Lisbon Football Youth Cup

October 25-28th 2019

Lisbon Football Youth Cup will take place October 26th & 27th, during the autumn mid-break. It is open to clubs, schools and academies. Participating teams will have the opportunity to play against international opponents and experience the spirit of multiculturalism and fair play. The Lisbon Football Youth Cup will take place in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital.

Portugal is one of the most popular tourist destinations due to its landscape diversity and cultural heritage. The passion for football is also part of Portugal’s culture, the country of successful professionals like Mourinho, Figo and Cristiano Ronaldo. Lisbon has recently hosted a UEFA Champions League Final. Great football legends arise from the fantastic Lisbon academies such as SL Benfica and Sporting CP.

Programme
Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Friday Oct. 25th: Arrival in Lisbon where you will be met by a tournament representative and a bus which will transfer you to your hotel for check in. The tournament opening ceremony will be held this evening.

Saturday Oct. 26th: First round matches will be played today. Transfers between your accommodation and the tournament venue are provided.

Sunday Oct. 27th: Final round matches will be played today. Transfers between your accommodation and the tournament venue are provided. Trophies and awards ceremony after all matches are played.

Monday October 28th: Return to the airport for your return flight, have you got the winners trophy in your luggage?

About Lisbon

If you were to take a poll, many would include Lisbon on their list of favourite places. It’s small yet immensely charming.

Lisbon is a picturesque port city, characterised by romantic cobblestone streets, mosaic sidewalks, rolling hills and pastel houses. It’s also a diverse city, blending a range of cultures. The oldest part of the city, the Alfama quarter, still retains its medieval feel.

Lisbon is not stuck in the past however, plus it’s a city that breathes football.

Things To Do
Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Sport Lisboa e Benfica: Come visit “Estádio da Luz”, the largest and most modern stadium in Portugal. Join the tours, which take place every 20 minutes, and have a great experience.

You can go near the pitch, to the dressing room, visit the Press Conference Room, take a photo with “Vitória”, the eagle and much, much more!

Relive Eusébio’s best moments, the greatest Benfica legend, while you also learn more about the Lisbon, Portugal and the World’s History at Benfica Cosme Damião Museum. An innovative Museum with a contemporary approach, that uses the most modern technologies to emphasise knowledge, emotion and the experience.

Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Oceanário de Lisboa: Considered the best aquarium in the world by Tripadvisor, in 2015 and 2017, Oceanário de Lisboa features 8,000 marine creatures. Among these, rays, coral reefs, sharks and sea otters. An experience that everyone wants to live.

Touring through the permanent exhibition is an exalting experience for the senses. A big central aquarium, with five million litres of saltwater, symbolises the Global Ocean. Surrounding this big aquarium, four marine habitats create the illusion that there is only one aquarium. The visit is between two levels, at surface and underwater.

The temporary exhibition, “Forests Underwater by the famous aquascaper Takashi Amano”, presents tropical forests and their aquatic systems through the largest nature aquarium in the world.

Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Tram 28: The number 28 Lisbon tram connects Martim Moniz with Campo Ourique, and passes through the popular tourist districts of Graca, Alfama, Baixa and Estrela.

For visitors, this is the classic Lisbon tram journey, riding in the quaint yellow tram as it screeches and rattles through the narrow streets of the city. The delightful Remodelado trams date from the 1930s and in any other city they would be housed in a museum, but in Lisbon they are an integral part of the public transport network.

These historic trams are still in use, as the 28 route is completely unsuitable for modern trams due to its numerous tight turns and steep gradients.

A ride along the entire 28 tram route provides one of the best tours of the capital and is often a highlight of any holiday to Lisbon.

Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Pilar 7 Bridge Experience: An interactive and immersive experience that allows a unique discovery of the Ponte 25 de Abril.

Located in Alcântara (Avenida da Índia), this interactive centre allows all visitors to have a unique experience of the bridge – considered one of the prettiest in the world – via a tour that takes in the exterior areas of this key pillar and the sensory experience of visiting its interior.

It is a trip through the history of its construction and ends with an elevator ride up to a panoramic viewing point that provides an unrivalled view of the city and the river.

Making use of modern multimedia devices, your visit ends with an immersive virtual reality experience of parts of the bridge that are inaccessible and a call at the Photo Booth so you can record this unforgettable moment.

Lisbon Football Youth Cup

KidZania Lisboa: KidZania is an indoor theme park designed for children up to 15 years old and their parents. It’s a kid-sized replica of a real city where children play adult roles in a highly realistic environment.

They can choose between more than 60 different professions which are replicas of the most representative establishments of an actual city: airport, factories, theatre, shops, racetrack, police station, fire department, press, TV studio, stadium and many more.

The activities are designed to be fun and educational, to teach the children citizenship values and rules, helping them to live in society in a healthy way experience.

KidZania is a one-size-fits-all designed space with, among others: parents resting room, cafeteria, gift shop, nursing room, infirmary, photography services and a room for little children.

Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Cascais/Estoril and beyond: These neighbouring beach towns are the best of the city’s seaside suburbs. Both are destinations in themselves.

Lovely coves of sand lick along the coast between the two towns, which are connected by an Atlantic-front promenade.

The region’s best beaches (Adraga, Guincho and Grande) are found on the coastal road north, beyond Cascais.

From Cais do Sodré station, the coastal train to Cascais and Estoril leaves every 20 minutes, takes about 40 minutes.

Getting There
Lisbon Football Youth Cup

Lisbon International Airport is very well connected. The following airlines fly there from the UK and Ireland.

Aer Lingus from Cork and Dublin.
BA from London-Heathrow.
Easy Jet from Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London-Gatwick and London-Luton, plus seasonal from Manchester.
Ryan Air from Dublin, Edinburgh, London-Stansted and Manchester,
Tap Air Portugal from London-City, London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow and Manchester.     Wizz Air from London-Luton.

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