10 reasons why Ribeira Sacra must be World Heritage Site (Part 2)

A promise is a promise. So, today we will talk about the second part of “10 reasons why Ribeira Sacra should be a World Heritage Site”. If you missed the first one, we leave you the link at the end of the article. :)

 

BECAUSE OF ITS ENCHANTED FORESTS

Chestnuts, oaks, birches,... Ribeira...

10 reasons why Ribeira Sacra must be World Heritage Site (Part 1)

Ribeira Sacra is a paradise that makes locals and visitors fall in love for many reasons. Because of the candidacy for World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, we want to tell you which are the 10 reasons why,  at Verdant Experiences, we consider that Ribeira Sacra should be declared a World Heritage Site.

 

BECAUSE OF...
May 26, 2018 General
The Basilica of the Asuncion

In Galicia is very common to find ancient religious buildings in ruins, many of them abandoned due to the Ecclesiastical Confiscation of Mendizabal, performed in 1836. This confiscation emptied many monasteries right away, but in some other monasteries the monks resisted selling part of the monasteries as construction materials for neighboring houses.

Some examples are the monastery of Santa...

Hiking in the Peneda-Gerês Natural Park: "Alto da Pedrada"

As good explorers, sometimes we also participate in events organized by other entities, such as the association "Lirio do Xurés" with its initiative “8 Miles do Xurés”. This time we have visited Portugal in order to hike to the "Alto da Pedrada", a difficult route of almost 27 km guided by Soajo Nomadis and aimed at mountain lovers.

This...

May 12, 2018 General
Ribeira Sacra Hiking Festival 2018

In Verdant Experiences, we are always interested on all initiatives that help promoting the amazing places that we have in Galicia in particular, and in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula in general. That’s why when the Tourism Consortium of Ribeira Sacra invited us to collaborate on a Hiking festival that they were planning, we didn’t think twice before saying...

Ribeiro Wine Fair 2018 (Feria del Vino del Ribeiro 2018)

On April 28, 29, 30 and May 1, the 55th edition of the Ribeiro Wine Fair (Feira do Viño do Ribeiro) was held in Ribadavia. And as in previous editions has been a success despite the rains of the first two days.

This fair is celebrated in the epicenter of the Ribeiro region, in Ribadavia, specifically in the “Alameda” of...