VALDEFLORES DE MAGAZOS

Religious
656

Location

Parish: Magazos (Santa María)

Place: Val de Flores

Street: Xunqueira

27850  Viveiro - Lugo

Coordinates:
43º 39' 16.9" N - 7º 35' 56.9" W

Description

Its construction seems to date from the 14th century. The church shows Romanesques and Ogival outlines. The church onterior consists of a single aisle, and of its three altars, the largest was a recent work by the Compostela artist resident in Vivero, José Otero Gorrita. It has a "Lignum Crucis" and the mircalulous image of the Virgin of Valdeflores, which, according to legends and traditions, was unearthed by a peasant. It is currently governed by Dominican nuns and classified as a National Artistic Monument.

Access

From Loiba take the C-642 towards Ribadeo. After 22 km., we come to the entrance bridge to Vivero. Go through the Carlos V gateway, and up along calle Teodoro Quirós coming out at the Church of Santa María del Campo.

Styles

Romanesque
Gothic

Statement

Community Importance
Last update: 25/09/2018
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