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Moss and Cork - Restoring the Convent of the Capuchos



Convent of the Capuchos


23/09/2022, 30/09/2022


3 pm


2 hours


15 participants per session


Available online

‘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.

Price list

Adult/Senior (>18 years old)
30 €
Junior (6-17 years old)
10 €
Family (2 adults + 2 juniors)
70 €


  • Participation implies prior reservation through the purchase of the online ticket.
  • Holders of these tickets must be at the convent's ticket office 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled time. There is no delay tolerance.
  • The tour starts and ends at the entrance to the monument.
  • There will be no refunds in the event of late arrival or no-show, except in case of change of date or cancellation.

How to get there

This programme celebrates the Europa Nostra Award with which the recent restoration of this monument was distinguished

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