A stimulating and informative exchange of experiences took place, bringing together key actors such as Lucia De Brito, from the General Directorate of Culture, responsible for the cultural management of Portuguese sites and landscapes, Ana Filipa, a biologist currently working on Mediterranean landscape in the north of Portugal and landscape architect, Sebastiao Carmo-Pereira who gave a very personal account of the sacred landscape of Arrábida, the focus of the Portuguese case study.