Ribeira Sacra

The Ribeira Sacra is an area around the canyons of two rivers in the Spanish region Galicia: the Miño and the Sil. The Romans planted around 2000 years ago the first vineyards on the steep river banks, and that was the start of rich wine tradition that lasts until today. It also was the start of a metamorfosis of the river landscape. Generations of wine farmers and their families transformed the rough and steep mountains into thousands of terrace, an impressive and heroic piece of human effort. The Ribeira Sacra is also famous for its large number of Romanesque churches and monasteries. All together enough to be nominated World Heritage by Unesco; a decision is made in 2021. Go to turismo.ribeirasacra.org for detailed information.

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