Stunning coastline and medieval towns

Portugal for school groups

Portugal tour can be combined with Spain, Morocco, France, Jordan.


9 days start from $1995
11 days start from $2295
(all inclusive)

Add airfare: $695-$995

Do you know that...

Portugal is great for learning about

Music Fado
Arts and Architecture colorful tiles, different architecture styles
Marine Biology special dolphin interaction program
Nature amazing coastline
Agriculture largest cork producer in the world
Portuguese language
And much more

Portugal Itinerary

This is an example of the Portugal itinerary.

Remember: We are very happy to customize this itinerary to accommodate your group-specific interests. We can make it longer or shorter and adjust the cost to fit different budgets.

Day 1 Lisbon

Overnight flight to Lisbon

Day 2 Lisbon

Tour of Lisbon


Enjoy the view at the top of the elevator Santa Justa. 

Eat at Time Out Market, trying the best Portuguese specialties of seafood, pasta, desserts, and more. 

Bairro Alto, walk around the streets and experience the exciting Lisbon life. Visit Marquis of Pombal Square and Eduardo VII Park


Day 3 Lisbon

Tour of Belem


Ride on the famous tram number 28, the typical Lisbon transport. 

Walk on the narrow streets of Alfama


Day 4 Sintra

Walkthrough the charming, narrow streets of Old Town. 

Sample delicious Queijadas and Travesseiros in a local pastry shop

Visit the colorful Pena National Palace and Park and explore the palace “Quinta da Regaleira”. 

Visit the romantic Monserrate palace, and go to the monastery Convento dos Capuchos



Day 5 Obidos

Drive to Óbidos. Walk around the historical townscape of Óbidos

Óbidos castle, exploring the medieval architecture 

Santa Maria square, and visit the medieval church. Free time

Drive to Coimbra


Day 6 Coimbra

Visit of the Botanic garden and “Paço das Escolas” 


Walk at Largo da Portagem square, Mondego’s River, and the park.

Free time to shopping (Forum Mall)

Sé Velha and a Fado Concert (typical Portuguese music style)


Day 7 Agueda/Aveiro

Tour of the center of Águeda


Drive to Aveiro.

Tour of the center of Aveiro


Free time


Day 8 Porto

Tour of Porto

Free time.

Goodbye dinner


Day 9 Porto





Tour Operator

Sylvia  +1 617-301-1237 

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Country Code for Portugal +351

Police 112

American Embassy: (+351) 21 727 3300 Address: Av. das Forças Armadas 133C, 1600-081 Lisboa, Portugal


Our hotels and casas are centrally located and we usually place 2 students per room. Teachers are placed in single rooms. We offer discounted or complimentary spots for parents and chaperons.

Air condition

Towels and soap

Hair Dryer


Example from past accommodations


What’s included?

What’s not included

Why teachers and students love our educational trips

Low cost

Our prices include everything listed on the itinerary, all meals

Rich itinerary

Designed to create more travel experiences customers love.

Centrally located hotels

We stay in 3-4 stars hotels, mostly 2 students per room

Scholarships for students

We offer full or partial scholarships for students with financial need.

Interaction with locals

Joint activities or dinner discussions with local students, teachers, artists, entrepreneurs.

Teachers and parents travel

Teacher travel for free and parents/chaperons receive $200-$300 USD discount.

Essential Travel Information

for educational tours to Portugal 
visa requirements, health, currency, and more

▹ Visa requirements for educational tours to Portugal

There are no special visa requirements for US citizens entering Portugal for less than 90 days. Please make sure your passport is valid for at least another 6 months and has empty pages.

▹ Health, Vaccinations

✔︎ All travelers need to be in good physical health in order to participate fully on this trip. When selecting your trip please make sure you have read through the itinerary carefully and assess your ability to manage and enjoy our style of travel. Please note that if in the opinion of our group leader or local guide any traveler is unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group, we reserve the right to exclude them from all or part of a trip without refund. You should be able to walk at least 2-3 miles a day and be able to climb at least two sets of stairs.
✔︎ You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information or any necessary vaccinations before departure.
✔︎ There are no major risks associated with traveling to Portugal. 
✔︎ At least 30 days prior to departure, check with your doctor or healthcare provider or visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at
✔︎ If you have medication that you take daily, be sure you have enough for each day of the tour and any possible delays (we recommend adding 1-2 weeks of supply).
✔︎ If you tend to get motion sickness please travel with appropriate medication. If you have a sensitive stomach consider bringing Imodium as well.

Health Insurance: international health insurance, evacuation or cancelation insurance are not included. We recommend purchasing those before the trip. See the insurance box on the sidebar of this page.

▹ Electricity

Portugal operates on the European standard 220-240 volts and uses Types C, E or F plugs with two small, round pins.

▹ Connectivity, Internet

✔︎ The Internet is available in all hotels although speed may vary.
✔︎ Please consult your phone plan provider for phone call and text messages, international charges, and plans.

▹ Time zones

✔︎ Portugal is 5 hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET). 
✔︎ 12pm in New York is 5pm the same day in Portugal.

▹ Currency, cash, credit cards

✔︎ The currency in Portugal is the euro.
✔︎ Better rates of exchange are usually available overseas.
✔︎ ATMs are available in all major towns and cities and credit cards are generally available in tourist shops and restaurants. Visa and MasterCard are better than American Express, Diners.  Smaller venues accept cash only.

▹ Baggage allowance

✔︎ Our travelers are limited to one checked bag and one carry-on bag per person due to storage limitations on motorcoaches and other transfers, which may include train connections or flights. Additional baggage can be a subject of extra fees. Contact your airline for baggage size and weight restrictions for your flights.
✔︎ We recommend that you make sure you label your baggage and keep valuables, medication, documents, and a set of clothes, pajamas and cosmetics (travel size) in your carry-on bag in case of baggage delays.


▹ Tipping

✔︎ It’s customary to offer your guide and driver a gratuity in local currency. Please keep currency exchange rates in mind.
✔︎ We recommend tipping the equivalent of $10 per day per person and giving the tips to tour leaders to distribute between drivers, guides, etc.
✔︎ Tips can only be paid in cash.


▹ Itinerary

Our itineraries are updated regularly throughout the year based on customer feedback and to reflect the current situation in each destination. The information included in this Essential Trip Information may therefore differ from when you first booked your trip. It is important that you review this information prior to travel so that you have the latest updates. Due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, or other factors, further changes may be necessary to your itinerary once in-country. The order and timing of included activities in each location may also vary seasonally to ensure our travelers have the best experience. Your tour leader will keep you up to date with any such changes once on tour.


We LOVE to talk about travel. If you have any questions please give us a call: 617 301 1237 or email us:

We are always happy to talk to our travelers and answer the question


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Steps to enroll:

  1. Fill up the registration form on-line here.

Or download the registration form, medical release and contract below, fill it out, sign and send to or mail to Colibri Travel & Tours, 341 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA 02139.

2. Send us a copy of your passport and deposit check via password protected email or regular mail.

3. Pack your bags and enjoy!


9 days start from $1995
11 days start from $2295
(all inclusive)

Add airfare: $695-$995

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