Lisbon Chemistry

from £415pp

Based on 5 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools


The Portuguese capital has a fantastic array of science-themed visits to complement school studies!  Popular museums include the Museu da Farmácia and the Museu Nacional de História Natural e Ciência (which is also home to the Jardim Botânico's plant collection).

Lisbon also boasts the Océanario de Lisboa, Europe's largest indoor aquarium and the interactive Science and Technology Museum, Pavilhão do Conhecimento.

These visits, combined with Lisbon's cultural highlights make this a unique and diverse destination for Science students!

Our Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1

    Flight from the UK to Lisbon and transfer to accommodation. 

    Get your bearings and learn about Lisbon's fascinating history with a guided walking tour of the city. 

  2. Day 2

    Discover the history of Portugese pharmacy and technology with a guided tour of the Museu da Farmácia. 

    Visit the Museu de Medicina, part of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Lisbon. 

    Spend the afternoon exploring the Belém district, including the monument to the Portugese Age of Discovery and the Torre de Belém, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

    In the evening, head to the top of the Elevador de Santa Justa for some great views over the city! 

  3. Day 3

    Spend the morning at the Museu Nacional de História e da Ciência, Portugal's largest museum dedicated to nature and also home to a fascinating Ampitheatre and Chemical Laboratory. 

    See the Jardim Botânico's collection of exotic plants from Portugal's colonies and trading posts around the world. 

    Enjoy some free time in the charming Bairro Alto. 

    Visit the Pavilhão do Conhecimento, an interactive Science and Technology Museum on the site of the 1998 World Expo.

  4. Day 4

    Train transfer for daytrip to Cascais. Spend the morning exploring a traditional Portugese market. 

    Visit the scenic cliff formation, Boca do Inferno, translated into English as 'Hell's Mouth'.

    Enjoy some free time on one of Cascais' many golden beaches. 

  5. Day 5

    Learn about conservation and biodiversity with a guided tour of the Oceanário de Lisboa, Europe's largest indoor aquarium. Option to add a backstage tour with one of the aquarium technicians. 

    Transfer to Lisbon airport for return flight to the UK. 

School Trip Accommodation


We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools. Our accommodation is usually 2* or youth hostel standard and provides a perfect base for enjoying your tour. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts. 

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Lisbon Chemistry

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Based on 5 days

If this sample itinerary isn't quite what you were looking for, just get in touch and we'll be more than happy to help you plan your ideal trip! Contact us on 0121 271 0121 or email [email protected]