Visit the Palace with other senses.





 
Next Sunday, November 17, at 4:00 pm, will take place  a guided tour of visitors with or without sight of the Sintra National Palace.
 
Along the museum trail of the Sintra National Palace, visitors are invited to roam the space through its sensory exploration. Favor or do it, using the touch on the replicas of some of the most sensitive pieces, as well as hearing, to feel the size of the space. The experience is led by an expert guide who, in addition to historical background, addresses other topics such as various stages of construction, such as living in space, functional building areas, tile manufacturing techniques and existing furniture.
This activity has the support of ACAPO - Association of the Blind and Amblyopic of Portugal. Comfortable footwear is recommended.
Duration: 2h00
 
Disabled person rate: admission ticket + guided tour supplement 5 €
 
Regular fare: admission ticket + guided tour supplement 5 €
 
Requires prior registration (working days from 9h30 to 18h30): info@parquesdesintra.pt; +351 21 923 73 00
 
Note: This activity is supported by ACAPO - Association of Names and Amblyopia of Portugal. Comfortable footwear is recommended.
 
Source: www.parquesdesintra.pt
Foto credits: Luís Duarte

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Monserrate Palace and Gardens for All

Versão Portuguesa

The Monserrate Palace in Sintra will organize a day dedicated to accessibility. During April 21th will be guided throughout the day guided especially for the blind, the deaf and people in wheelchair.
This initiative is part of the “Parques de Sintra Accommodate Better” project, which aims to improve accessibility to the Park and Palaces, guaranteeing universal access to the natural and built heritage. “Sintra parks welcome better” has as partners the Tourism of Portugal, IP (financed 25% of the program) ACAPO (Association of Blind and Amblyopic of Portugal) APS (Portuguese Association of Deaf) and Association Salvador who participate as consultants.

 

In the morning the blind visitors will be able to smell, hear the sounds, botanical species and materials of the facades of the palace. Also in the morning it will be possible to explore the park of the palace of Monserrate by means of wheelchair through an aid equipment in the traction of manual wheelchairs. In the afternoon, deaf visitors will also be able to visit the palace with a Portuguese Sign Language interpreter (LPG).

 

All these activities are supported by the partner associations. The use of footwear and clothing appropriate to the meteorological conditions is recommenced. The visit may be canceled, if the weather is adverse, or adapted only to the interior of the Palace of Monserrate.

 

Feeling the Heritage (Blind Visitors and Low Vision and Interested People)

 

Place and Time: Monserrate Palace, April 21th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

 

Heritage in Gestures (deaf visitors and all interested parties)

 

Place and Time: Monserrate Palace, April 21th  from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Monserrate Gardens without Barriers

 

Place and Time: Monserrate Palace, April 21th  at 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Tariff person with handicap: € 9 (entrance ticket € 4 + supplement of guided tour € 5)

 

Regular rate: € 13 (entrance ticket 8 € + supplement of guided tour € 5)

 

Requires prior registration: info@parquesdesintra.pt; +351 21 923 73 00

 

More information:

info@parquesdesintra.pt;

21 923 73 00 (working days from 09:30 am to 6:30 pm)

 

http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

 

Monserrate Palace:

 

Address: Rua Visconde de Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra

 

GPS coordinates:

N 38 ° 47 ‘37.7082 “,

W 9 ° 25 ‘12.8172 “

 

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English Version

O Palácio de Monserrate, em Sintra irá organizar um dia dedicado à acessibilidade. Durante o dia 21 de Abril  irão decorrer ao longo do dia visitas guiadas especialmente orientadas a cegos, surdos e pessoas em cadeira de rodas.


Esta iniciativa enquadra-se no projeto “Parques de Sintra acolhem melhor” que tem como objetivo melhorar as condições de acessibilidade aos Parque e Palácios garantido o acesso universal ao Património natural e construído. “Parques de Sintra acolhem melhor” tem como parceiros o Turismo de Portugal, IP (financiou 25% do programa) a ACAPO ( Associação de Cegos e Amblíopes de Portugal) APS (Associação Portuguesa de Surdos) e Associação Salvador que participam como consultores.

De manhã os visitantes cegos poderão cheirar, ouvir tatear os  sons, espécies botânicas e materiais das fachadas da palácio.  Também da parte da manhã será possível explorar o parque do palácio de Monserrate através de cadeira de rodas através de um equipamento  ajuda na tracção de cadeiras de roda manuais. À tarde os visitantes surdos também poderão visitar o palácio com um intérprete de Língua Gestual Portuguesa (LPG).

Todas estas actividades contam com o apoio das associações parceiras. Recomenda-se o uso de calçado e roupa adequada às condições meteorológicas. A visita poderá ser cancelada, caso as condições meteorológicas sejam adversas, ou adaptada apenas ao interior do Palácio de Monserrate.

Sentir o Património (Visitantes Cegos e baixa visão e pessoas interessadas)

Local e Hora: Palácio de Monserrate, 21 de Abril 10:00 às 11:30


Património em Gestos ( visitantes surdos e a todos os interessados)

Local e Hora: Palácio de Monserrate, 21 de Abril  das 14:30 às 16:00


Jardins de Monserrate sem Barreiras

Local e Hora: Palácio de Monserrate, 21 de Abril das as 10:30 às 12:00

Tarifário pessoa com deficiência: 9€ (bilhete de entrada 4€ + suplemento de visita guiada 5€)

Tarifário regular: 13€ (bilhete de entrada 8€ + suplemento de visita guiada 5€)

Requer inscrição prévia: info@parquesdesintra.pt; +351 21 923 73 00

Mais informações:

info@parquesdesintra.pt ;

21 923 73 00 (dias úteis das 09h30 às 18h30)



http://www.parquesdesintra.pt

Palácio de Monserrate:

Endereço: Rua Visconde. de Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra


Coordenadas GPS:

N 38° 47′ 37.7082″,

W 9° 25′ 12.8172″

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