School Sports tours to Portugal

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Dreaming of playing football, hockey or rugby under the Mediterranean sun? Dream no more, Portugal awaits. The country of Cristiano Ronaldo, Fado and pasteis de nata, Portugal has plenty to offer both on and off the pitch.

Football is a way of life in Portugal. So, whether you want to challenge your players with fixtures against local opposition, get them ready with a bit of pre-season training in the sun, or even professional coaching with one of the country’s top clubs, Benfica, a school sports tour to Portugal is for you. Rugby is rapidly growing in popularity here too, and is already the second most popular sport, with hockey also played widely.

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Estadio da Luz Tour

The home of Benfica, the Estàdio da Luz is also known as ‘a catedral (the cathedral) by supporters. In 2014, an online poll by the French sports newspaper L’Equipe named it the most beautiful stadium in Europe, so don’t miss your chance to visit.

Lisbon City Tour

On your trip to Lisbon, make sure you take a guided tour of the city.

Football Match Tickets Lisbon

Watch either Benfica or Sporting Lisbon in action to make your school sports tour to Lisbon truly unforgettable.

Surf Lessons

It’s not often that a capital city offers the opportunity to learn to surf, but Lisbon is famous for its waves! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to ride the waves whilst you’re in Portugal.


Give your competitive students the chance to let off some steam by having a go at go-karting!

Professional Coaching Benfica

Your football-mad students will be truly inspired by the opportunity to take part in a training session led by Benfica’s own youth coaches.

Oceanarium Lisbon

Visit the largest indoor aquarium in Europe! The Oceanarium is home to many marine species, including penguins, sharks, rays and octopuses, to name just a few. It's also one of the only aquariums in the world to house the magnificent and strange sunfish.

Lisbon Zoo

See more than 2,000 wonderful animals at the famous Lisbon Zoo!

Cascais town square

Cascais is a picturesque seaside town outside of Lisbon. Ensembles can perform in their main square, Largo de Camoes, usually in the evening.

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Sports Sales & Product Manager

Asha Loizou

Sports Tours Operations Manager

Millie Snow

Tour Coordinator

Maria Viedma

Tour Coordinator

Our dedicated team are here to help you design a tour that’s going to leave your group with lifelong memories. All experienced sports tour organisers, they’ll work closely with you to make sure your tour packs a real punch.

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