João Pedro Cardoso da Conceição Butterfly Garden

Schedule Closed
Closed
Mon - Tue: Closed
Wed - Sun: 10:00 am-01:00 pm, 02:00 pm-04:00 pm
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NameBorboletário João Pedro Cardoso da ConceiçãoAddress

Parque Urbano Quinta de Rana
R. Feliciano Moreira, n.º 4
2785-558 S. Domingos de Rana

ParishS. Domingos de RanaGeolocation38.696366,-9.345899 (open map)

Parque Urbano Quinta de Rana
R. Feliciano Moreira, n.º 4
2785-558 S. Domingos de Rana

Price

Free

Description

Open:
March to June and October to November: Wednesday to Sunday - 10:00am to 1:00pm | 2:00pm to 4:00pm
July to September: Wednesday to Sunday - 10:00am to 1:00pm | 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The Butterfly Garden, located in the Quinta de Rana Urban Park, is a butterfly hatchery - where visitors can observe the different stages of the life cycle of butterflies: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and butterfly.

The Butterfly Garden’s structure is unique and is visually reminiscent of a cocoon, in a metamorphosis stage. The interior includes a garden, with various species of local flora, where
butterflies can be see flying freely about. The site also includes a laboratory, whose function is to serve as a hatchery for eggs, larvae and pupae.

The Butterfly Garden introduces visitors to the different butterfly species found in the Cascais area, highlights the biology of this insect group and their link with plants, and offers visitors
an observation and learning experience that will awaken interest in Nature Conservation and Biodiversity. 

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