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SANCTUARY OF SAINT QUITERIA Monte Columbino Margaride +351 255 922 531 www.cm-felgueiras.pt

The devotion to Saint Quiteria (c. 120-135) as a martyred saint in the Columbino hill turns this sanctuary into one of the most important pilgrimage places in the region. The access to the hill and sanctuary follows a zigzag track, with chapels that evoke the eight steps of the saint’s life. In May, several groups of people climb up the hill in a harmonious concert of novenas with sweet songs of devotion to

the saint. And, on June 29th - the feast of Saint Peter and a municipal holiday - a colourful procession of flowers (p. 304) is dedicated to this saint. At the top of the hill you will find the sanctuary, built in 1725 and expanded in the 19th century. Inside, we highlight its series of statues and gilded woodworks. Here you can also enjoy the urban park of Felgueiras.

ROMAN VILLA OF SENDIM Rua da Villa Romana Sendim +351 255 312 636 www.cm-felgueiras.pt

Built in the mid-1st century and inhabited until the 6th century, this villa shows you the ruins of a manor house from the Roman period, as well as a spa that was added in the late 3rd century.

It was discovered in 1992 and the archaeological works began in 1997. Some of the unearthed items (pots, plates, vases, bowls...) can be appreciated at the interpretive centre, which supports the visits to the ruins.

TOURIST OFFICE Casa das Torres, Av. Dr. MagalhĂŁes Lemos, 23, Margaride +351 255 925 468

Guide Route of the Romanesque of the Sousa Valley  

An experience embedded in history. A Route founded in the memories of the Romanesque, inviting you on an inspiring journey through places wi...

Guide Route of the Romanesque of the Sousa Valley  

An experience embedded in history. A Route founded in the memories of the Romanesque, inviting you on an inspiring journey through places wi...