Convento de Nossa Senhora do Desterro

Legend has it that the construction of the Convent was due to the fulfillment of a promise. Two sailors on the high seas, when in danger, swore to build a church in the first land of Portugal they saw from the sea. Convent full of traditions, with a centuries-old tree, the magnolia, classified as being of public interest.


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Church with a longitudinal plan, with a beautiful Manueline portico and gilded altarpiece in the main chapel. In the Church there is a sacred treasure composed…

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