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Would you like to learn one of the most spoken and amazing languages and immerse yourself into the Portuguese wine world? If your answer is yes, then prepare yourself for an adventure! You will combine Portuguese classes in the morning and several activities related to wine such as tastings and workshops in the afternoon, and even an entire day visiting wineries. You will learn about the peculiarities of the different Portuguese wines, regions, and their history. Come and join this wonderful vacation today!
Airport transfer available:
Lisbon Portela Airport (US$35 per person)
You will be accommodated at a host family, a hotel, or a rented apartment in Lisbon, Portugal.
Host families are the most frequently chosen option. You will get the chance to live with a Portuguese family who is already experienced in welcoming foreign students. In fact, this is an excellent opportunity for you to improve your Portuguese speaking skills by spending time with your host family, getting to know the language, the culture, the gastronomy, and traditions. The accommodation is reserved from two p.m. on Sunday prior to the start of the course until Saturday following the last day of the course.
You will receive your own front door key. Staying with a family includes breakfast, bedroom linen, and bathroom towel laundry. On request, your host family will gladly provide you with a dinner at an additional cost. Please bring your own towels. Please note that Portuguese Connection will make sure that your privacy will always be respected.
If you prefer some privacy by the end of the day, Portuguese Connection offers you a wide range of nice hotels with bed and breakfast. Rent apartments could also be a very good choice. You will be provided with a beautiful apartment right in the city center. All options are on average of 10 to 25 minutes away from the school walking or by metro or bus.
This holiday is the perfect opportunity to learn a very important language and spend a wonderful time in Lisbon by discovering one of the main traditional Portuguese products, wine. The wine tastings will be held in amazing places with a great atmosphere so you will be delighted. During the wine tastings, you will learn the peculiarities of the different Portuguese wines and regions, and their history. All the materials, entrances, and products are included in the course fee.
You will enjoy a lunch break from 1 till 2 p.m. daily.
You will enjoy a wine tour to Serra da Arrábida Region and attend several wine tastings around Lisbon.
During this holiday, you will be staying at an accommodation in Lisbon, Portugal.
The reason why everyone loves Lisbon is for its delicious food, excellent wines from different regions of Portugal, sunny and warm weather, amazing beaches to have a swim at, surfing, or just to enjoy a lovely walk along the coast. Not to mention the warm, kind, and helpful Portuguese people who will meet you with open arms and a big smile.
Portugal is one of the countries with the widest variety of wine grapes in the world and extremely rich soil for wine producing. This small country has so many different and exciting wine regions and terroirs. In 2014, Portuguese wine got the first, third, and fourth place in the top 10 ranking of the Wine Spectator Magazine. Port wine is worldwide recognized as a fine wine of excellence.
You will enjoy daily delicious breakfast and also amazing wine during the several wine tastings. You can enjoy delicious dinners provided by your host family for an additional of 15 EUR per day.
Breakfast is not included in the retreat if you chose the apartment accommodation.
Please book your flight to arrive at Lisbon Airport (LIS) also known as Lisbon Portela Airport. Transfer from this airport is available upon request. Portuguese Connection will pick you from the airport for an additional fee of 30 EUR.