Technical Visits

Do you want to know more about Portuguese engineering and inovation?

Join one of the visits we carefully planed for you.


Visit Aralab’s Headquarters in Sintra, where you will be able to see first hand the manufacturing process as well as the production cycle of cutting edge Climatic Chambers. During this visit we will be able to visit not only the factory shopfloor but also meet some of the key stakeholders in all the departments that make up a modern-day company such as Sales, Marketing, Engineering (both in Design and Production), Procurement, IT, Technical Assistance, and much more.

Aralab’s headquarters are the operational basis of the Aralab Group which is one of the leading European companies in state of the art climatic control.

EPAL – Águas Livres Aqueduct/Water Museum

Built between 1731 and 1799, the Águas Livres Aqueduct was a vast system of collection and transportation of water, through gravity, which comprises a total of 58 kilometers of existing pipelines between the springs, located 15 kilometers to the northwest of Lisbon and the water standposts in the capital.

In its path, the crossing of the Alcantara valley, stands out along its 941 meters long and with arches that reach the 65 meters of height. The route is open to visitors between Campolide and the Parque Florestal de Monsanto.

It has been classified as a National Monument since 1910. 

The Water Museum promotes and conducts free and guided tours through this patrimony of Water in the city of Lisbon.

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LISNAVE ESTALEIROS NAVAIS S.A. is one of the world’s leading ship repair companies.

Lisnave diversity of dock sizes (three panamax hydrolift docks and three large size docks up to VLCC) allows flexibility in solutions to accommodate simultaneously several units both large and small. The Mitrena Ship Repair Yard remains an important hub of ship repair technical know-how with a large number of specialist skilled technicians serving Owners with timely, safe and reliable dockings.

Visit plan:

09.30h – Arrival at Shipyard;
09.45h – Presentation at Lisnave Training Center;
11.00h – Visit by bus to main yard facilities;
12.00h – End Visit

The Navigator Company

Company Presentation

A presentation of the Company will be made in a first moment in the auditorium and may include an institutional presentation.

Factory visit

  •  Headsets (sound receivers) will be used to monitor the information transmitted by the guide.
  • The visit is developed by the following areas:
    • Paper Production (Paper Machine)
    • Laboratories
    • Transformation (Line A4 and Folio/ “Graphic Formats”) and Expedition

Learn more about The Navigator Company

Pilar 7 Bridge Experience

An interactive and immersive experience that allows an unique discovery of the Ponte 25 de Abril.

Located in Alcântara (Avenida da Índia), this interactive centre allows all visitors to have an 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 PhotoBooth so you can record this unforgettable moment.