OUR LISBON ACTIVITIES

COOK LIKE A PORTUGUESE

LEARN A DIFFERENT CUISINE

There is no better way to get to the heart of any land than through its cuisine; culinary traditions say a lot about a place.

The Portuguese wine and cuisine reflect the country: authentic, simple and generous.
We invite you to go on a delicious journey with a famous gourmet Chef from Lisbon, who will teach you all he knows about the secrets of the Portuguese kitchen.


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SKETCHING IN LISBON

MAKE YOUR OWN MASTERPIECE

Drawing is a way of expressing ourselves creatively and therefore the result is always beautiful and true. The secret is to be attentive and able to capture the moment, to get it down on a piece of paper.

Armed with a sketchbook and a pencil, we invite you to capture the spirit of Lisbon’s hilly skyline, big squares, narrow streets, old buildings and distinctive inhabitants.


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LEARN HOW TO SPEAK PORTUGUESE

BOM DIA, OBRIGADO, BACALHAU

Portuguese is the most spoken language in the Southern Hemisphere, and the fastest growing language in the world.

In this introduction lesson, taking place outside, in the historical centre of Lisbon; you will be given an overview of some remarkable events in Portuguese history with a special focus on the Portuguese language. Learn some of the language, become familiar with the history and local customs and this will give you some inspiration on where to go and what to do.


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PAINTING AZULEJOS

MAKE YOUR OWN TRADITIONAL TILE

Prepare a slab, fire it to 1200o celcius in the kiln. Glaze it, paint it with ceramic colors and add your own imagination and a dash of history.
This activity will carry you on a journey, exploring the history and the art of Portuguese tile painting. You will be travelling in a sidecar of a classic 60 year old motorcycle, breathing in the smells and experiencing the sounds close to the asphalt. Become inspired by visiting the buildings with the most beautiful Azulejos in Lisbon. Then continue the activity with a tile workshop, making your own Azulejo, your own unique masterpiece.


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LEARN HOW TO SAIL

ON THE TEJO – LISBON’S RIVER

We know that you are most probably a traveler coming into Lisbon by air but we would still wish you to discover and experience the fabulous views from Lisbon’s river, The Tejo.

During this sea experience, you will learn the basics of sailing, how to sail at different angles to the wind, handling of the boat, turning and stopping and leaving and returning to the dock. You will take away valuable experience and skills of how to navigate both in the open sea and in the river mouth.


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DISCOVER LISBON

HUNT FOR ITS TREASURES ON FOOT

From the heart of Praça do Comercio to the secret passageways of the mysterious and Medieval Alfama district. From the picturesque and narrow Bairro Alto streets to the fashionable Chiado district. From spectacular views to spectacular views.

Using a script, a map and a deck of tailored exploring cards, discover the different neighborhoods. Learn about historical and contemporary storytelling, feel that you are travelling in time with the legendary yellow Tram, drop into shops that reveal worlds of their own and solve the enigmas to get to the final treasure.


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WINE TASTING

DISCOVER PORTUGUESE WINES AND FOOD

Learning how to taste wines is a pleasurable and rewarding voyage that will deepen your appreciation for both wines and winemakers alike. Learn to look, smell and taste wine – by starting with your basic senses and expanding from there.

Visit our hidden wine bar and indulge yourself in fantastic wines and local small dishes. Your host will serve, explain and discuss wines of high quality. Ports, reds and whites will all be served. Accompanying these great wines will be small dishes that bring out the best in them.


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