Magic Mountains

european day of parks, europarcA Taste of Nature in the Magic Mountains, 24 May

There will be several activities during the year, and on the 24th the Activities Program will be launched with a visit to an organic farm, followed by the “Aromatic Plants – A Taste of Nature” workshop.

Candeeiros Nature Park

Workshop – Equestrian tourism, 24 May

Join the Workshop and learn the possibilities of Equestrian tourism in protected areas.

Serra de Sao Mamede Nature Park

Arronches Nature, 24-25 May

european day of parks, europarcOn the first day you will have the chance to try fresh and healthy smoothies in Hotel Rural Santo António’ gardens, and on the second day you can join a field trip to a traditional “Salsicharia – BELOTEIROS”, and get to know how the regional “enchidos” from Arronches are made. After the visit there will be a tasting session in Hotel Rural Santo António’ gardens.

Sudoeste Alentejano (SW) and Costa Vicentina Nature Park

Aromatics in Park, 24  May from 2.30 to 4 pm

Sagres/Vila do Bispo – Guided tour to discover the aromatic herbs guided by Walkin’Sagres. Meeting point at Restaurant Sao Vicent (in front of Forte do Beliche, N268).

european day of parks, europarcHoney from Sudoeste Alentejano and Costa Vicentina Nature Park, 27 and 28 May from 3 to 4 pm

Odemira – Discover the honey of the Nature Park with a guided tour to Apicortes to know the process of collecting, storing, packaging, etc. of honey produced by the bees of Nature Park. The activity will include a sweet tasting session. Meeting point: Rua António Mateus Alves, n.º 39, Bicos, Odemira (no Cercal, seguir direcção Ourique/ Alvalade – N262).

Villa Maria – BIO Living

BioBlitz – Tastes of Villa, 28 May from 9 am to 11 pm

european day of parks, europarcBioBlitz – Sabores da Villa (BioBlitz – Tastes of the Villa) will be a day full of BIO experiences. Milene Matos from BIO SOMOS TODOS and Villa Maria organised a very special programme… From dusk to dawn, discover biodiversity in the company of biologists and fill in your Villa Passport! The deserved breaks will be enriched with delicious local flavours and natural ingredients. Sónia Nabais, CEO of Living Place, craftswoman and promoter of local culture and products will present the participants with spring Salad with flowers of periwinkle, rucola, lettuce, blackberries, pears, mint and cheese and much more.