Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

The Estaca de Bares lighthouse – the northernmost point of continental Spain

The Estaca de Bares lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the Estaca de Bares, municipality of Mañón (La Coruña province, Galicia, Costa da Morte, Spain), located 101 meters high.

It is the northernmost lighthouse of all those located on the Iberian Peninsula.

It is located on a plateau called Ventureiro, on a mound that extends into the …

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The Monastery of San Lourenzo de Carboeiro was founded in the 10th century

The Monastery of San Lourenzo de Carboeiro (Gal: Mosteiro de San Lourenzo de Carboeiro) is one of the most outstanding architectural works of the late Romanesque, the transition to the Gothic, in Pontevedra province, Galicia, Spain.

It is a Benedictine monastery founded in the 10th century. Its moments of greatest splendor were between 11th and 13th …

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The monastery of Santa María de Oseira – one of the masterpieces of Cistercian architecture in the Iberian Peninsula

The monastery of Santa María de Oseira (Galician: Mosteiro de Santa María de Oseira) is a Trappist monastery in the Province Ourense, Galicia, Spain.

In existence since 1137, it became a monastery of the Cistercian order in 1141, an order of French monks sent by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. The monks left in 1835 forced to …

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The monastery of Santa María de Melón was founded in 1158

The monastery of Santa María de Melón is an old monastery and church of Catholic worship, located in the municipality of Melón (Ourense province, Galicia, Spain).

This temple belonged to the Cistercian Order, being founded in 1158, being inhabited until 1835, when the confiscation of Mendizábal occurred.

Currently, it is considered as BIC (Asset of Cultural Interest).

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