This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Church of Fontarcada

Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

Location type: Church
Location address: Portugal, Braga
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by | Reference Manuel Anastácio | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

The Church of Fontarcada or Matriz de Fontarcada was a Romanesque monastic church to a Benedictine monastery founded in 1067, now the parish church of Fontarcada. It was classified as a National Monument by decree on 16 June 1910. It is dedicated to Saint Saviour. The monastery was founded by a donation of D. Godinho Fafes (or Falifaz), father of the rich count D. Henrique, responsible for building the hunting-lodge of Fontarcada, in whose yard the church was built, possibly at the start of the 12th century. Today nothing remains of the monastery buildings, the monastery having been extinguished in the 14th or 15th centuries.

Classify this POI
Link to route
Add this POI to your routes nearby

More information


Add comment

Sponsored links