Some participants have asked the Portuguese delegation if it would be possible to make a pre-tour to Fatima, a Catholic pilgrimage site. The National Fellowship of Portugal, Federação de Escoteiros e Guias Adultos (FEGA) agreed to organize a pre-tour.
When: 14 – 17 August 2020
Departure: from the Conference hotel (Melia) in Madrid, Spain
Number of participants: minimum 30 and maximum 40
Friday, 14th August: 09:00 AM departure from Melia hotel, Madrid, Spain via Guarda (Portugal) to Fatima. Visit and pray at the pilgrimage site in the evening.
Saturday, 15th August: Free time in Fatima with a possibility of attending Mass and visit to the two cathedrals. 10:00 AM Departure from Fatima to Batalha, Alcobça to the hotel in Lisbon. Lisbon by night, free time or Fados (extra). Fado is a type of Portuguese singing, traditionally associated with pubs and cafés, that is renowned for its expressive and profoundly melancholic character.
Sunday, 16th August: 09:00 AM departure and visit Lisbon, Alqueva Dam, the largest artificial lake in Europe and the medieval castle of Monsaraz and ending in Elvas at the hotel.
Monday, 17th August: 09:00 AM visit to Elvas (a World Heritage site) and continue to Madrid.
Price p.p.: 400 euro (supplement single room occupancy 135 euro).
The tour includes transport by bus, 3 nights in 4-star hotels based in a double room and breakfast, 3 dinners, 2 guides from the Portuguese Fellowship, entrance fee monuments.
Payment: Total in one amount until 15 March 2020
Deadline for registration: 15 March 2020
Cancellation policy: In case of a cancellation before March 15, 2020 a 50% penalty.
Details will be sent to the participants as soon as the registration form and payment has been received by 15th February.