To make our trip to Portugal even more special, we’re offering 3 different OPTIONAL TOURS for you and your guest. We’ve scheduled one tour each day May 20 – 22. See the details below for each tour. We hope you can join us!

Please indicate which, if any, optional tours activities you and your guest would like to attend. Vernon will then secure the number of tickets needed and will charge the applicable participation fee(s) listed in the Description to your stabilization account. Note that tickets will be purchased on or around 4/1/19. Tickets are non-refundable, unless canceled by organizer.

For questions, contact Andrea Smith at ext 8168 or andreas@vernoncompany.com.

Portugal Tours

    MONDAY, May 20 -- 9AM - 5PM We invite you to leave the hotel by bus and begin the journey to Sintra (located at about 20km from Cascais), a charming village classified as UNESCO World Heritage. Also visit a unique and mysterious property called Quinta da Regaleira. Then we will continue visiting the westernmost point of continental Europe: Cabo da Roca. A great place for a group photo and to enjoy the wonderful views! The cost for this group tour is: $145 USD per person. Should you sign up for this tour, your STAB account will be billed. Tour lasts 8 hours and includes bus service (9AM – 5 PM), entrance to Quinta da Regaleira, audio guides and bottled water on the bus. This tour has some considerable walking along irregular ground/pavement (cobblestone streets), and Sintra Village has many small hills. Note that a minimum of 10 participants is required for tour. If not enough participants, the tour will be canceled and your STAB will be credited back the amount you paid. Otherwise, tour is non-refundable.
    TUESDAY, MAY 21 -- 9AM - 5PM Join us for this once-in-a-lifetime visit to Our Lady of Fátima Sanctuary, an altar of the Christian faith and site of world pilgrimage. There is also the Chapel of Apparitions with its portrayal of Our Lady of Fátima. Take the time also for the location of the Basilica with the tombs of the three witnesses, and the Church of the Holy Trinity, the fourth largest in the world by capacity. Of the 3 tour options, this tour has the least amount of irregular ground/pavement/cobblestone streets, but still has some walking. The cost for this group tour is: $170 USD per person. Should you sign up for this tour, your STAB account will be billed. Tour lasts 8 hours and includes bus service (9AM – 5 PM), entrance to Batalha, audio guides and bottled water on the bus. Note that a minimum of 10 participants is required for tour. If not enough participants, the tour will be canceled and your STAB will be credited back the amount you paid. Otherwise, tour is non-refundable.
    WEDNESDAY, May 22 -- 9AM - 5PM We invite you to leave the hotel in the morning by bus and head to a place where private trams will be waiting to take you on an iconic ride through Lisbon. Next stop is The Azurara Palace, home of the Decorative Arts Museum, also known as Foundation Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva (FRESS). Final stop is a visit to the Castle of St. Jorge. This tour has irregular ground/pavement/cobblestone streets and up and down hills and stairs due to the Castle visit. The cost for this group tour is: $270 USD per person. Should you sign up for this tour, your STAB account will be billed. Tour lasts 8 hours and includes bus service (9AM – 5 PM), entrance to Azurara Palace & St. Jorge Castle, audio guides and bottled water on the bus. Note that a minimum of 10 participants is required for tour. If not enough participants, the tour will be canceled and your STAB will be credited back the amount you paid. Otherwise, tour is non-refundable.