Santuário de Nossa Senhora do Aviso - serapicos 1.jpg

Date: 18th century (conjectural).

Description: this site as well the sanctuary, consists of eight entrances representing the Calvary, is also the source of “Engaranhos” with some imperceptible inscriptions.

State of conservation: reasonable.

Legends and traditions: the people believe that the source of the “Engaranhos” has the power to cure people suffering from problems of growth, speech and locomotion. In May 1932, the Abade de Baçal discovered several prehistoric inscriptions on a rock near the fountain of 2Engaranhos”, belonging quite possibly to a roman castro. They also say that in Serapicos are hidden treasures and enchanted Moorish women. The pilgrimage of Nossa Senhora do Aviso is celebrated on the first Sunday of June.

Location: Serapicos, Bragança

Source: Património dos Concelhos da Terra Fria Concelho de Bragança VOLUME II

Serapicos, Bragança
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