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Cascais

(+351) 93 224 4582

We will offer you painting workshops in Cascais, a small village near Portugal’s capital Lisbon, and near Sintra.

Our goal is to provide painting courses during the holidays that offer a unique experience of some of the most beautiful beaches, golf courses, gardens and villages of Europe, which can be found in Cascais and the surrounding area. 

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Cascais, Seaside Program

Margarida Ornelas

Program for the Holidays

Cascais Seaside


Date Time
Day 1 15:00
18:30
Transfer from Lisbon airport
Welcome Meeting at our hotel
Dinner
Day 2 09:30-13:00

13:00-15:00
15:00-18:00
Presentation of the tutor
Painting course
Lunch
Walking in the surroundings - sketching
Day 3 to Day 5 09:30-13:00
13:00-15:00
15:00-18:00
Painting course
Lunch
Walking in the surroudings - sketching
Day 6 09:00
13:00
18:00
20:00
Excursion to Lisbon
Lunch
Excursion
Dinner
Day 7 08:30
Leaving the hotel to Lisbon airport

 Day 1

Arrival at Portela airport in Lisbon

Transfer to the  hotel in Cascais.

18:00  Welcome meeting.  

19:30  Dinner near the hotel.


Day 2

9:30   In the morning you will watch a presentation by the course tutor. He will give a demonstration of his work and ask you the participants what kind of work you want to do during the week and what aspects of your art you would like to improve. 

13:00   Lunch in the hotel.

15:00   We will organise a walk close to the hotel where you can take photographs, make sketches in your sketchbook to use to make a spectacular painting the next morning in the studio.

As we are close to the sea, weather permitting, you can take advantage of the opportunity for open-air painting.

This is just one possible option. Weather conditions and group interests will determine our final program me.

Cascais village is situated about 6 Km (3 miles) from the hotel and there are buses every 30 minutes.


Day 3 to Day 5

9:30   In the morning we will go to the studio with the tutor and you can produce completed paintings based on your initial sketching.

13:00   Lunch in the hotel.

15:00   We organise a walk close to the hotel where you can take photographs, make sketches in your sketchbook to use as the basis for your paintings the next day in the studio. As we are close to the sea, weather permitting, you can take the opportunity to enjoy some open-air painting.

 

This is just one option available. Weather conditions and group interests will determine our final programme. 

Cascais village is situated about 6 Km (3 miles) from the hotel and there are buses every 30 minutes.


Day 6

9:30   After breakfast we will visit Lisbon.

Our route to Lisbon will take us along the panoramic coastal road, allowing you to see all the beaches stretching from Cascais to Lisbon.

 

You will have the opportunity to see Terreiro do Paço/Praça do Comércio, one of the most amazing squares in the world; Baixa – the old downtown district; Chiado, a quarter with aristocratic houses, small shopping centres, boutiques, historical cafes and old bookstores.

13:00   We will have lunch in a restaurant near the Tagus river.

We will visit Belém Tower, the church of Saint Jerome - both UNESCO World Heritage sites - and the Monument to the Discoveries.

While in Belém we highly recommend trying the famous pastéis de Belém, delicious and warm egg custard tarts dusted with cinnamon or icing sugar and made from one of the oldest and tastiest recipes in the world.

20:00   As this is our last day, we are going to eat fresh fish at one of Cascais’s local restaurants with a spectacular view.


Day 7

Check-out from the hotel and transfer to Lisbon  Airport.


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This is a selection of many options available. Weather conditions and group interests will influence our final itinerary.