Live Chat

Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Abadia

Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Abadia


Situated on the upper slope of the valley, this beautiful shrine is linked to the origins of the Cistercian monastery.

According to legend, the image of the Virgin Mary was found in a naturally formed cave close to the church, where there is a spring of clear water. Originally a Romanesque foundation, the church was profoundly remodelled. The baroque interior contains a remarkable image of the Virgin Mary, dating from the 14th century. On the façade, rebuilt in 1725, attention is drawn to the 17th-century azulejos on the balcony, from where mass is celebrated on special feast days, in front of the assembled pilgrims. Above the portico, there are two beautiful rocaille coats of arms, that of the Congregation of Alcobaça and the monogram of the Virgin Mary.

A very popular pilgrimage to this shrine is held on 15 August each year.

Santa Maria de Bouro  4720 Vilela (Amares)
+351 253 371 197

É necessário seleccionar um ponto de partida.

Explore Explore
See More
Remember and Share
Museu de Aguarela R
Lago de origem tectónica que se instala na base da "Costa de Minde", (...)
Anke Ruschhaupt
the best way to combine the fisherman´s trails with the historical path
Events Events
See More
NOS Primavera Sound
NOS Primavera Sound
In June, go to hear NOS Primavera Sound, which brings a wide selection of (...)
Advanced search
Planning See your selected contents and create your own Plan or Brochure
Forgotten your password?
Login using social networks
*Please wait *The password recovery instructions will be sent to your e-mail. *E-mail not sent. Try again.
Login using social networks