Santuário de São Bento das Peras

The shrine of St. Benedict of pears, located up the hill with the same name, the 410 m altitude, is place of pilgrimage of thousands of believers. The religious festival in honor of the patron saint of Vizela happens to July 11, with the completion of the procession and celebration of mass pitched. Is a pleasant living space. Some people still browse to the location to simply enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of the Valley of the river Vizela.

Contacts


Rua de São Bento, Apartado 288
4815-469,Caldas de Vizela

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Restaurant
  • True

    opening hours


    Summer

  • monday: 08:00-19:00
  • tuesday: 08:00-17:00
  • thursday: 08:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 08:00-19:00
  • friday: 08:00-19:00
  • saturday: 08:00-17:00
  • sunday: 08:00-17:00


  • Winter

  • monday: 08:00-17:00
  • tuesday: 08:00-19:00
  • thursday: 08:00-19:00
  • wednesday: 08:00-17:00
  • friday: 08:00-17:00
  • saturday: 08:00-19:00
  • sunday: 08:00-19:00

Monuments near Santuário de São Bento das Peras

Bica Quente


Legend has it that whoever put the finger in this font will be forever "prisoner" of Vizela. In the basement of the town are born the sulphurous waters that sp…

Capela da Nossa Senhora da Tocha


Pre-Romanesque monument, also known as the Castro, is very remote location and legendary and miraculous belief. It is perched on a hill, where there is a viewp…

Casa de Sá


Villa type House, eclectic style, with rectangular plan and chapel inside. Currently, in addition to a private house, is a center of agricultural production. T…

Cista de São Bento


Roman CIST of Vizela, situated in the parish of St. Michael, more precisely in the sanctuary of St. Benedict. During the Bronze age to the iron age saw the cer…

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