Thursday, March 23, 2017

Monserrate Palace for All

The Monserrate Palace,in Sintra will organize a day dedicated to accessibility. During  March 25th   will take place throughout the day guided tours especially geared to the blind, deaf and wheelchair users.

This initiative is part of the project "Sintra Parks welcome better" that aims to improve the conditions of access to the Park and Palaces guaranteed universal access to natural heritage and built. "Sintra Parks welcome better" has as partners the Turismo de Portugal, IP (funded 25% of the program) ACAPO (Blind and Partially Sighted Association of Portugal) APS (Portuguese Association of the Deaf) and Salvador Association participating as consultants.
Person touching a plant- Credits: Wilson Pereira
In the morning the blind visitors can smell, hear the sounds fumble, botanicals and materials of the palace facades. Also in the morning you can explore the Monserrate Palace Park by wheelchair through equipment helps drive manual wheelchairs. In the afternoon the deaf visitors can also visit the palace with an interpreter of Portuguese Sign Language (LPG).

All these activities have the support of partner associations. Recomenada the use of footwear and appropriate clothing to meteriológicas conditions. The visit may be canceled if weather conditions are adverse, or adapted to the interior of the Palace of Monserrate.

Feel the Heritage (visitors Blind and low vision and people interested)

Location and Time: Monserrate Palace, March 25th 10am to 12:30pm

Heritage  in Signs (deaf visitors and people interessesd)

Location and Time: Monserrate Palace,  March 25th from 2:30 pm to 4 pm

Monserrate Gardens without Barriers

Location and Time: Monserrate Palace, March 25th from 10am to 12:30pm

 Fare for disabled person: 9 € (entrance ticket € 4 + supplement guided visit € 5)

Regular fare: 13 € (entrance ticket € 8 + supplement guided visit € 5)

Requires prior registration:; +351 21 923 73 00

Special Thanks: Ana Pais

More information

Monserrate Palace:

Address: Rua Visconde Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra

GPS coordinates: N 38 ° 47 '37.7082 "W 9 ° 25' 12.8172"

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