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Quaint

The tiled facade of this church strikes you if you take the national road from/to Porto to/from... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
TiagoJGB
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Girona, Spain
Our stop over in Valéga to visit his church.

On our last visit there was a funeral running so we were not able to see the inside, so on this... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Hans G
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

The tiled facade of this church strikes you if you take the national road from/to Porto to/from Aveiro. Definitely worth a visit and a detour if you're on this route.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

On our last visit there was a funeral running so we were not able to see the inside, so on this visit we just got there before they start another funeral, so we could see the church on the inside. The Church of Válega is...More

Thank Hans G
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I was surprised by the originality of this church, whose facade is completely tiled with religious scenes. The interior is also largely tiled. The church is very well maintained and very beautiful. Well worth a visit. Be aware that it will not even be open....More

Thank José T
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Very original church with the main entrance all in colourful tiles. The inside is also amazing. It is really unique and fabulous.

Thank MVLVA
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This remarkable building is a bit off the beaten track, in a small road town called Valega, which is anodine in itself, but boasts this original piece of art. Thanks to a kind gentleman who bothered to show us and told us all about the...More

Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We find this church and city on the way from Aveiro to Porto. It is a very colorful decorated church in Protugal. It is very worth to visit.

Thank Chaicharn D
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One of the most unique Roman Catholic Church in the Aveiro region. The main entrance is fully tiled with painted religious scenes. The interior is also artistically very rich. Abstaining from any religious beliefs or orientations the building is a prodigious work of art worth...More

Thank Melofrei
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This painted church with beautiful tiles all around and inside is not so easy to find from the street. If you ask a person that live in the village it will be better to ask about where is the cemetery. The most beautiful façade is...More

Thank Lavon R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well worth making the trip to Valenga just south of Ovar to see this amazing church. It is covered with beautiful painted tiles both inside and out. The village is sleepy. You can get a cheap lunch across the square. If you are going down...More

Thank dawnGalicia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stone church in a small village, covered with tiles inside and outside. The front outside wall and the inside are painted with biblical scenes, the outside lateral walls are covered with blue tiles. Worth seeing.

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