Visit one of Europe's coolest capitals and its exploding vegan scene

June 16 – 24, 2018 (Saturday-Sunday, 8 nights)

Price: $1600 per person includes:

  • 8 nights accommodation (based on own room and no single supplement)
  • One dinner
  • All admissions and activities
  • Cooking class
  • 6 day Lisbon Card, providing a subway pass and admission to most major sites
  • Round trip train fare to Evora, Belem, Sintra and Obidos
  • All logistics taken care of for you


We’ll be staying at Empire Hotel Lisbon, which has nice common areas where we can socialize and hang out while enjoying some down time. You will have your own room, with no single supplement.

Sightseeing and activities include:

  • group welcome dinner catered by a local vegan
  • walking tour of Lisbon’s 3 iconic neighborhoods–Alfama, Baixa and Bairro Alto
  • visit to National Tile Museum
  • cooking class to learn how to make a vegan version of pasteis de nata, Portugal’s iconic custard tart (as close as possible without all the eggs and cream!)
  • day trip/guided tour in Evora, a small, white-washed town in the Alentejo province, with its cathedral and chapel of bones
  • day trip to see Belem‘s Golden Age sites, including its enormous monastery and picturesque tower
  • day trip to tropical Sintra, a fairytale town with a Moorish castle and two palaces
  • day trip to Obidos, a lovely ancient walled town
  • a free day to spend as you wish, perhaps visiting food stores with lots of vegan options, shops with cork products, and a vegan shoe store

Detailed itinerary


  • Meals are not included unless noted.

Price $1600 = $400 deposit + $1200 final payment