Eume's secret

Ferrolterra e Eume » Monfero

Located on a rocky mound between the rivers Eume and Sesin, in the heart of the Fragas do Eume, The Monastery of Caaveiro stands with incomparable beauty. This building underwent numerous interventions throughout its history.

Its origins go back to the tenth century, at which time the first news of the existence of monastic life in this place is known.

The history of Caaveiro is linked to San Rosendo but also belonged to the order of San Benito and later it was monastery of regular canons of San Agustín.

It is a set of buildings, some already missing, that we can visit and in which there is a small center of interpretation of the patrimony around the monastery: Main church, Church of Santa Isabel, cabildo, sacristy, well, warehouses, archive, tower The bell tower, etc.