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Portugal. IDFW 21. IDFW 21. 19- 24 Sept 2010 Lisbon Hotel Tivoli Oriente. Capital: Lisbon. Territory. It is the most western nation of the European continent; Area of 92 090 km ²;

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Portugal

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19- 24 Sept2010

Lisbon

Hotel Tivoli Oriente


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  • Capital: Lisbon


Territory

Territory

  • It is the most western nation of the European continent;

  • Area of 92 090 km ²;

  • Bordered on the north and east by Spain and the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean; half of coast in south Mediteran Sea, too

  • Comprises the mainland and the autonomous regions: the Açores and Madeira ;


History

History

  • Half of Portugal was conquered/robbed the “mouros” (arabic people) . Stongreminiscencies in the South and in some villages/areas begin by “Al” (ex: ALGARVE)

  • Portugal started the process of exploration and expansion known as Discoveries;

  • Martime Routes and lands in North America, in South America, and East were discovered for the portuguese;

  • Our History begin at 1129 (CENT 12) .The establishment of the republic took place on 5 October; 1910


Climate

Climate

  • The months of spring and summer are sunny and temperatures are high and may occasionally move for 40 ° C in much of the country;

  • Summers are warm in the highlands of the north and the coastal region of the northern and central; more hot at the south

  • The Algarve, Madeira and the Azores, are above international tourist centers;

  • Normally, in the third week of September in Lisbon the temperature is around 20 º or a little more


Some f eatures

Some features

  • The Portuguese style of music best known is Fado; In several restaurants of Lisbon is possible to hear this kind of music accompaigned by traditional guitars

  • The country is distinguished too by fine wines, cheeses and traditional “sausages” (called chouriço, paio, .. ); + Oporto wine

  • Traditional food: “Cozido à portuguesa ” in Azores is boiled in “geotherm hole”, “feijoada” and “Bacalhau” (cod) ;

  • In the area of sport, football is the most widely practiced;


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  • Early history of Lisbon was a battlefield for Phoenicians, Greeks and Carthaginians It was Romans who started their two-century reign in Lisbon. Became one of the most significant cities in Iberian Peninsula and renamed Felicitas Julia.In 714, the Moors arrived to peninsula and resisted against Christian attacks for 400 years. When the Christians finally recaptured the city, it took one more century to repel all the Moors from the peninsula.Century XV Lisbon was then world's most prosperous trading centre. Furthermore, many attractions of the city at present such as Mosteiro dos Jerónimos and Torre de Belém, both classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites, were built during this period. In 1755 na erthquake/tsunami destroyed significant part of Lisbon


Interesting places

InterestingPlaces

  • In Lisbon

    • Mosteiro dos Jerónimos;

    • Torre de Belém;

    • Castelo de S. Jorge

    • …..

  • Close Lisbon (around 30-40 min by car/train)

    • Sintra (Palaces and Cap of Roca)

    • Cascais (on the most expensive town; residencial area for rich foreigns )

    • Mafra (Palace and Conventry)


Town of seven hills

Town of Seven Hills


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With a wonderfulview over the river and the “Parque das Nações”, this 4-star hotel reflects the energy, technology, art and friendliness of Lisbon today.


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Elected to a business meeting or weekend, “Tivoli Oriente” is accessible from any point inside and outside the city, the “Gare do Oriente” and is only 5 minutes from Lisbon airport.


Details 1

Details (1)

  • Hotel TIVOLI ORIENTE (includes breakfast)

    • Single: 105 euros; Double: 115 euros

    • Limit date to registration (keep the prices): 22 Agust

  • Fees (around 400 euros) to cover Lunch (buffet), coffee break, two dinner (pre-workshop, social event), polo/sweater, visit to a Palace in Sintra

  • Facilities in Area

    • Metro/underground (20 min from downtown), train, buses

    • Shopping Center (VASCO da GAMA) (100 m from Hotel)

    • Restaurants and bars (in the Shopping and along the river)


Details 2

Details (2)

  • Hotel TIVOLI ORIENTE to reach Airport

    • (5/10 minutos): around 5 to 10 euros

  • Information Package (history, remarks, shopping, transports in Lisbon, turistic sugestions, recommendations, …) distributed at the middle of June

  • Registration Form: send to [email protected] after receiving the Information Package

  • Hotel Registration: book directly refering IDFW-AM Set2010 ; include information for me [email protected]

  • Any questions for:

    • Colonel FERNANDO FREIRE [email protected]

    • LTColonel JOAO ROCHA: [email protected]

  • :


Planning

(Planning)


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Wednesday

afternoonandEvening:

TuristicVisitand Social Dinner

Hotel

Pallacein Sintra

Capof Roca

Village: Cascais

Belém Tower

Dinnerin Alfama

Hotel


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SOCIAL DINNER

Taberna d´ElRei

ALFAMA


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WELCOME

TO

PORTUGAL

Set 2010

[email protected]


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