Megalithic Sunset | Night Walk | Birds & Astronomy

Responsible partner: Município de Vila do Bispo -
Dinis Cortes
Dinis Cortes
Description:

Interpretative night walk of about 3km for 3 hours on the megalithic trail of “Pedra Escorregadia”, in Vila do Bispo. This walk will be led by the archaeologist Ricardo Soares (Municipality of Vila do Bispo) and the astronomer Fernando Pimenta. Many diverse information will be shared about the local menhirs and the remote pre-historical cultures evolved in the monumentalization of these landscapes. The decorations on some menhirs will be observed by using a special light, revealing secrets hiden during day time. The relation between menhirs and astronomy will also be revealed. 

After, participants will have the opportunity to see the sky and discover some mythological stories about (depending on weather conditions).


Schedules:

06 October
19h00

Activity languages: Portuguese
Duration (min): 180
Target audience: All audiences
Guide / Trainer: Ricardo Soares
Meeting Place and Time:

Vivenda Família Pedro (Monte Salema, Vila do Bispo) | 19h00 (GPS: 37º04’20.08’’N; 8º55’07.00’’0)

Minimum age: 10 years old
Nr participants Mín. Máx. 15
Recommendations:

Shoes suitable for walking, warm clothes and cap in case of cold and windy night


Price: Free. See note below.
Inscription: Prior booking is essential.

NOTE: To enjoy this discount price you will have to pick up your festival bracelet at the event office, located in Beliche Fortress, or at the meeting point of this activity.

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Vila do Bispo Town Hall

ROSÁRIO OLIVEIRA

Email gabinete.turismo@cm-viladobispo.pt

ALMARGEM

ANDRÉ PINHEIRO

Email apinheiro@almargem.org

SPEA

ALEXANDRA LOPES

Email alexandra.lopes@spea.pt