Organizing or planning an event anywhere can be a hassle, organizing an event in a country that is not known to you even more so, this article is all about the right way to do it in Portugal. We provide info, tips and services to make your event planning problem free and we provide a complete customized fit to your wishes.
Indoor or outdoor event
Will your event be indoor or outdoor? Depending on group size events can be organized indoor or outdoor, the larger the event the more likely it will be that you will need permission and a license to conduct your event outdoor, this means planning on time. There are many event locations, fully licensed that have the possibility of combining outdoor and indoor, you can also choose private beaches or farms.
Portugal is the warmest country in Europe and from half May to half September the weather is generally sunny and dry, the other months are unpredictable but likely to be warm and dry. January to April are the months with the highest risk of rain showers and certain periods of heavy rain.
Where in Portugal
Portugal has 3 main airports, Porto, Lisbon and Faro, all providing budget flights as well as executive class flights.
For short events and stays in Portugal it could be a good choice to organize your events close to the main cities or there where the infra structures allow for easy access. Advisable is to use a private transfer service as these are the most comfortable and cheapest way to travel, when travelling in a group.
If you are planning to stay a bit longer you could choose to travel to more remote locations for a unique Portuguese experience or a more private atmosphere.
The best road networks are found in Central Portugal, In the Leiriathe and Santarem districts, South of Lisbon, in direction Troia and Arrabida, In the North between Porto, Braga and Braganca and south in the Algarve close to the coast.
Both Madeira and the Azores are easily traveled to from many locations in Europe.
Types of Events
Corporate events, congress, trade missions, wedding or private parties, offsite events, travel incentives, team building, and meetings. Each type of event has its own character, and requirements. Portugal caters perfectly for each type and has a very large offer to help plan the perfect fit.
The group size, age range, professional functions, and personal preferences will help determine what the best activities are for your group. We will suggest according to your wishes.
We handle any group size.
Congress and meetings
Some of the best congress centers of the world are located in Portugal and many hotels have event rooms available. We also have a large range of interesting venues that are more out of the ordinary.
Specialized in Corporate Travel, Go Discover provides bespoke Team building solutions all over Portugal.
There are various types of team-building activities that provide challenges to the teams or team-building activities that consist of being active together to achieve a common goal. Team-building is a great way to bond team members away from the office and the daily work stress.
Wedding or private celebrations
Portugal’s offer is very diverse, luxury travel is inherited from the times the kings and queens ruled Portugal, and royalty from all over Europe would visit the country. In current times many of the former palaces have been turned into first-class luxury hotels. Eco tourism wine and farm manor houses have opened their doors to accommodate welcome guests, many set in amazing vineyard landscapes, close to beaches, and rivers and with access to the most breathtaking views. Certain parts of Portugal have invested much in modern style luxury retreats, hotels with golf, spa resorts, gastronomy and wine resorts.
Please read our article about getting married in Portugal and luxury travel Portugal for more information
We provide custom planning services for corporate & group travel all over Portugal, We take care of all the details. Event spaces, Accommodation, Activities, Team building, Meals and Transfer all over Portugal.
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