Park of contemporary sculpture | Vila Nova da Barquinha

The works of the major Portuguese sculptors can be seen at the Park of Contemporary Sculpture in Vila Nova da Barquinha, an absolutely one-of-kind location in Portugal !

Alberto Carneiro, Ângela Ferreira, Carlos Nogueira, Cristina Ataíde, Fernanda Fragateiro, Joana Vasconcelos, José Pedro Croft, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Rui Chafes, Xana and Zulmiro de Carvalho. For the first time in Portugal a park that exhibits the very best of Portuguese contemporary sculpture, embracing artists and works from the 60’s to present day.

The works can be seen in the 7 hectares of Barquinha Parque, awarded the National Prize for Landscape Architecture 2007 in the category “Public Use Outdoor Locations”, designed by landscape architects Hipólito Bettencourt and Joana Sena Rego.

Walking, jogging, playing with children, riding a bike, playing football or simply marvelling at the riverside landscape are some of the activities that this park offers within a setting of unrivalled beauty.

The park also includes sport facilities, leisure venues for children and riverside walking trails, only a few meters away from River Tagus.

Schedule
Opened everyday
Free entrance

Posto de Turismo de Vila Nova da Barquinha
Largo 1.º Dezembro
2260-403 Vila Nova da Barquinha

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