Inspired on the ambience of the evening concerts staged at the Palace of Pena by the artist king Ferdinand II, the “Musical Evenings in the Palace of Pena” cycle features four concerts held on Saturdays at 9pm between 4 and 25 March.
In 2016, the parks and monuments under the management of Parques de Sintra welcomed over 2.6 million visits (2,625,011), which represents a 17.52% rise on the previous year and continues the increasing numbers of preceding years.
Parques de Sintra now has underway a global repair project for the ceiling in the Lace Room, in the Chalet of the Countess of Edla. This intervention implies the stabilisation of the ceiling, the graphic surveying and the subsequent overall reproduction in a new and integrated painted design.
Parques de Sintra wins the World Travel Award for the fourth consecutive year as “World’s Leading Conservation Company”5 December , 2016
Parques de Sintra won, for the fourth year in a row, the World Travel Award for the “Best Conservation Company in the World”. The Portuguese company received the award at the official ceremony held in the Maldives after having once again been the only European nominee in this category but facing such strong competition from around the rest of the world.
For the fourth consecutive year, Parques de Sintra has been nominated for the “Word Travel Awards”, ranked as the “Oscars of Tourism”, in the category of the “World’s Leading Conservation Company”. Winner in 2013, 2014 and 2015, Parques de Sintra is once again the only European nominee in this category in 2016. The voting is ongoing through to 24th October and is open to the general public.
Parque de Monserrate hosts the winning pictures from the “International Garden Photographer of the Year” (IGPOTY) exhibition26 April , 2016
Between May 5th and August 31st, for the sixth consecutive year, the Park of Monserrate is hosting the winning pictures from the “International Garden Photographer of the Year” (IGPOTY) competition, the world’s leading competition and exhibition of specialist photography of gardens, plants, flowers and botany.