Publicado a 03 Feb. 2014, em Editorial

Monserrate is and will continue to be a factory of dreams

It nourished disquieted, as well as romantic, spirits. It materialized ideals of beauty and perfect scenarios for the thoughts of those that designed this heritage jewel, which is no longer only ours, to fly.

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Publicado a 26 Apr. 2012, em Editorial

About "Histories of Monserrate"

Dear colleagues; dear friends of Monserrate; dear friends of the friends here present:


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Publicado a 30 Nov. 2011, em Associação Amigos de Monserrate

A Christmas Poem

From Paulo Lowndes Marques little Christmas books, a poem:


And is it true? And is it true

This most tremendous tale of all,

Seen in a stained glass window's hue

A baby in a ox's stall?

The maker of the stars and sea

Became a child on earth for me?


John Betjeman (1906-1984)



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Publicado a 12 Nov. 2011, em Associação Amigos de Monserrate

Find us on Facebook!

AAM on Facebook

We invite our members to also become Friends of Monserrate on Facebook and to actively participate in the online life of our Association. We further invite you to extend our social network to your friends, increasing the information and the interest for Monserrate, one of the top reasons of our existence, reinforcing its protection as our common heritage.

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Publicado a 12 Nov. 2011, em Eventos

Forthcoming visit: the Chalet of the Countess of Edla


Guided visit to the chalet of the Countess of Edla, Parque da Pena

The Friends of Monserrate will organise, in a date to announce, a guided visit to the Chalet of the Countess of Edla in the Parque da Pena, with the collaboration of Parques de Sintra Monte da Lua. The visit will be led by Architect José Maria Lopo de Carvalho, one of those involved in the exemplary restoration of the Chalet of the morganatic wife of the King Ferdinand II, which has become one of the main attractions of the Parque da Pena.


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