Perseids Event at Dark Sky® Alqueva

Sunday 11th August 2024 There Will be Falling Stars at Dark Sky®


Enjoy a special night dedicated to the Perseids Meteor Shower in Monte de Palaios, at Dark Sky® Alqueva, with dinner, supper, stargazing session throughout the event, with telescopes accompanied by the official Dark Sky® guides. The event will take place on the night of peak activity, Sunday, August 11, and will continue until the early hours of August 12, 2024.



9.00 pm – Buffet dinner

10.30 p.m – 03.00 am – Stargazing session with telescopes (available until the end of the event)

1.30 am – Supper

Until 4.00 am – End of event.

Note: The event ends at dawn the next day

Price per person:

Cost per adult: 100,00 € (includes dinner, supper and nocturnal observation activities)

Cost per child (between 5 and 9 years old): 50,00 € (includes dinner, supper and nocturnal observation activities)

Children under 4 years old do not pay


Monte de Palaios – Campinho

Menu Available

Check the menu or download here the PDF


Registration with Mandatory Pre-Booking – Places limited to 120 people:

Fill out the Google Forms available at the link below! After submission, you will receive an automatic e-mail from Google, confirming your submission. Later (up to 36 hours), you will receive an e-mail from Dark Sky® Alqueva with the payment details.



Attention! All information is available on this page and on the Google form in the link above! The general e-mail is not for registrations for the Perseids event, so we kindly ask that you only contact us by this means or by phone if strictly necessary, or regarding other matters. Please bear in mind that Dark Sky® is a small team that makes every effort to deal with any questions that arise in the best possible way. Our e-mail is extremely busy during the summer, so it may take up to 72 hours for us to respond.

Tel: +351 91 310 35 40


Below, 360º Virtual Reality captured by Dark Sky’s official astrophotographer Miguel Claro, from Monte de Palaios, during the 2023 Perseids Edition. Explore the space around in this 360º view by dragging the mouse on the image (PC) or with your finger if using a smartphone.


Organização/ Organization:

Dark Sky® Alqueva | Monte dos Palaios