Lisbon is Portugal's fantastic capital and a truly exceptional experience for any educational trip. Awarded "World's Leading City Break Destination 2018" by the World Travel Awards it is not difficult to see how the world has become enamoured with this fantastic city!
Amongst the delicate pastel colour palette of its unique cityscape lies a totally mesmerising experience waiting to be discovered. Bursting with culture, history and a unique lively atmosphere Lisbon is a melting pot of experiences for every student who visits, particularly those seeking creativity and culture. Offering a number of experiences and attractions where your students can celebrate and discover creativity, art and design Lisbon proves itself as an artists playground.
Whether your group wants to explore historic methods or contemporary modern artworks Lisbon offers something to cater to every artistic taste and a unique way to experience the curriculum.
Boasting UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic art galleries and hands-on experiences to explore artistic methods dating back to the 1700's the city will leave your students feeling inspired and engaged.
Aside from its numerous attractions and visits, the city itself will amaze your students with its enchanting charm and Mediterranean cuisine, unique architecture and fantastic atmosphere. Your group will be able to spend time exploring its cobbled streets, marvelling at its historic quarters and fantastic palaces, sampling some of its mouthwatering cuisines and soaking up the very best of Portuguese culture.
At Adaptable Travel, we create the perfect tailored itinerary based on the requirements of each group. Below there is an example of one of our most popular itineraries that are used by groups travelling to Lisbon:
Depart the UK and take off for Lisbon by air, let that school trip feeling commence!
Depending on the time of your arrival you may have some time to spend experiencing your first taste of Lisbon. If you're in luck here why not visit the Lisboa Story Centre where you can learn about the history and culture of the city you're in!
After breakfast, your group will start the day by paying a visit to the Centro de Arte Moderna where students can spend some time getting to know some of the most famous pieces in the museum's collections by artists such as David Hockney and Henry Moore as well as Portuguese artists.
Once your group has enjoyed lunch you will then transfer to the Fabrica Santa Anna, a ceramic and tiles factory that has been making ceramics since 1741. During this tour, your students can use some of their inspiration from the previous visit to fuel their own work in a workshop led by professionals at the factory.
Once you have finished breakfast your group will transfer to the National Museum of Ancient Art, a museum which houses a range of materials from painting and sculpture to metalwork, textiles and even furniture. Many of the artworks in this museum relate to Portuguese culture and history allowing your students to understand the country and its culture.
After a spot of lunch, your group will then transfer to the Oceanario Aquarium in Parque das Nações which has been ranked the "best aquarium in the world" by trip advisor for 3 years! Your students will be able to get up close and personal with over 8000 sea creatures and marine life.
You will have a free evening in Lisbon, why not spend an evening sampling some fantastic cuisine with your group. Ask Adaptable Travel if you would like more information.
Your group will enjoy breakfast in the hotel and may have some free time to explore Lisbon one last time, depending on the time of your return flight home.
Embark on your return flight to the UK and transfer back to your institute.
Adaptable Travel can tailor make a school trip itinerary based on your exact requirements. Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your next school trip to Lisbon.
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