Lisbon, Porto & Algarve (Portugal): 10 Days, 9 Nights
DAY 1: Depart home and travel to Portugal.
DAY 2: Arrive in Lisbon and take an orientation tour of the city’s key sites before checking-in to your hotel.
DAY 3: Learn more about Lisbon’s history with a guided city tour through the San Jeronimo Monastery, the Alfama district, and St. George Castle. In the afternoon, meet and perform an exchange concert with a local ensemble.
DAY 4: Discover nearby Sintra, a UNESCO World heritage site, explore Lisbon, and see a Fado performance to experience Portuguese folk music.
DAY 5: Travel to Porto, Portugal’s second-largest coastal city, stopping in Fatima, one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world, on the way.
DAY 6: Tour Porto’s key sites including the Dom Luis Bridge, Clerigos Tower, Porto Cathedral, and Casa da Musica, and perform a concert in one of Porto’s incredible venues.
DAY 7: Visit Santarem to tour the Igreja do Santissimo Milagre (Church of the Holy Miracle), and travel south along Portugal’s coastline to the Algarve region.
DAY 8: Explore Algarve’s beaches, see the extraordinary sand sculpture exhibition, and meet and perform an exchange concert with a local ensemble.
DAY 9: Leave the Algarve region and travel back to Lisbon, taking time to explore the city before your farewell dinner.
DAY 10: Transfer to the airport and begin your journey home.
Experience the exquisite castles and cathedrals of Lisbon, discover the history of the Algarve Coast, and explore the excitement of Seville.
DAY 1: Depart from your home airport to Portugal.
DAY 2: Arrive in Portugal and travel to Lisbon, the capital of Portuguese culture.
DAY 3: Tour historic Lisbon, visit UNESCO world-heritage sites San Jeronimo Monastery and Blemem Tower, explore the historic Alfama district, and meet and perform an exchange concert with a local ensemble.
DAY 4: Take a day trip to the resort town of Sintra, visit the National Palace, the Pena Palace and Sintra National Park, and sing mass in one of Lisbon’s historic churches.
DAY 5: Travel to the Portuguese Algarve Coast, known for its Mediterranean beaches and golf resorts.
DAY 6: Explore Faro with a guided city tour through the Arco da Vila and the Faro Cathedral, and meet and perform a concert in the city.
DAY 7: Discover Huelva’s historic sites including Moguer, Palos de la Frontera, and the Rábida Monastery, before checking-in to your hotel in Seville.
DAY 8: Learn about Sevilla, take a guided city tour of the Giralda, la Torre del Oro and the Royal Alcazar, and perform a final concert in one of Seville’s incredible venues.