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The Textile Traditions of Portugal

November 10-16, 2016

(with optional post tour to Madeira)

Contemporary Arraiolos Carpet, Central Medallion

Please join me for a visit to Portugal when we will learn about the country’s unique textile traditions via visits to museums, private collections and hands-on classes.

Highlights include:

The itinerary:

A Travessa Restaurante

Thursday, November 10

Friday, November 11

Passementerie Studio, Decorative Arts Museum School Queluz Palace Sculpture

Saturday, November 12

Portuguese Tile, Tile Museum

Sunday, November 13

Almendres Cromlech outside of Évora

Monday, November 14

Farewell Dinner at the Cadaval Palace

Tuesday, November 15

Wednesday, November 16

Price: $4,925 (single occupancy) or $4,650 (double occupancy)

Trip Includes:

Attendee Feedback

Wine Tasting

“...thank you for an absolutely wonderful trip. I enjoyed it enormously and it totally exceeded my expectations.” (April, 2014)

“Wonderful memories” (April 2014)

“The whole experience was stimulating and revitalizing.” (April, 2014)

“I particularly liked the wonderful food and wine!” (April, 2014)

“I was sure it would be good but the attention to detail in all the arrangements was outstanding.” (April, 2014)

Optional Post Tour to Madeira

Madeira Embroidery

Wednesday, November 16

In 2014 we had an expert come from Madeira to give us a lecture on their eponymous embroidery. The subject was so fascinating that I have decided to offer an optional post tour to the island. The trip will include:

Price: $1,250 (single occupancy) or $1,085 (double occupancy)

You won't have to lift a finger...