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Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Peneda

Lugar de Peneda - Freguesia de Gavieira, Arcos de Valdevez 4970-150, Portugal
+351 251 460 040
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Very fancy stairway architecture

In this very remote place in a small valley within the Nationpark of Peneda in the Northern... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Daniel L
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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Interesting Catholic Sancuary

Interesting Catholic Sanctuary, with a long stairs surrounded with many small chapels representing... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Vitor C
,
Montijo, Portugal
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lugar de Peneda - Freguesia de Gavieira, Arcos de Valdevez 4970-150, Portugal
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+351 251 460 040
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

In this very remote place in a small valley within the Nationpark of Peneda in the Northern Portugese mountains you can enjoy the calmness and a very fancy architecture of the stairways to heaven. ;D Also there is a nice waterfall behind the hotel coming...More

Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Interesting Catholic Sanctuary, with a long stairs surrounded with many small chapels representing god's life.

Thank Vitor C
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very pretty square with big church many steps or lift if required. Great views of the mountains all around. As we visited in August the waterfalls were only a trickle, easy to park. Hotel Peneda is in the main square.

Thank Vernon S
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The sanctuary of “Nossa Senhora da Peneda” is dedicated to The Virgin Maria, Mother of Jesus. You can find this location when driving from Lindoso to Gaviera on the national road. You have two possibilities to visit the sanctuary, when you see it from the...More

Thank Amazon122s
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

When we visited the sanctuary - the chapel and its staircase - late in the afternoon we virtually had the place to ourselves, and the deep quiet really enhanced our experience. The chapel looks fairly humble from the outside, so the interior is a revelation...More

Thank JElliot32
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

You can park your car near the church or in the bottom of the long path with stairs. I recommended you to park near the church and wall down until you saw enough, instead of parking in the lower part and have to necessarily climb...More

Thank Tiago M
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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

It is a place to visit if you are religious and/or nature lover. April is a good month to visit as the snow as already melted you can enjoy the view and the music of a beautiful cascade in the background.

Thank Daniel G
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

In the middle of the mountains and woods of the very far north of Portugal, you fund this gorgeous sanctuary, taking you back to slower-paced times.

Thank rloja
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

It´s a hidden pearl situated in the fantastically calm place in the very heart of the Peneda-Geres National Park. Besides seeing only the church and chapels you can also a beautiful walking trail of 13 km going on the top of the big stone on...More

Thank Anna A
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

in fact is a majestic Sanctuary, far away from big cities and located in mountain, is quite impressive the construction and the size of it. Despite the Church and the Sanctuary, there´s a hotel, some coffee shops and some tents selling fruits, handicrafts and sweets.

Thank Henrique d
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