5 Days
Duration
Portugal
Destination

School trips to Portugal have grown in popularity due to the country’s diverse culture and phenominal landscape. Football is taken very seriously in Portugal and they play at a high level, allowing for great competition and wonderful training and experience for students. Not only will you find a high level of school football, but you will be able to emerse yourself in the culture. Don’t miss out on the great experience that Portugal has to offer.

BEST TIME TO TOUR:

The best time to visit Portugal for sports tours is between September and June, thus avoiding the hottest, busiest and most expensive months of July and August.

STANDARD OF FIXTURES:

With regard to hockey, you can expect a competition rating of 3 out of 5.

INCLUDED:

  • FLIGHTS:
    • Based on Tap airline
    • Routing: LHR/ LIS / LHR. Return flights (direct)
  • TRANSPORT:
    • Coach transfers to follow the itinerary as shown
  • ACCOMMODATION & MEALS:
    • 4x nights in Capuchos, at the 4* Aldeia dos Capuchos Golf & Spa (or similar)
    • Based on triple/twins for students & twins & single rooms for staff
    • Caparica is on Lisbon seaside, 7 miles from the city center
    • Capuchos is located on Caparica area, 13 miles from Lisbon city center
    • 04 x Breakfast/s 03 x Lunch/es 02 x Dinner/s
    • 02 x Post-Fixture-Meal/s
  • FIXTURES & TRAINING:
    • 2 x Fixtures per team (includes light post-fixtures meal)
    • 2 x Self-led training session per team
    • 1 x Pro-led training session per team
  • EXCURSIONS:
    • Half day trip to Lisbon with English speaking guide
    • Bowling
    • Surf Clinic
  • OTHER:
    • Services of a TEAM Sports Travel representative to manage the group during the tour

EXCLUDED:

Travel insurance. Passports and visas if applicable. Admission fees into sights of interest not included in the tour cost/ itinerary. Personal expenses such as tips for meals, gratuities, telephone calls, beverages, all meals not mentioned under inclusions and anything else of a person nature. Any other services not mentioned.

AREAS TO VISIT AND THEIR MAIN ATTRACTIONS:

  • Lisbon – The most recognised of Lisbon’s major attractions, St. George’s Castle commands a glorious position near Alfama on the crown of a hill overlooking the Portuguese capital. A highlight of any Lisbon sightseeing tour, the 16th-century Jerónimos monastery is a stunning monument of immense historic and cultural significance, deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage Site accolade. The Lisbon Oceanarium is one of Europe’s finest aquariums, and one of the largest in the
  • Cascais – The lively coastal resort of Cascais lies 25km west of Lisbon. It’s a popular day trip destination for residents and visitors alike and is conveniently located at the end of the Cais do Sodré-Cascais railway
  • Sintra – Lying just 30km northwest of Lisbon, Sintra nestles at the foot of dramatic mountains and is known for its castle and scenic old town (comprised of a cobbled square in front of the palace), lined with shops, cafés, and colourful town
  • Porto – The second-largest city in Portugal has renewed itself in recent years and is becoming a growing European city break destination, known for its friendly locals and great
  • Évora – is one of Portugal’s most enchanting cities. The Romans established themselves there in BC 57, but it was under Moorish rule that the town began to take shape, its maze of narrow lanes and alleys typical of Islamic urban design. A great place to explore!
1

Day 1

MORNING

  • Arrival at Lisbon Airport and transfer to your accommodation
  • Assemble at London Heathrow Airport where you will be met by your Team Sports representative to catch your early morning flight to Lisbon
  • check-in for 4 nights and leave luggage on storage at hotel
  • Free time to explore the area

AFTERNOON

  • Walk back to the hotel to freshen up before dinner
  • Walk to your afternoon Pro-led training session No. 1
  • Lunch (own arrangements)
  • Dinner and overnight at hotel
2

Day 2

MORNING

  • Walk to your morning Self-led training session No. 1
  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Walk back to accommodation to freshen up before lunch

AFTERNOON

  • Evening transfer to local club for your Fixture No. 1
  • Transfer to Cascais for a bowling session at Cascais Bowling Centre
  • Lunch at accommodation
  • Fixture No. 1
    • (includes post-fixture meal)
  • Transfer back to accommodation
  • Overnight at accommodation
3

Day 3

MORNING

  • Walk to the beach for Surf Clinic with professional Surf Coach
  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Free time on the beach

AFTERNOON

  • Half day Lisbon city tour including English speaking guide
  • Walk back to accommodation to freshen up
  • Lunch at the beach
  • Transfer back to accommodation and freshen up before dinner
  • Dinner at accommodation
4

Day 4

MORNING

  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Walk to your morning Self-led training session No 2
  • Free time on the beach before returning back to the accommodation

AFTERNOON

  • Lunch at accommodation
  • Afternoon transfer to local club for your Fixture No. 2
  • Fixture No. 2
  • (includes post-fixture meal)
  • Transfer back to accommodation
  • Overnight at accommodation
5

Day 5

MORNING

  • Arrive at London Heathrow Airport (group to make own arrangements to get back home)
  • Breakfast at accommodation
  • Check-out of your accommodation
  • Transfer to Lisbon Airport to check in for your homeward flight

~ End of Tour Services ~

You will be sent a copy of our ‘Safety Management System’ (SMS) with any proposal / quote that we send to you.  This will provide you with all the information you require to understand how we prepare for and plan your tour, to ensure health and safety at the forefront of our planning and a systematic approach is followed. If you would like a copy of this document in advance of this, please call our team on + 44 207 402 3708.

It is our responsibility to ensure that you are up to date with the health and safety advice for any destination that we feature on our website.  We feel the best way to do this to ensure that all information is the most up to date, is to provide you with the following web links:

Health, Safety & Entry Requirements: FCO Portugal

Health Advice: Travel Health Portugal

Fit for Travel Portugal

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