Discover Portugal: Lisbon's Cultural Heritage

Course summary

Lisbon, Portugal

7-day Course

Erasmus+ KA1

Embark on an immersive exploration of Lisbon, the captivating capital city of Portugal, and unlock the secrets of its mesmerizing cultural heritage. With one of the oldest borders in Europe, Portugal boasts a diverse range of landscapes just a stone’s throw away from Lisbon, offering a breathtaking backdrop for this course.

In this engaging program, participants will discover the perfect harmony between tradition and modernity that permeates every aspect of Lisbon’s unique cultural tapestry. From its remarkable landmarks to its vibrant neighborhoods, the city showcases a fusion of historical legacy and contemporary innovation that will leave a lasting impression.

Delve into the delights of Portugal’s exceptional cuisine, savor its finest wines, and bask in the warm hospitality of its people. This course invites you to immerse yourself in the tourist paradise that is Portugal, where leisure activities abound, and every experience is of the highest quality.

Through lectures, interactive sessions, and captivating site visits, this course aims to deepen your understanding of Lisbon’s cultural heritage. By studying its museums, urban landscapes, and local traditions, you will gain insights into the rich European identity that finds expression through Lisbon’s social fabric.

Course Objectives: This course aims to empower participants by raising awareness about the importance of safeguarding and promoting distinctive culture, cuisine, arts and sustainable tourism assets. It also intends to use Museums, nature and urban landscapes as agents of sustainable development and as educational work for heritage dissemination, both in formal and informal education areas as a relevant reference point in the case of formal education.

Trainees during a City Tour visiting LisbonCity

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Course Duration and Costs

All costs can be supported with a KA grant under the Erasmus+ programme.

This is a 7-Day course – of which Learning Together charges 660 euros per participant (A+B).

For a 7-day course, the course fee is 560 EUR per participant, for tuition and materials (7-day course x 80,00 EUR per day). This can be covered with the course fee that you receive with your KA1 grant: 80 EUR/day/person.


The course fee for our courses has been adjusted to meet the new KA1 grant budget (Erasmus+ Programme 2021-2027). Before, sending organisations received 70€/day/person for course fees. Now, the new KA1 grant provides 80€/day/person.

Payment of 100 EUR per participant (total amount).

This fee also includes our social program, which you can see below.


In the previous Erasmus+ programme, each educational organisation also received 350 EUR per participant for organisational support. Learning Together only charged 150 EUR for administration and organisation costs (local organisation and logistics, pedagogical support activities, learning validation, certification and Europass Mobility validation). With the new programme, the organisational support fees are now a standard 100 EUR per person – however, they can vary according to project type (job-shadowing, long-term,…). 

    • Cultural Heritage day: guided visit to the city of Lisbon;
    • 7 Hills River Cruise;
    • Belém Lisbon Bus Tour;
    • Modern Lisbon Bus Tour.

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Course Objetives

Whether you have a background in formal education or simply possess a passion for heritage dissemination, this course offers a valuable reference point for exploring the intersections of culture, arts, and education. Join us as we unravel the layers of Portugal’s and Lisbon’s fascinating cultural heritage and embark on a transformative learning journey in one of Europe’s most captivating cities.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand Lisbon’s cultural heritage: Explore the historical, artistic, and architectural aspects that shape its charm
  • Appreciate tradition and modernity fusion: Recognize how Lisbon blends rich traditions with contemporary influences
  • Discover the exceptional range of Portugal’s landscapes and their cultural and natural significance
  • Discover Portuguese cuisine and wines: Learn about the flavors and culinary traditions that define Portuguese cuisine
  • Embrace Portuguese hospitality: Explore the warm and welcoming nature of the Portuguese people
  • Investigate the European identity in Lisbon: Examine how Lisbon’s cultural heritage reflects broader European identities
  • Deepen European values, policies and educational philosophy through heritage sites and landmarks
  • Acquire heritage dissemination tools: Develop strategies for effectively sharing Lisbon’s cultural heritage in formal and informal educational settings using museums, urban landscapes, and local traditions
  • Raise awareness for natural heritage preservation
  • Use interactive and participative working methods in order to achieve better teaching practices
  • Promote intercultural awareness
  • Promote universal access to education, enrich foreign language competencies and promote EU’s linguistic diversity
  • Improve English communication

Daily Program*

  • Welcome dinner,icebreaking
  • Meet & greet, networking – participants and staff
  • Week briefing & planning
  • Museums, typology, characteristics
  • Cultural landscapes, natural and urban landscapes
  • Educational programmes in museums and cultural landscapes
  • Introduction to Lisbon’s historical, artistic, and architectural heritage
  • Organising and planning field trips – Video
  • Exploring the fusion of traditional and contemporary influences in Lisbon
  • A visit to a pre-selected Museum in Lisbon
  • The flavors, culinary traditions, and local ingredients of Portuguese cuisine
  • Discussion on the European identity expressed through Lisbon’s cultural heritage
  • A visit and city tour to Cultural landscapes in Lisbon (main and celebrated sightseeing points)
  • Lisbon’s stunning surrounding landscapes, history and characteristis: Planned Trip (e.g. the fairy tale city of Sintra)
  • Group work
  • Presentations
  • Course roundup & review
  • Learning outcomes’ validation
  • Certification Ceremony 

Social Program & Activities

  • 7 Hills River Cruise
  • Belém Lisbon Tour
  • Modern Lisbon Tour
*This schedule/ program describes likely activities but may differ based on the trainer's discretion and objectives.

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