Ceramic and Pottery

If you wish to create your very own genuine work of art in ceramics and learning fascinating skills and techniques in a fun, friendly and relaxing atmosphere, Portugal is the right place for a creative pottery retreat, holiday or break.

Pottery is an integral part of Portuguese handicrafts. Ranging from clay and glass, azulejos, terracotta, fine china to common china wares, decorative hand painted items and tin glazed pottery, the art of pottery making is practiced through generations of artisans and is famous for its top quality worldwide. Bordallo Pinheiro and Vista Alegre unique works of art have been part of the most prestigious museums’ collections and recognised by reigning monarchies for centuries.

From an artistic pottery workshop in the lovely royal spa town of Caldas da Rainha, a charming region famous for its delightful ceramics, fine wines and golden sandy beaches, to devoting your time to the beauty of your composition in a traditional site in the Alentejo of olive groves and gentle rolling hills, you will be amazed and excited by the infinitive creative possibilities of working this ancient art, as well as with the warm Portuguese hospitality, the delicious local cuisine and wine and the inspiring landscapes.