Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/24/14 - 06/02/14
We had a great time with the land package. Meals & lodging were quite good, adding to the overall enjoyment of our first experience with R/S. Helena, our guide, made it all the more interesting as we learned & saw Portugal first hand. I highly recommend the land package!!

Patricia from Sarasota, FL Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 11/02/13 - 11/11/13
We had a wonderful time on our Portugal trip. I highly recommend this program for anyone thinking about visiting Portugal.

Jennifer from Lake Quivira, KS Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 11/02/13 - 11/11/13
This was a marvelous program because our guide Helena was allowed to plan a lot of it including the lectures(we then went for cocktails to the professors house), the menus and the restaurants ( excellent) and special events like Fado concerts The country has a great history and is beautiful.Distances are not too great .Every participant had a good time

Heidi from New Canaan, CT Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/02/13 - 11/11/13
Something for every serious traveler: a chance to meet Portuguese citizens, to learn about their history, to admire their culture and to their seafood. The only thing missing is accommodation in one of those famous pousadas! A four-star hotel in Portugal is not what you'd expect in another European country.

Daniel from Marstons Mills, MA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 11/02/13 - 11/11/13
This was my first experience with Road Scholar, and I was very impressed with how well the program is designed. Count me in for future trips!!!!

Karen from Tulsa, OK Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/28/13 - 10/07/13
This trip was wonderful in every way - the guide was fantastic, the experiences amazing, the other participants delightful, and the country SO interesting and beautiful. It was a PERFECT Roads Scholar opportunity!


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Oct 25 — Nov 3, 2014 $1898  
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Special Offer: Take “The Best of Spain: Barcelona and Madrid” (#21336) and “The Best of Portugal: From the Age of Discovery to Today” (#20983) back to back, and we’ll pay for your airfare from one program to the next on select dates.

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8 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
3 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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