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Town of Negreira

Historical heritage site composed of the Pazo de Cotón, a medieval fortress rehabilitated in the 18th century, the Chapel of San Mauro and the parish church. Also quite significant is the Temple of San Pedro de Gonte of the second half of the 13th century and one of the best preserved.

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Pazo do Cotón

It is an 18th century construction, witness of the Galician Baroque and located in the old part of town. Its most striking feature is its high chimney and its ornamental tops standing out among the surrounding buildings.

The Pazo de Cotón is linked to the Marquisate of Villaverde and the rich house of the Carantoña family.

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Town of Corcubión

It was declared historical heritage site in 1984 for its noble houses and its vernacular maritime architecture with beautiful streets, wide galleries and balconies with a view to the sea of the Costa da Morte (Coast of Death).

Highlights: the house of Miñones, the Pazo of the Counts of Altamira (15th Century) and the Castle of the Cardinal; also the Church of San Marcos, of Romanesque and "Maritime-Gothic" style, and the Chapel of Pilar, today transformed into the municipal auditorium.

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Pazos of the town of Portomarín

The pazos (traditional Galician manors) of Berbetoros, Marquis of Paredes and the Count of Maza constitute the complex of civil constructions of the Middle Ages in the town of Portomarín.

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Pazo da Chancela

The Pazo da Chancela or "Casa do Capitán" is located after Ponte Maceira, already in the region of A Barcala. It is partially open for visits and surrounded by an ancient oak grove.

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A Ponte Maceira

The monumental complex of Ponte Maceira is located in the province of A Coruña, between the municipalities of Ames and Negreira. It has a remarkable primitive settlement, mill, reservoir, chapel and a modern "pazo" (traditional Galician manor), but its most noteworthy element is its bridge over the Tambre River, that names the place and dates back from the 13th century.

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Bermaña Bridge

The Bridge over the Bermaña River is located next to Casa de Doña Urraca, an emblazoned house of the 18th century with a gallery supported by pillars on the river itself. One of the most beautiful spots in town.

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Casa Grande de Bóveda

Once in Vilar de Barrio, the way enters the capital of the municipality and continues to the hamlet of Santa Maria de Bóveda. The Casa Grande of the Marquis of Bóveda Limia, knight of Santiago, is located there, as well as the chapel founded by him.

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San Miguel de Bacurín

Romanesque church devoted to San Miguel. It is a single nave temple and semicircular apse, erected  on the second half of the 13th century.  In the vicinity there is a Pazo with an interesting arch to access it.

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Pazo de Vilamarín

Pazo of Vilamarín stands out among the examples of civil architecture. It is an old castle that was destroyed by the Irmandiños and that was later renovated and transformed into a Pazo  (now property of the Council of Ourense) due to the rise of the “higalguía” (Spanish nobility) in the Baroque era. Besides the Pazo of Vilamarín, the pazos of Orbán, O Rego and Tamallancos are also outstanding.

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