Winter in Portugal: Rich History & Culture from Cascais to Lisbon for Women Only

From the beautiful coastal Cascais to the modern city of Lisbon, trace the history of Portugal on this special learning adventure just for women during the quieter winter months.
Program No. 23928RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Nestled along the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal is home to colorful cities. With other fascinating women, discover the the coastal area of Lisbon during the quieter winter months, where the weather is mild. Trace the history of Portugal as you explore the quaint countryside and more modern city of Lisbon, and learn how the former fishing village of Cascais transformed into a royal residence and popular port. Local experts will introduce you to the very best of traditional cuisine, artworks and historic places as you bond with women who are as interested in the culture of Portugal as you are.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to two miles a day. Some standing; cobblestones.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Savor the traditional cuisine of Portugal as you join other women for a morning at a local farmer’s market and a cooking demonstration.
  • Explore the Gulbenkian Foundation – one of the most exclusive private art collections in Europe.
  • Learn the history of the Mafra Royal Palace and Monastery, built by King John V in the 18th century and now a National Monument.
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Leonor Sousa
Leonor Sousa has been working as a Certified Guide and Tour Manager for national and international clients for a number of years. She lives in Lisbon and speaks several languages fluently, has an interest and has taken courses in medieval art, history and architecture, and is experienced in product planning and coordinating events and conferences.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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