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Festival Internacional de Jardins

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A very varied and interesting garden festival

If you are here when this is on, do visit. The park is divided up into small gardens and each... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Jeff T
If you are interested in gardens, this is worth a look

A dozen "show" gardens, still looking good late in September, 'though some of the wild ones had... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Max M
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Fruit plants, clinging plants and vines that existed were kept offering visitors more shade, making this space even more welcoming to those who visit. The International Garden Festival of Ponte de Lima is an annual event occurring from the last...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Praca do Marques de Ponte de Lima | Jardin dos labirintos, Ponte de Lima 4990-063, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

If you are here when this is on, do visit. The park is divided up into small gardens and each organisation taking part works within the set theme with some really original results. Entry is cheap (€1) and there is a lot to see. Just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

A dozen "show" gardens, still looking good late in September, 'though some of the wild ones had become a tad overgrown. No facilities inside when we visited, so we could not get a drink. Midday and 30+ degrees meant we had to cut our visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Max M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Couldn't find much info about this online and had driven an hr with our fingers crossed that it was on in 2018. 5 mins walk down the river (the side with the single roman soldier on horseback) takes you this beautiful park. We were amazed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

A friend in Paredes de Coura suggested we visit the gardens. We were not disappointed. Even though it was toward the end of the season, the displays were still quite lovely. Each one different and showing hours and hours of work to create them. It...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Oenedgar
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Loads of people in town for this main festival but was loads of fun. Many stalls and fabulous drumming by groups from various regions. Many dressed in regional costumes. Gorgeous children. Goid eating pkaces .. delicious sausage cheeses and fresh rolls. Main oarade into the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We didn't know what to expect, but this was a very nice place to visit. It's quite a large park, really well kept, with very ncie paths, interesting vegetations, and never boring, gives you a sense of diversity and coziness. The exhibition was quite inetersting,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This touristic village which has a lot to show and could offered no more decides to organize an annual competition of gardening design. And they set up some of them in a park besides the river. The result is quite original and very amazing and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We have visited to these gardens several times now over the years & all of our family from young kids to old grandparents have enjoyed. It's an excellent place to wander around for an hour or 2 - then finish off with a drink or...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We hosted here in a sunny afternoon. Only cost a couple of euros / kids go free. Quirky show gardens if different sizes set in nicely landscaped gardens. It was very pleasant and relaxing to wander amongst although teenage son wasn't so impressed!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Nice Gardens around the park with each a theme and descriptions of the garden. Next to it you have the swimming pool for a cool down after the walk around the garden. Cost for the garden entrance €1, pool 3€

Date of experience: July 2017
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