SOCIAL PROGRAMME

 

Sunday          Sept. 2, 19 h                  Welcome Party - sponsored by F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Monday         Sept. 3, 18 h 30 min        Book Party at Livraria Escolar Editora 

Tuesday         Sept. 4, 21 h                  Concert

Wednesday    Sept. 5, 15 h                  Afternoon excursions (3 alternatives), including Social Dinner

Thursday       Sept. 6, 20h 30 min         Gala Dinner

 

 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EXCURSIONS, SEPTEMBER 5, 2001

 

Symposium delegates and accompanying persons are invited to select and book one of the three alternative tours described below. All tours end with a Social Dinner at the Estalagem Muchaxo (http://welcome.to/muchaxo), which is included in the price of the excursion.

 

Tour A. Lisboa Sightseeing and Visit to the Oceanarium

 

A half-day to discover Lisboa (http://www.atl-turismolisboa.pt). A drive along the Riverside to admire Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, with stops at Torre de Belém and at the Monumento das Descobertas is followed by the visit to the Oceanarium, built in 1998 (http://www.oceanario.pt) . Finally the bus will drive you to the Estalagem Muchaxo, where a traditional dinner will be served.

Price: 45 EURO (9000 PTE)

 

Tour B. Estoril Coast and Sintra

 

An unforgettable afternoon will take you to discover the “Sunny coast” and its beautiful beaches: Estoril, the colourful bay of Cascais, and the picturesque cliff of Boca do Inferno, Guincho and Cabo da Roca – the most western point of Continental Europe. The visit to the sumptuous 18th century Queluz Palace is followed by a drive across the Sintra Mountain. The bus will bring you to the Estalagem Muchaxo, where a traditional dinner will be served.

Price: 48 EURO (9600 PTE)

 

Tour C. Arrábida, Sesimbra and Bridges over the Tejo

 

Crossing the steel structure bridge over the Tejo, you will have a superb view of Lisboa. Next you will visit the old Castelo de Sesimbra, where you can admire the beautiful scenery of Sesimbra fishing town. In Azeitão you will have the opportunity to taste the local wines in a famous wine cellar. After driving to the Arrábida mountain – a unique nature reserve giving an outstanding view over Setúbal and Tróia, you will return to Lisboa by the Vasco da Gama bridge. The bus will drive you to the Estalagem Muchaxo, where a traditional dinner will be served.

Price: 45 EURO (9000 PTE)

 

GALA DINNER, SEPTEMBER 6, 2001

 

This Symposium dinner, which is included in the registration fee, will take place at the Casino Estoril (http://www.casino-estoril.pt). A Port of Honour will be served, followed by dinner with entertainment and ball.