Villages of Portugal – Burgos
District: Harbor – County: Felgueiras – Parish: Pombeiros of Ribavizela
The village of Burgh invites you to a medieval journey! Situated between Village and Cold Pombeiros Riba Vizela, here dominates the atmosphere of the Middle Ages, the buildings of granite and the ex-libris of the village: the Monastery of Pombeiros. Come discover this important national monument, established in 1059, by D. Gomes Aciegas, which was the most notable of the Benedictine convent north of the country. Its historical significance is associated with the founding of the nation, having played a significant role in the history of Portugal. Today, the monument is a beautiful and important example of Romanesque architecture and eighteenth century that are worth knowing!
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