With family or friends, this weekend invites you to visit Parises, in the heart of Serra do Caldeirão de São Brás de Alportel, which will be enlivened with a program of walks, intergenerational creative workshops, pilgrimage, Eucharist, snacks, handicrafts, a fun mountain ball, which will feature the special moment of the arrival of the “Caravana das Varieties” and the traditional auction of flower trays dedicated in honor of Our Lady of Fátima.
Tradition returns to Paris next weekend, May 13th and 14th, with a new edition of the Festa dos Tabuleiros Floridos, which has a program full of proposals for the whole family, as part of the “Aldeias de Portugal” route.
A special weekend where pilgrimage will not be missing, the traditional candlelight procession, dancing with an auction of trays and many new features, including various walks and workshops to learn: how to make brandeirinhos (small breads) and how to prepare flower trays.
The picturesque village of Parises, located in the heart of Serra do Caldeirão de São Brás de Alportel, celebrates this weekend the apparition of Fátima to the shepherd children, with yet another edition of the beautiful Festa dos Tabuleiros Floridos in honor of Nossa Senhora de Fátima, a tradition of a religious nature that annually has many hundreds of visitors.
The program starts on Saturday, at 9 am, next to the Igreja Matriz de São Brás de Alportel, with the 10-kilometer pilgrimage to the Chapel of Nossa Srª de Fátima, organized by the Scout Group of São Brás de Alportel.
For more experienced hikers, at 3 pm, there is also a walk to Parises (17 km) from the churchyard of the Igreja Matriz de São Brás de Alportel. An initiative by São Brás a Caminhar that takes participants along trails connecting to the Via Algarviana.
At the same time and in the same place, another group leaves for the “Walk along the Municipal Road”. An initiative promoted by the Municipality of São Brás de Alportel provides a support vehicle and return transport to participants on this 20-kilometer walk, with high difficulty.
At 5 pm, the recently inaugurated Casa da Serra hosts the “Let’s make brandeirinhos” workshop. An activity for families with children over five years old. Registration is open through the contacts: 960 448 075 / email@example.com.
The traditional Candlelight Procession in the Churchyard of Capela de Parises begins at 9.30 pm and ends the first day of this event.
Sunday, the 14th, Family Day, begins with a walk through the fields of the village that starts at 9.30 am, at the Centro de Convivio de Parises. After picking the flowers, it will be time to participate in the intergenerational workshop to prepare flower trays, which include making bread with chorizo in the wood-fired oven! A very special mission to give new life to this ancient tradition, through the hands of the youngest, promoted by the Working Group “Amigos da Aldeia” and which has the support of the Group of Scouts of São Brás de Alportel. Registration is available through the contacts: 289 840 019 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meanwhile, the Mercadinho na Aldeia returns to Parque da Serra, starting at 11 am, with handicrafts, local products, and tasty meals and snacks.
The Eucharist in honor of Our Lady of Fátima takes place in the Chapel of Parises, at 3.30 pm. The moment was followed by the traditional dancer, the presentation of the show “Caravana das Variedades” and the traditional auction of flowered trays.
This special edition of the Festa dos Tabuleiros Floridos in honor of Nossa Senhora de Fátima is organized, in partnership, with the City Council of São Brás de Alportel, Parish of São Brás de Alportel and Grouping of Scouts 1330 of São Brás de Alportel, with the support of the IN LOCO Association, of the “São Brás a Caminhar” Group and of the Friends of the Village Group – Comunidade de Parises.
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