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Exhibition of Camellias at the Park of Pena

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Site

Stables - Park of Pena

Dates

17/02/2024 - 11.00 am > 5.00 pm

18/02/2024 - 10.00 am > 5.00 pm

Access to the exhibition

Free for ticket holders to the park

Side activities

Require advanced purchase of ticket (1€/person)

Camellias in full flower, annually sparkling throughout the gardens and estates of Sintra from October to April, prove the very landmark of the town’s winter season and also serve as the motif for balls and festivals. In order to uphold this botanical heritage, Parques de Sintra annually holds an exhibition of the very finest camellia collections in Sintra and thereby promoting this particular species through opening it up to a wider public.

 

On the 17th and the 18th of February, Parques de Sintra’s Camellia Exhibition takes place in the Stables of the Park of Pena and also includes a visit to the Garden of Camellias, which was distinguished as a Camellia Garden of Excellence by the International Camellia Society in 2014. In addition to the Camellia Exhibition, you will also be able to discover this remarkable collection started by King Fernando II in the 19th century.

Programme

  • 17/02 | 3 pm – Opening session and awards ceremony
  • 17/02 | 4 pm - Guided tour to a private Historic Garden of Sintra: Quinta de Mira Mar, also known as Quinta de Vale Flor (in collaboration with the Association of Estate Owners in the Sintra Hills, with the support of Associação Mutualista Montepio)
  • 18/02 | 11 am - Guided tour to the Exhibition and Garden of Camellias

Access to the exhibition

  • Free for ticket holders to the Park of Pena or to the Park and Palace of Pena.

Side activities - buy tickets

Side activities - access and parking

  • Tickets for the side activities include entry to the park, access to the exhibition and participation in the activity.
  • Ticket holders for the side activities have access to the Tapada do Mouco parking area.
  • This parking area is located 600 meters from the gate of Chalet da Condessa d'Edla.
  • On the days of the Exhibition, the free hop-on hop-off transport circuit inside the Park of Pena will include the route between Tapada do Mouco and the Stables, where the Exhibition is held.

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The Camellia collection in the Park of Pena

Garden of Camellias