On your next school football tour, why not visit one of the biggest and most well-established names in world football? Visit SL Benfica at their beautiful training ground in Lisbon and learn from the best in the sport and one of Portugal's 'Big Three' clubs.

On your school pro training football tour to Benfica you'll rub shoulders with the stars of Portugal’s most successful club at this picturesque training facility overlooking the Tagus River. Learn from their best youth coaches at the official first team and academy training complex, Ciaxa Futebol Campus.

You’ll then test your skills against local opposition and tour the impressive Estadio da Luz. You can even choose to add match tickets, to watch the professionals in action in the Primeira Liga. All this whilst staying in a top hotel overlooking miles of white sandy beaches.

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary

Flight to Lisbon

Arrive and check in to accommodation

Afternoon to enjoy the beach

Evening meal at accommodation


Training with Benfica

Lunch at Benfica or the hotel

Training with Benfica

Evening meal

Opportunity to watch live Primeira Liga


Training with Benfica

Lunch at Benfica or the hotel

Half-day excursion to Lisbon

First friendly fixture against local opposition

Evening meal

Movie/quiz night


Check out of accommodation

Estadio da Luz stadium tour

Return flight to UK

Arrive back in UK

4 days, 3 nights Price from £750 pp
  • Return flights from the UK to Lisbon (including hold luggage)
  • 3 nights' full-board accommodation
  • All in-resort coach transfers
  • 1 friendly fixture per team
  • 3 training sessions with Benfica Academy coaches
  • Access to world-class training facilities at Ciaxa Futebol Campus
  • Estadio da Luz stadium tour
  • Bilingual tour representative throughout
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT



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