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Luxury Arts tours

Contemporary Art of Japan
(12 Days)
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Naoshima, Kyoto


Arts & Crafts in England
(8 Days)
London, Cotswolds


Culinary & Art Tour of Spain
(11 Days)
Madrid, San Sebastian, La Rioja, Bilbao, Barcelona


Contemporary Art of China
(13 Days)
Beijing, Great Wall, Guilin & Yangshuo, Shanghai, Hong Kong


Art & Temples of India
(18 Days)
Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajanta & Ellora Caves, Mumbai (Bombay)


Art & Design of Mexico
(8 Days)
Mexico City, Oaxaca


Ceramics Tour of Japan
(17 Days)
Tokyo, Mashiko, Fukuoka, Imari & Arita, Hagi, Kurashiki, Imbe, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Kaga Onsen


Art Tour of Berlin, Prague & Vienna
(9 Days)
Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Prague, Vienna


Italy for Art Lovers
(13 Days)
Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna, Ravenna, Padua, Venice, Milan


Traditional Portuguese Design
(5 Days)
Lisbon, Sintra


Aboriginal Art & Culture of Australia
(9 Days)
Sydney, Ayers Rock (Uluru), Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land


Art Tour of France
(8 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Cote d'Azur


Art Tour of Switzerland
(8 Days)
Zurich, Winterthur, St. Gallen, Basel, Weil am Rhein, Bern, Geneva


Arts & Crafts of Burma
(9 Days)
Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay


Dutch & Flemish Art Tour
(10 days)
Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Gelderland, The Hague, Delft, Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Bruges


Culture, Crafts & Cuisine of Ireland
(15 days)
Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Kenmare, Killarney, Co. Clare (Dromoland Castle), Co. Mayo (Ashford Castle)


Traditional Portuguese Design

(5 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Lisbon, Sintra

On this private tour, experience the best of traditional Portuguese design. Visit incredible museums, renowned craft workshops in Lisbon and Sintra, browse Lisbon's excellent antiques districts, see beautiful gardens, and gain exclusive access to private craft studios and ateliers.

During private touring, see Lisbon highlights such as Moorish-inflected architecture, the old Alfama district, the sophisticated Bairro Alto and Lapa districts, and important museums. One day, take a private excursion to the aristocratic town of Sintra to see the spectacular castles, manors, gardens and backstreets that feature Portuguese design, architecture and history at its finest.

Throughout the tour, visit local artisan studios, workshops and specialty stores according to your interests to learn about (and browse for) the finest Portuguese handicrafts, such as hand-painted tiles, handmade linens, custom gloves and jewelry, high-quality antiques, needlepoint rugs and Indo-Portuguese furniture.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Lisbon
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 4 nights

Day 2

Lisbon
Full-day private city tour with guide and driver

Day 3

Lisbon & Sintra

Private excursion to Sintra. Return to Lisbon for private afternoon touring
Day 4

Lisbon

Morning private touring and shopping
Day 5

Depart Lisbon

Private airport transfer

Hotels
Lisbon: Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel or Palacio Belmonte Ricardo Reis

Cost
$6,465 Per person (double occupancy)

 

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Lisbon Lapa Palace, Lisbon Portuguese Tile Studio Making marbled paper, Portugal Sintra Palace, Portugal

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