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The ancient Olympic games team building for large groups in Portugal

Ancient Olympic games team building with Go Discover Portugal

The Olympic games originated as a celebration to the gods of Greece and were the main 4 yearly event to celebrate the ideal of a “sound mind in a sound body” and to promote friendship among teams for 1100 years until they were banned in 394AD.

“Learn the story of how the Olympics brought peace to ancient Greece and gathered athletes as well artists, musicians, actors and great thinkers to prove their talents. Many events were held, but races of any kind were most revered and the rules were strictly adhered to. Great athletes were honoured by their cities and the victors were given laurel wreaths as a symbol of their success. “

This team building for large groups revives the old traditions in a fun and competitive environment that demand collaboration and team effort. Teams rotate through activities and members can rotate teams depending on the activities they choose.

This team building is bespoke and adjusted to the wishes and capacities of the group.

People will receive a reader with possibilities and information to help them decide which activities they consider the best match.

Where can we provide this event?

We can provide this event anywhere in Portugal and the islands. Usually if its possible we will try to find a location close or in Roman ruins, old castle grounds or similar to create the perfect Olympic atmosphere. For information please use the form below.

Start of the Ancient Olympic games event

Introduction and briefing

The Olympic torch is lite and carried by the torch bearers to announce the start of the games.

Possible activities long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian events with human horses Wrestling, spear throwing, disc throwing, creating bows and arrows, arrow shooting, building charriots and chariot races, animation and celebration teams, bycicle races and more modern takes.

Olympic games team building are competitive team buildings particularly suitable for large, diverse groups.

Group members might choose to take part in the sportive activities others might be more attracted to sport journalism, event building for the ceremonies, creative aspects or acting. This activity gives many different options for different personal preferences and provides the ideal climate for teams to work together.

This team building is about tapping into peoples talents and creating a environment where team members use their talents to better the team effort and result. Leadership is a natural process in this environment.

Possible Roles of the participants: Athletes, trainers, referees, tool builders, journalists, actors, ceremony planners.

Talents needed for this event are diverse and fit all ages and styles. Can be extended to include competing film crews to make documentaries about the teams and games.

End of games and start of the awards and closing ceremony.

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Minimum group size 100 / maximum group size 500
Prices from 50 euro per person depending on location and group sizes
In finding locations we provide various Roman ruins or castle grounds where this activity can be done. Depending on the area of Portugal you are visiting.

Minimum length half day max Full day

Note this activity is bespoke and build to suit your wishes. Location will be chosen depending on group size and preference. Please call 00351 918354714 or use the form below. We provide tailor made solutions for any corporate event!

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CSR corporate social responsibility, Environmental & Charity Team buildings in Portugal

CSR Team building in Portugal

CSR corporate social responsibility, Environmental & Charity Team buildings in Portugal are a great way to create tight and functional team buildings and team bonding while doing good, learning sustainable practices and creating a feeling of accomplishment for your teams

Charity and Environmental consciousness integrated into your team building

Giving to charity boosts everyones moral and feeling of happiness. Many researches have been done to test the effect of charity on the giver as well as the receiver.
Most conclude that giving creates a feeling of well being, accomplishment and therefore they help promote happiness.

A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson explains this process very well, “It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

There are many articles to be found on the effects of charity on the giver. Research suggest charitable people have lower stress levels, healthier bodies and a higher level of happiness. Groups working together to help charitable cause are stronger bonded, communicate better and have a higher sense of unity and communication as a whole.

While helping others as a form of CSR team building it is a great way to boost the moral of the entire team. Concentrating on environmental topics, green solutions and corporate social responsibility, can help establish a higher awareness and a feeling of responsibility within your team.

Charitable team building

There are many forms of charitable team building imaginable some straight forward for instance the packing of boxes with school materials for children in need to the gathering of food and preparation of food to take to the centers of welfare for the poor. To more complex scenarios were teams are expected to create plans of solutions for social issues accompanied by professionals the best plan wins a prize but so does the best execution and the most creative solution.

Some suggestions may include packing schoolbags for children, creating food packages, cooking a meal for the poor, collecting or building toys, to name a few.

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Environmental team building

Environmental team buildings give your team members the possibility to get in contact with nature and the environment and work together to better it. In simple forms of this could be:
Planting trees in areas that have been affected by fires.
Cleaning areas that have been polluted by domestic waste for instance beaches and parks.
Recycling team buildings in which discarded goods are redesigned to be usable and many other workshops are given in the cities and on the landscapes of Portugal.
These team buildings are hands-on workshops available in simple structures but we also create advanced workshops in which solutions need to be created.

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Note we take care of every aspect of your event. We work with over 400 certified and experienced professionals, hotels, restaurants, transfers and leisure companies to provide the best fitting solutions for each event.

Would you like us to suggest or create the best fitting CSR team building for your group, please contact us!

We build bespoke solutions

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Bungee jump water touch, Albufeira, Algarve

Conquer a fear of height, test your mettle or just get the adrenaline going while dipping your head in the water in a slightly untraditional manner by jumping from a great height? You can in Albufeira! Bungee jumping Albufeira, Algarve gives a unique way of doing a high energy bungee jump in a unique and dare devil attempt to cool down!

The unique adrenaline kick – Bungee jump water touch!

A world record holding and Portuguese born bungee jumper, by the name of Carlos Mosca Dionisio brings this unique sport to Portugal in Albufeira. There are only 5 of these experiences available worldwide as it takes more than a crane and a cord. For each individual taking part a calculation has to be made based of body weight and size and their preferences for the depth of the water touch they want to make at the time of the jump.

The crane used has a height of 50 meters. For adrenaline seekers this will be an unforgettable and energizing experience right in the heart of the Algarve!

Bungee jump Albufeira only opens during the summer months from June to September. You can make reservations for this period at any time of the year, using the form below.

After a 15% down payment you will receive a voucher with reservation number, the rest is paid cash at the location.

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