With the aim of contributing to the de-seasonalisation of the destination and boosting heritage tourism, the Pontevedra Provincial Council has launched a new initiative to publicise historical cemeteries in the province, a campaign entitled “Unique visits: historic cemeteries of the Rías Baixas” with which its president, Carmela Silva, said that “aims to spread the enormous cultural value of these spaces” while showing
Thus, the provincial entity will carry out an action to promote and publicize six unique cemeteries in the province of Pontevedra, including Santa Mariña Dozo (Cambados), the cemetery of the English (Vilagarcía de Arousa), the cemetery of Sano Mauro (Pontevedra), Pereiró (Vigo), Os Eidos (Redondela) and Arcos The dissemination campaign will be carried out both through the Tourism Rías Baixas website and its social networks and through guided tours.
The first of these took place on Saturday, October 21, in the historical cemetery of Cambados, where a concert was also held in the auditorium of Cambados of the group Cómplices, with the name of Claves líricas, at 20:00 hours, in which the group will perform a musical and poetic interpretation on Valle-Inclán for which Cárplices has had the collaboration of Javier del Valle-Inclán, nieto
This has been the first of the activities but it will be followed by activities in Pereiró, the most extensive cemetery in Vigo, the cemetery of Sano Mauro, in Pontevedra, the work of Alejandro Rodríguez Sesmero, the architect and architect of the Pazo de la Diputación; the cemetery of the English reflects the footprint of the British Navy in Vilagarcía de Arousa at the beginning of the twentieth century. Os Eidos, in Redondela, is a space with pantheons of great artistic value made by stonemasons in the area and the cemetery of Arcos de Furcos (Cuntis) that stands out as the only underground in Galicia.