Moss and Cork - Restoring the Convent of the Capuchos
‘Moss and Cork – Restoring the Convent of the Capuchos’ reveals the complexities of one of the most delicate restoration operations in Parques de Sintra’s 20-year history, which was recently distinguished with the most prestigious European award in the field of heritage, the European Union Award for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2022 in the Conservation and Adaptive Reuse category. The visit will be led by experts in engineering and conservation and restoration, who will explain the approach taken to the project, which aimed to find a balance between the stability and safety of the structures and preserve the historic and material identity of this heritage site.
Route with accessibility restrictions, uneven surfaces and access by stairs. Comfortable footwear suitable for walking recommended.