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photo by: luisa-azevedo

   

 


Sketching Portugal

July 10-17, 2018

From: Lisbon to Porto

   
 

 

photo by: luisa-azevedo

   

 


Sketching Portugal

July 10-17, 2018

From: Lisbon to Porto

   
 

 

 

From Lisbon to Porto with sketchers!

Time to stop along the way to capture Portugal, one sketch at a time.

 
A journey by bus for sketchers and friends. If you are heading to the Symposium in Porto or just looking for an opportunity to travel with like minded people, this is for you!
 
 
Itinerary:
Download: registration form 
Day 1 July 10, 2018 Arrive in Lisbon
Arrive in Lisbon and check into your hotel. 
Please Note: The international flight is not included in the price of this sketching journey. Contact nancy@goingplacestogether.com for a quote for international air from your port of departure.

Overnight: Skyna Lisboa 4* or similar  
  

Day 2 July 11, 2018  Discovering Lisbon 
Breakfast at your hotel is followed by an expertly guided tour introducing you and your fellow sketchers to Lisbon. Lisbon falls like water from seven hills towards the great Rio Tejo. A magical city to explore. Capture it one sketch at a time.

tonight join fellow travellers for a welcome dinner at your hotel. 

Overnight: Skyna Lisboa 4* or similar  
Meals: Breakfast (B) Dinner (D)


Day 3, July 12, 2018 Lisbon at leisure 
Step out after an early breakfast or enjoy late start. This day at leisure in Lisbon is yours to create. With sketching tools in hand, return to that busy market or quiet spot you discovered yesterday or happen on a scene that is entirely new.

Tonight join your fellow travellers back at the hotel to share a glass of wine and a sketch or a story of your Lisbon.

Each overnight stop on this journey will include one day to visit the top sights in the company of an expert local English-speaking guide, and one day just for you. To sketch, explore, and experience! 

Overnight: Skyna Lisboa 4* or similar  
Meals: Breakfast (B)    

Day 4, July 13, 2018 Lisbon to Sintra
A bmorning drive north across the hills north of Lisbon brings you to the steps of Sintra, a once-royal sanctuary of forested terrain still studded with pastel-coloured villas and palaces stretching out towards the sea. Enjoy an afternoon of extraordinary sketching opportunities.

Overnight: Tivoli Sintra Hotel 4* or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B) Dinner (D)

Day 5 July 14, 2018 Discovering Sintra 
Following breakfast join your local guide as you step into the fairytale pages of Sintra. Later relax in a local cafe or explore further on your own. Tonight join fellow sketchers and share what you've captured of your time in these storied streets.

Overnight: 
Tivoli Sintra Hotel 4* or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B) 
     

 

 map of Sketching Portugal journey

 

From Lisbon to Porto with sketchers!

Time to stop along the way to capture Portugal, one sketch at a time.

 
A journey by bus for sketchers and friends. If you are heading to the Symposium in Porto or just looking for an opportunity to travel with like minded people, this is for you!
 
 
Itinerary:
Download: registration form 
Day 1 July 10, 2018 Arrive in Lisbon
Arrive in Lisbon and check into your hotel. 
Please Note: The international flight is not included in the price of this sketching journey. Contact nancy@goingplacestogether.com for a quote for international air from your port of departure.

Overnight: Skyna Lisboa 4* or similar  
  

Day 2 July 11, 2018  Discovering Lisbon 
Breakfast at your hotel is followed by an expertly guided tour introducing you and your fellow sketchers to Lisbon. Lisbon falls like water from seven hills towards the great Rio Tejo. A magical city to explore. Capture it one sketch at a time.

tonight join fellow travellers for a welcome dinner at your hotel. 

Overnight: Skyna Lisboa 4* or similar  
Meals: Breakfast (B) Dinner (D)


Day 3, July 12, 2018 Lisbon at leisure 
Step out after an early breakfast or enjoy late start. This day at leisure in Lisbon is yours to create. With sketching tools in hand, return to that busy market or quiet spot you discovered yesterday or happen on a scene that is entirely new.

Tonight join your fellow travellers back at the hotel to share a glass of wine and a sketch or a story of your Lisbon.

Each overnight stop on this journey will include one day to visit the top sights in the company of an expert local English-speaking guide, and one day just for you. To sketch, explore, and experience! 

Overnight: Skyna Lisboa 4* or similar  
Meals: Breakfast (B)    

Day 4, July 13, 2018 Lisbon to Sintra
A bmorning drive north across the hills north of Lisbon brings you to the steps of Sintra, a once-royal sanctuary of forested terrain still studded with pastel-coloured villas and palaces stretching out towards the sea. Enjoy an afternoon of extraordinary sketching opportunities.

Overnight: Tivoli Sintra Hotel 4* or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B) Dinner (D)

Day 5 July 14, 2018 Discovering Sintra 
Following breakfast join your local guide as you step into the fairytale pages of Sintra. Later relax in a local cafe or explore further on your own. Tonight join fellow sketchers and share what you've captured of your time in these storied streets.

Overnight: 
Tivoli Sintra Hotel 4* or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B) 
     

 

 map of Sketching Portugal journey

 

Download Registration form:


Bus tour starts Lisbon  July 10, 2018
Bus tour ends in Porto  July 17, 2018
Price: per person 
based on double occupancy
$2,214.50 CDN
Price: Single accommodation

$2,765.55 CDN

Group size: 20- 30 + escort  
A donation to Urban Sketchers International will be given by Going Places Together on behalf of each person participating in this trip.  

All prices are in Canadian dollars and
are subject to change 

 

 

Download Registration form:


Bus tour starts Lisbon  July 10, 2018
Bus tour ends in Porto  July 17, 2018
Price: per person 
based on double occupancy
$2,214.50 CDN
Price: Single accommodation

$2,765.55 CDN

Group size: 20- 30 + escort  
A donation to Urban Sketchers International will be given by Going Places Together on behalf of each person participating in this trip.  

All prices are in Canadian dollars and
are subject to change 

 

 

Day 6 July 15, 2018 Sintra to Coimbra    

Today turn from the forests of Sintra to the drama of Portugal's west coast as you drive towards the history and culture of Coimbra. Joined for this journey by your local guide, stops along the way will double as opportunities to discover the history and culture of the region and to sketch.

At Obidos, a classic Portuguese fortified town, wonder at what many claim is one of the most picturesque locations in Portugal. Obidos radiates charm; from the narrow cobbled streets and quaint village houses to the imposing medieval castle which once stood guard over this region. 

Later continue to Coimbra, your last stop on the road to USk Porto 2018. 

Overnight: Pousada de Condeixa Coimbra or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B) Dinner (D)

Day 7 July 16, 2018 Coimbra 
Today is your final day at leisure before the excitement of USk Porto begins. Enjoy the grounds of your historic hotel or step out into the this riverfront city that once was the country's capital. Explore the preserved medieval old town or mix with students who have been coming to Coimbra for advanced studies since 1290.

Overnight: Pousada de Condeixa Coimbra or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B)

Day 8 July 17, 2018 Porto
Today continue on to Porto and say farewell to your travelling companions. For those attending Urban Sketchers Porto 2018, check in to your hotel and visit symposium registration. For those not lucky enough to attend this year, ask Nancy when you register about hotel bookings and great tours of this facinating city.

This is the end of our services until once again we are Going Places Together, again!

 

Included:

7 nights accommodations as per itinerary 
Transfers, tours, as per itinerary in air-conditioned private coach
Entrance fees as per itinerary
All applicable taxes 
7-Breakfasts (B) 3-Dinners (D) as per itinerary
Going Places Together tour coordinator throughout

Not included:

International air (Please request a quote from 
nancy@goingplacestogether.com)
Passport application 
Porters and tips at hotels 
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary 
Travel insurance (Recommended for all travelers)
Painting/sketching supplies 

 

 

 

 Sintra Castle
 

 

 

Day 6 July 15, 2018 Sintra to Coimbra    

Today turn from the forests of Sintra to the drama of Portugal's west coast as you drive towards the history and culture of Coimbra. Joined for this journey by your local guide, stops along the way will double as opportunities to discover the history and culture of the region and to sketch.

At Obidos, a classic Portuguese fortified town, wonder at what many claim is one of the most picturesque locations in Portugal. Obidos radiates charm; from the narrow cobbled streets and quaint village houses to the imposing medieval castle which once stood guard over this region. 

Later continue to Coimbra, your last stop on the road to USk Porto 2018. 

Overnight: Pousada de Condeixa Coimbra or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B) Dinner (D)

Day 7 July 16, 2018 Coimbra 
Today is your final day at leisure before the excitement of USk Porto begins. Enjoy the grounds of your historic hotel or step out into the this riverfront city that once was the country's capital. Explore the preserved medieval old town or mix with students who have been coming to Coimbra for advanced studies since 1290.

Overnight: Pousada de Condeixa Coimbra or similar 
Meals: Breakfast (B)

Day 8 July 17, 2018 Porto
Today continue on to Porto and say farewell to your travelling companions. For those attending Urban Sketchers Porto 2018, check in to your hotel and visit symposium registration. For those not lucky enough to attend this year, ask Nancy when you register about hotel bookings and great tours of this facinating city.

This is the end of our services until once again we are Going Places Together, again!

 

Included:

7 nights accommodations as per itinerary 
Transfers, tours, as per itinerary in air-conditioned private coach
Entrance fees as per itinerary
All applicable taxes 
7-Breakfasts (B) 3-Dinners (D) as per itinerary
Going Places Together tour coordinator throughout

Not included:

International air (Please request a quote from 
nancy@goingplacestogether.com)
Passport application 
Porters and tips at hotels 
Meals not mentioned in the itinerary 
Travel insurance (Recommended for all travelers)
Painting/sketching supplies 

 

 

 

 Sintra Castle
 

 

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In association with:
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TICO Ontario Registration Number: 50010159


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