Private luxury tours in art, architecture & design travel

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Luxury Art & Design Tours

Contemporary Art of Japan
(12 Days)
Tokyo, Kanazawa, Naoshima, Kyoto

Arts & Crafts in England
(8 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Culinary & Art Tour of Spain
(11 Days)
Madrid, San Sebastian, La Rioja, Bilbao, Barcelona

Art & Temples of India
(18 Days)
Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajanta & Ellora Caves, Mumbai (Bombay)

Art & Design of Mexico
(8 Days)
Mexico City, Oaxaca

Ceramics Tour of Japan
(17 Days)
Tokyo & Mashiko, Fukuoka, Imari & Arita, Hagi, Kurashiki & Imbe, Kyoto, Kanazawa & Yamashiro Onsen

Art Tour of Berlin, Prague & Vienna
(9 Days)
Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, Prague, Vienna

Italy for Art Lovers
(13 Days)
Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna, Ravenna, Padua, Venice, Milan

Traditional Portuguese Design
(5 Days)
Lisbon, Sintra

Aboriginal Art & Culture of Australia
(9 Days)
Sydney, Ayers Rock (Uluru), Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land

Art Tour of France
(8 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Cote d'Azur

Art Tour of Switzerland
(8 Days)
Zurich, Winterthur, St. Gallen, Basel, Weil am Rhein, Bern, Geneva

Arts & Crafts of Burma
(9 Days)
Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay

Dutch & Flemish Art Tour
(10 days)
Bruges & Ghent, Brussels & Antwerp, Amsterdam with The Hague & Delft

Culture, Crafts & Cuisine of Ireland
(15 days)
Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Kenmare, Killarney, Co. Clare (Dromoland Castle), Co. Mayo (Ashford Castle)

Traditional Portuguese Design

(5 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Lisbon, Sintra

On this private tour, experience the best of traditional Portuguese design. Visit incredible museums, renowned craft workshops in Lisbon and Sintra, browse Lisbon's excellent antiques districts, see beautiful gardens, and gain exclusive access to private craft studios and ateliers.

During private touring, see Lisbon highlights such as Moorish-inflected architecture, the old Alfama district, the sophisticated Bairro Alto and Lapa districts, and important museums. One day, take a private excursion to the aristocratic town of Sintra to see the spectacular castles, manors, gardens and backstreets that feature Portuguese design, architecture and history at its finest.

Throughout the tour, visit local artisan studios, workshops and specialty stores according to your interests to learn about (and browse for) the finest Portuguese handicrafts, such as hand-painted tiles, handmade linens, custom gloves and jewelry, high-quality antiques, needlepoint rugs and Indo-Portuguese furniture.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Lisbon
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 4 nights

Day 2

Lisbon
Full-day private city tour with guide and driver

Day 3

Lisbon & Sintra

Private excursion to Sintra. Return to Lisbon for private afternoon touring
Day 4

Lisbon

Morning private touring and shopping
Day 5

Depart Lisbon

Private airport transfer

Hotels
Lisbon: Olissippo Lapa Palace Hotel or Palacio Belmonte Ricardo Reis

Cost
$6,465 Per person (double occupancy)