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Pilgrimage of Saint Gonzalo

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Pilgrimage of Saint Gonzalo
Location Alameda Teixeira Pascoaes
4600-011 AMARANTE
District:Oporto
County :Amarante
Parish:São Gonçalo
Contacts


This is an emblematic festival. Saint Gonzalo, Portuguese saint of the thirteenth century, was acclaimed by the people as a matchmaker and his cult is associated with fertility. In Amarante remains the custom for unmarried women to embrace the saint and ask him for a husband. Simultaneously an annual fair is held, with a folklore festival, contest drums, bullfights, livestock competition, popular feasts on the streets and fireworks.

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Responsable: Câmara Municipal de Amarante

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Responsable: Câmara Municipal de Amarante

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

Localização Alameda Teixeira Pascoaes
4600-011 AMARANTE
Distrito:Oporto
County:Amarante
Parish:São Gonçalo
Contactos


www.cm-amarante.pt

If any of the information is incorrect, please send an email to lifecooler office

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