CLE Abroad in Portugal (D.C. Bar)

      Lisbon, Portugal

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      Apr 3 - 11, 2024
      Group size: 16 - 28
      CLE Abroad in Portugal (D.C. Bar)
      Lisbon, Portugal

      CLE Abroad
      • Email address verified
      • Facebook verified

      Apr 3 - 11, 2024
      Group size: 16 - 28

      About this trip

      The D.C. Bar welcomes members, non-members and their guest(s) to join our exclusive journey through Portugal’s Old-World allure and New World splendor.  While enjoying the best of Portugal's culinary and wine scenes, our immersive program will engage with local experts, attorneys, and academics offering relevant commentary on the Portuguese and EU legal and political systems, US-Portuguese relations, art, history, architecture, and religion. You will also learn why Portugal is fast becoming the most popular retirement haven for US and UK expats. You do not want to miss this opportunity to experience the heart of Portugal while receiving CLE credit (anticipated/pending). 


      Join our Core Program for 4-nights in Lisbon from April 3-7, 2024. 


      Add-on 3-nights in Northern Portugal, staying in Porto from April 7-10, 2024, including an excursion to the breathtaking Douro Wine Valley. (Return home from Porto-OPO if on the 7 night program). 


      Add-on 1 additional night from April 10-11, 2024 (8 nights total) returning to Lisbon with a stop in Coimbra, farewell dinner & overnight in Lisbon.


      ***Optional Pre or post-trip excursions to The Azores, The Algarve or Alentejo Regions available upon request.***


      CLE / MCLE CREDITS ANTICIPATED & AWARDED IN EVERY STATE. 


      Itineraries are subject to change. All meetings & activities are subject to final confirmation, cultural calendars pending. CLE Abroad terms & conditions apply to this program.  

      Planning your Flights

      For those on the 7 night program, your program begins in LISBON (LIS) and ends in PORTO (OPO). Please plan your air travel accordingly.


       For those on the 4 or 8 night programs, your program begins in LISBON (LIS) and ends in LISBON (LIS). Please plan your air travel accordingly. 

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      CLE Abroad, a division of Travel de Novo LLC, is a registered Seller of Travel (CST# 2140365-40). All customer funds are held in a trust account and safeguarded for the exclusive use of your program and related services.    

      What’s included

      • Select Accommodations
        4, 7 or 8 nights in Accommodations as selected (Standard or Premium Hotels) (if selected)
      • Meals and Fine Dining
        Daily breakfast and elevated group meals at top and authentic restaurants (including tips)
      • Wine Tastings
        Wine Tastings and Pairings
      • Professional Tour Guides
        Specialized tour guides and hosts at each destination; full-time Tour Leader
      • Ground Transportation
        Full-time ground transportation, touring and all city-to-city transfers (Executive Bus or Van where appropriate)
      • Entrances and Admissions
        Admission fees to all museums, public buildings, professional visits
      • Lectures
        Fascinating speaking engagements with Legal Experts, Business Leaders, Academics and representatives of Social Justice organizations and NGOs (Anticipated 7 CLE credit hours)
      • Guided Walking Tours
        The program requires considerable walking over uneven, "old world" cobblestone & slippery tiles, hills and stairs where an elevator may not be available. Participants must be able to walk unassisted.
      • Admission Fees
        Entrance fees to all venues/attractions included in group itinerary
      • Travel Tips
        Pre-trip departure travel tips and guidance

      What’s not included

      • Airfare
        Roundtrip airfare to/from Portugal
      • Airport Transfers
        Taxi/Uber suggested, private black car transfers available upon request subject to cost
      • Tips for Guides/Drivers
        Tips for drivers and local guides
      • Incidentals
        Individual hotel expenses (mini bar, room services, laundry fees, etc.)
      • Travel Insurance
        Trip Cancellation Insurance
      • Additional Meals/Drinks
        Additional meals not provided in itinerary or extra/upgraded drinks not included in group meals
      • Excursions
        Optional Pre or Post-Trip Adventures

      Available Packages

      Day Program Only - Lisbon

      Pricing Per Participant without Accommodations April 3-6, 2024 in Lisbon. Participants are free to book their own hotel, Airbnb, etc. in Lisbon. Package includes all group activities, lectures, meals, touring, tastings, entertainment, full program agenda, etc.  Participants are responsible for arriving at the meeting/departure points independently each day to participate fully.  

      $2,675
      Deposit: $750
      April 3-7 Double Occupancy (Standard)

      THIS 4-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:  4 Star Hotel Accommodations in Hotel Avani or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Double occupancy.   

      $3,375
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-7 Single Occupancy (Standard)

      THIS 4-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES: 4 Star Hotel Accommodations in Hotel Avani or similar in Lisbon (4 nights)  April 3-7, 2024. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Single Accommodation. 

      $3,875
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-7 Double Occupancy (Premium)

      THIS 4-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:  5 Star Hotel Accommodations in Hotel TIVOLI LIBERDADE or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Double Accommodations.    

      $3,725
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-7 Single Occupancy (Premium)

      THIS 4-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:   5 Star Hotel Accommodations in Hotel TIVOLI LIBERDADE or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Single Accommodations.  

      $4,480
      Deposit: $1,000
      Day Program Only - Lisbon + Porto

       Pricing Per Participant without Accommodations April 3rd-7th in Lisbon + April 7th Road Trip to Porto + April 8th & 9th in Porto including Day Trip to Douro Wine Valley. Participants are free to book their own hotel, Airbnb, etc. in Lisbon and Porto. Package includes all group activities, lectures, meals, touring, tastings, entertainment, full program agenda, etc. Coach transfer with group included from Lisbon>Porto. Participants are responsible for arriving at the meeting/departure points independently each day to participate fully. 

      $3,625
      Deposit: $750
      April 3-10 Double Occupancy (Standard)

      THIS 7-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS IN LISBON & ENDS IN PORTO AND INCLUDES:  4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Avani or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. 4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Porto Bay Teatro or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024. Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Double Occupancy. 

      $4,850
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-10 Single Occupancy (Standard)

      THIS 7-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS IN LISBON & ENDS IN PORTO AND INCLUDES:  4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Avani or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. 4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Porto Bay Teatro or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024. Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Single Occupancy. 

      $5,580
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-10 Double Occupancy (Premium)

      THIS 7-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS IN LISBON & ENDS IN PORTO AND INCLUDES:  5 Star Hotel Accommodations at TIVOLI LIBERDADE or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024.  5 Star Hotel Accommodations at Hotel Infante Sagres, Hotel Intercontinental or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024. Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Double Occupancy.  

      $5,200
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-10 Single Occupancy (Premium)

       THIS 7-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS IN LISBON & ENDS IN PORTO AND INCLUDES:  5 Star Hotel Accommodations at TIVOLI LIBERDADE or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024.  5 Star Hotel Accommodations at Hotel Infante Sagres, Hotel Intercontinental or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024. Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Single Occupancy.   

      $6,360
      Deposit: $1,000
      Day Program Only - Lisbon>Porto>Lisbon

      Pricing Per Participant without Accommodations April 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th in Lisbon + April 7 Road Trip to Porto + April 8th and 9th in Porto including Day Trip to Douro Wine Valley + April 10 Return Transfer to Lisbon with stopover in Coimbra.  Participants are free to book their own hotel, Airbnb, etc. in Lisbon and Porto. Package includes all group activities, lectures, meals, touring, tastings, entertainment, full program agenda, etc. Coach transfer with group included from Lisbon>Porto and Porto>Lisbon.  Participants are responsible for arriving at the meeting/departure points independently each day to participate fully.  

      $3,980
      Deposit: $750
      April 3-11 Double Occupancy (Standard)

      THIS 8-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:  4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Avani or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. 4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Porto Bay Teatro or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024.  Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley.  4 Star Hotel Accommodations in Lisbon (1 night) April 10-11, 2024. Includes an excursion to historic Coimbra. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Double occupancy. 

      $5,430
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-11 Single Occupancy (Standard)

       THIS 8-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:  4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Avani or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024. 4 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Porto Bay Teatro or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024.  Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley.  4 Star Hotel Accommodations in Lisbon (1 night) April 10-11, 2024. Includes an excursion to historic Coimbra. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Single occupancy.  

      $6,160
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-11 Double Occupancy (Premium)

      THIS 8-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:  5 Star Hotel Accommodations at TIVOLI LIBERDADE or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024.  5 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Intercontinental or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024. Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley. Hotel Accommodations in Lisbon (1 night) April 10-11, 2024. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Double Accommodations.   

      $5,750
      Deposit: $1,000
      April 3-11 Single Occupancy (Premium)

      THIS 8-NIGHT PACKAGE BEGINS & ENDS IN LISBON AND INCLUDES:  5 Star Hotel Accommodations at TIVOLI LIBERDADE or similar in Lisbon (4 nights) April 3-7, 2024.  5 Star Hotel Accommodations Hotel Intercontinental or similar in Porto (3 nights) April 7-10, 2024. Includes wine excursion to the Douro Valley. Hotel Accommodations in Lisbon (1 night) April 10-11, 2024. Pricing is PER PARTICIPANT based on Single occupancy.      

      $6,990
      Deposit: $1,000

      Available options



      Itinerary

      Day 1 - Wed. April 3
      Lisbon (D)

       Morning Participants arrive throughout the morning to Lisbon International Airport (LIS). 


      Afternoon
Check into the hotel along Avenida Liberdade (4 and 5 Star hotel options available at registration). 


      4:00 PM
Depart for program orientation and walking tour of the Lisbon City Center. Please be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes! 


      6:30 PM Group Welcome Dinner with guest speaker(s). 


      INTRODUCTION TO PORTUGUESE LEGAL AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS  Overview of Portuguese legal and political systems and basic principles of Portuguese civil and commercial law and procedure. Historical aspects of Portugal’s Roman-German civil law tradition, relevant legal trends, as well the relationship of Portuguese and European Union law, will be discussed. 


      Remainder of evening free to get adjusted.  

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