The social program of the 4-week workshop will consist of the welcome banquet and weekend guided tours to historical and cultural sites in and near Lisbon. Information on the weekend social events are presented below. Please contact Tiago Cardoso for any questions and guidance.
Lisbon guided tour
This guided tour encompasses the historical neighborhoods of Lisbon. We will visit some of the main touristic attractions of the Portuguese capital, such as the Saint George's Castle, the old Alfama quarter, Bairro Alto, Lisbon downtown, Praça do Comércio, typical Portuguese cafes...
Lisbon oceanarium (Park of the Nations)
The Lisbon oceanarium is a place of enjoyment, while also promoting knowledge on the marine life and raising awareness towards the conservation of the nature. It is one of the largest public aquaria in Europe with 8,000 organisms from 500 different species, in the four represented oceans.
Electricity museum (Belém District)
At a time when electricity has become an essential part of our every day life, the museum invites you to come and see the power plant that "lift up" Lisbon. Be amazed by this unique space that combines the past and present of energy production, and discover the various floors of the boiler rooms, the rehostat room and the coal distribution conveyor belt, the mixing tower, the water castle, the tunnels... in an interactive tour.