AZULEJOS (GLAZED TILES) TOUR
(4 HOURS TOUR)
Portugal has 10 million inhabitants included the Continent and the Islands of Madeira and the Azores
Begin with Azulejo Museum where you will discover the imaginative use of this Portuguese art. Besides this museum is housed in the Madre de Deus Convent one of Lisbon's most beautiful churches. From here we proceed to Palace of Marquis de Fronteira to visit the gardens that are world famous for the curious and extravagant decorations of its azulejos being an exceptional and supreme example of the 17th century aesthetics & art. Before returning on board we can arrange (upon previous reservation) a visit to a factory of azulejos where these tiles are still manufactured according to old methods and hand painted. Orders can be accepted to be shipped directly to your homeadress.
NOTE: this tour must have a limited number of participants.