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Santuario de Nuestra Senora de la Pena de Francia

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To visit this sanctuary you will have to drive on a nice tarmac road until the top of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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A stunning drive to the top of the mountain to enjoy superb views over the countryside and visit... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
djw0105
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Pena de Francia is something to see...and the sanctuary there is incredible. Lots of little alters and many wonderful nooks and crannies to explore. Be sure to go into the Gruta de la Virgen, thespot where the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared to Fr. Roldan. It's...More

1  Thank Joanne T
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Reviewed 4 May 2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To visit this sanctuary you will have to drive on a nice tarmac road until the top of the mountain who rises 1800 meters above sea level, and then ends in a small plateau. Once there you have enough space to park the car and...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A stunning drive to the top of the mountain to enjoy superb views over the countryside and visit the santuario and monastery at the top. Nice to see so many cycle up the hill. Glad we had the car. Worth visiting!

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

As we climbed up the winding road by car, we passed a succession of cyclists riding non-stop to the top, several of whom appeared to be in their 70s! The austere monastery is not of itself magnificent but the situation and views are unique. There...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Went there after a recommendation from the campsite, well worth the visit from Salamanca. Nice souvenier shop. Lots of birds and views over the region. the drive to the top is not for the faint hearted but well worth the drive. not advisable in bed...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2015

Pena de Francia is something to see...and the sanctuary there is incredible. Lots of little alters and many wonderful nooks and crannies to explore. Be sure to go into the Gruta de la Virgen, thespot where the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared to Fr. Roldan. It's...More

1  Thank Joanne T
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