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How do I get to Parque Florestal de Monsanto?

This walk takes you from the top end of Parque Eduardo VII, in the centre of Lisbon, via the Jardim Amalia Rodrigues, to the Parque Florestal de Monsanto. This route is for walkers and cyclists only and there are wide and clearly marked paths for both. It is an easy walk to the edge of the park, perhaps an hour.

What is the Serra de Monsanto?

The Serra de Monsanto was incorporated into the defensive positions of Lisbon called West Field Entrenched Lisbon. The defensive lines constructed between the late nineteenth and early twentieth century composed of strong redoubts, posts, batteries and other fortifications.

What are the best things to do in Monsanto Forest?

South of the IC15 road, which cut through the park, are pleasant forest walks and views over the Tejo Estuary. The centre and highest point of Monsanto forest is sadly quite grim and best avoided, as it contains an army barracks and a high-security prison complex. The Alvito Park - An enormous free adventure area for toddlers and young children.

What is Parque Florestal Monsanto?

The Parque Florestal Monsanto (Monsanto Forest Park) is a sprawling forest to the west of Lisbon. This large urban forest covers over fifty hectares and offers a diverse range of plant, wildlife and activities. The better side of the park is to the east, with sports complexes, children play areas and shaded walks and cycle paths.

What to do in Monsanto Park?

Plenty of events (concerts, exhibitions, theater representations, and fairs) are organized here. On top of all that, the Monsanto Forest Park is an excellent lookout, occasioning visitors to contemplate the panoramic view of Lisbon, of the Tagus (Tejo) River, of the Atlantic Ocean and of the neighboring localities.

What is the Serra de Monsanto?

The Serra de Monsanto was incorporated into the defensive positions of Lisbon called West Field Entrenched Lisbon. The defensive lines constructed between the late nineteenth and early twentieth century composed of strong redoubts, posts, batteries and other fortifications.

What are the best places to visit in Monsanto?

Historic Village of Monsanto Excellent place to visit, the village is unique in its beauty and charm. 2. Castelo de Monsanto Seeing the castle for the first time was a wow moment because of the enormous boulders that formed part of the fort... 3. Igreja Matriz de Monsanto 4. Igreja Matriz de São Salvador 5. Igreja da Misericordia 6.

How to get to Monsanto Forest Park in Lisbon?

A very pleasant way to reach the Monsanto Forest Park is to take the Green Corridor of Monsanto (Corredor Verde de Monsanto), also referred to as the Green Corridor of Lisbon, which links Praca dos Restauradores to the park. It is ideal for pedestrians and cyclists.

What makes this unique getaway in the Monsanto hills unique?

This unique getaway in the Monsanto hills – a holy place in ancient times – is a kind of wild but controlled wood, dotted with eucalyptus, oak and pine trees.

What is Monsanto best known for?

Monsanto is best known for its big and impressive stones. One of the most impressive examples is the huge boulder in Petiscos & Granitos Restaurant. Monsanto offers great views of the local landscape and is the best place to watch or experience the Monsanto Traditional Festival in May (first weekend).

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