Virgen de Herrera de los Navarros
Ermita de la Virgen de la Sierra (Herrera de los Navarros)
Santuario de Herrera at the top of the mountain
Sanctuary related to the appearance of the Virgin to a coal, since become a place of pilgrimage and patronage. Recently it is building a hospice to become a holiday destination. According to Father Faci this chapel was built in the year 1504, although the building preserved today belongs to the XVII and XVIII.
Several processions are held on April 23, Easter and Pentecost celebrations. Recently it has recovered dance composed in the eighteenth century Boniface of Oz.
Sanctuary of the Virgen de Herrera
La Ermita de Herrera de los Navarros, Township landmark, rises to 1,350 meters. Tradition has it that exactly in the place where the chapel is built, the Virgin appeared to a collier named Martin; tried twice Herrera's children bear the image appeared from the mountain to the village church, but she returned to rather than its appearance, where they finally left. The chapel underwent expansions from the sixteenth century, but which is now preserved in the shrine dates from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Is currently conducting a large resort, an inn, which will host a large number of visitors.
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