7 Days Sightseeing, Wine Tasting, and Language Holidays in Lisbon, Portugal

Language and Wine Holidays in Portugal

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!

Highlights

  • Daily Portuguese classes
  • 2 wonderful wine tasting sessions
  • A free day to enjoy the lovely Lisbon
  • Wine tour to Serra de Arrábida region
  • Materials, entrances, and products
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Portuguese, English

Airport transfer available:
Lisbon Portela Airport (US$35 per person)

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Accommodation

You will be accommodated at a host family, a hotel, or a rented apartment in Lisbon, Portugal.

Host family

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.

Hotels and rent apartments

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.

Program

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.

Schedule

Monday

  • 09:00 Portuguese classes
  • 16:00 Wine tasting Portuguese table wines

Tuesday

  • 09:00 Portuguese classes

Wednesday

  • 09:00 Wine tour to Serra da Arrábida Region

Thursday

  • 09:00 Portuguese classes

Friday

  • 09:00 Portuguese classes
  • 16:00 Wine tasting Portuguese fine wines

You will enjoy a lunch break from 1 till 2 p.m. daily.

Included excursions

You will enjoy a wine tour to Serra da Arrábida Region and attend several wine tastings around Lisbon.

Location

During this holiday, you will be staying at an accommodation in Lisbon, Portugal.

Lisbon

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

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.

Food

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.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Discover the extraordinary Alentejo rural fields
  • Sunbath and swim on the splendid beaches
  • Visit the magnificent town of Sintra

What's included

  • 16 hours of Portuguese classes
  • 2 wine tasting sessions
  • Tour to Serra de Arrábida Region
  • All the materials, entrances, and products
  • Daily delicious breakfast
  • 6 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Breakfast if you chose the apartment accommodation
  • Lunches
  • Dinners

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

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.

Airport: Lisbon Portela Airport Airport transfer available: Lisbon Portela Airport (US$35 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 75% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 21 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Important information

Portuguese Connection only accepts cash, bank transfer and Paypal for settlement of balance upon arrival. Credit card is not accepted.

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