Peniche and its surrounding area have an abundance of quality touristic and heritage sites. Through a range of interesting seminars and lecturers, supplemented by visits to a selection of authentic sites and participation in uniquely designed activities, the School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal and Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao, China are offering to students a programme extremely remarkable and fruitful.


The Summer Course is a two-week exchange course aiming at the study of Portugal’s culture and tourism issues from different scopes: natural, historical, gastronomical and cultural heritage. This Portugal Culture, Tourism and Gastronomy program is designed for students of higher education institutions, regardless of country and region, with a good command of the English language.