Sant Quirc de Durro

Local nameSant Quirc de Durro
LocationCatalonia, Spain

Sant Quirc de Durro is an isolated chapel situated in the village of Durro, in the territory of Vall de Boí, a commune in the valley with the same name and in Comarca of Alta Ribagorça in the north of Province of Lleida and the autonomous communities of Catalonia in Spain.

It is one of the best known places of Roman art in the valley and since November 2000, is part of the world heritage site of UNESCO with eight other Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí.The chapel is situated at an altitude of 1498m, giving a very large panorama closed by the massifs of Comaloforno and those of Besiberri. A path allows to reach the small lake of Durro at height of 2250m. It is dedicated to Saint Cyr of Tarse, child saint, son of Saint Julietta, both of them martyred in 304. A feast is celebrated in their honour on June 16.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sant_Quirc_de_Durro

Coordinates 42°29'42.364" N 0°48'41.706" E

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