4 DAY GROUP ITINERARY
Four Seasons can help customise itineraries for your group or party. Spread out on the slopes of seven hills, and reaching down to the ocean, Lisbon's scenic beauty is matched only by its rich historical and cultural traditions. The following is a sample group itinerary. Please contact the Hotel to discuss your needs.
Arrival at Hotel
After a short 15-minute drive from the airport, check in at the Hotel and let a mouth-watering brunch - with views of the Hotel's garden and the Park Eduardo VII - revive you.
- Hop on the famed "28" tram, which winds through Lisbon's cobblestone streets and historical sites.
- Browse the Hotel's 600 museum-calibre pieces of Portuguese contemporary art.
- Unwind by the pool or pamper yourself in the Hotel's award-winning Spa.
Work out in the rooftop fitness centre, which affords spectacular, panoramic views of the city.
Sample Portuguese hospitality with one of these welcome theme events:
- "A Taste of Portugal" – A Portuguese culinary experience that showcases the richness of the local gastronomy, highlighting the unique flavours of Portugal's different regions.
- "The Discoveries" – A culinary voyage that follows the routes of the great Portuguese seafarers, blending flavours and spices from Asia, Africa and Brazil.
Depart for a riverside visit to the city's most significant monuments, the Belém Tower and the Hieronimite Monastery (both listed as UNESCO world heritage sites), and the Monument to the Discoveries. At a quick pit stop you'll savour typical Portuguese custard tarts, "Pastéis de Belém."
- Lunch at Coaches Museum, a collection of some of the world's most beautiful 17th- to 19th-century carriages.
- Join a regatta or go sailing with personal skippers along the Tagus River.
- Explore Lisbon's most picturesque quarter aboard a vintage BMW motorcycle sidecar.
- Enjoy a port-tasting at the National Institute of Porto Wine.
Dine like royalty at Queluz Palace, the former residence of the kings of Portugal.
Drive along the coastline from Lisbon to the elegant seaside town of Cascais, and see Cabo da Roca, the most westerly point of continental Europe.
- After a stunning horse show put on by the renowned equestrian school of Leziria, enjoy lunch in the Colares wine cellar, surrounded by oak barrels and nearly 15,000 litres (3,900 gallons) of wine. Guests will be escorted to their tables by monks holding torches.
- Introduction to windsurfing, surfing, skate-surfing or body-boarding at Guincho Beach.
- A ride through the mountain of Sintra at the wheel of your own safari Jeep.
- Walking tour of Sintra, a UNESCO world heritage town, with its fabulous palaces and old mansions.
- Horseback riding along Guincho Beach and its surrounding dunes.
Dine in the revamped docks area where former warehouses, overlooking Lisbon Marina, have been transformed into one of the city's trendiest nightspots.
Visit the cobbled lanes of Alfama, one of Lisbon's oldest districts, and walk up to St George's Castle, on the peak of one of the city's seven hills.
- Lunch at Casa do Leão within the walls of the Castle.
- Improve your swing at one of the 12 golf courses located around Lisbon.
- Thrill to car racing at the Estoril racetracks.
- Choose between these two charming excursions: The Alentejo region and the UNESCO world heritage town of Évora; or Obídos, a walled medieval town resembling an open museum, and Mafra with its famous 18th-century convent.
The farewell evening will start with a cocktail in the Almada Negreiros Lounge or in the Hotel garden, followed by a gala dinner in the magnificent Pedro Leitao Ballroom. Decorated by the renowned Espirito Santo Foundation and adorned with tapestries created by Pedro Leitao, one of the most acclaimed artists of Portuguese contemporary art, this impressive room is the perfect venue for the memorable grand finale of an unforgettable programme.