FEFIÑÁNS SQUAREMostrar/Ocultar transcripción
DID YOU KNOW… that Fefiñáns Square is composed by the Pazo of Fefiñáns, the Saint Benito Church, the arched bridge and the watchtower, the Keep?
This architectural complex was declared artistic and historical heritage in 2012.
Originally, it was an open square, with sea views and four arched bridges which surrounded a manor in the shape of an “L”.
In former days it was known as the market square, as the market used to take place here periodically. The Pazo of Fefiñáns, of italian reinassance influence, was built between the 16th and the 18th centuries. Its construction was started by Juan Sarmiento, Lord of Fefiñáns and concluded by his nephew Mr. Gonzalo of Valladares, 1st Viscount of Fefiñáns. Finally, it was granted by marriage to the earls of Figueroa, who still preserve it.
The palace stands out for its crenellated tower and its beautiful circular balconies, which remind to majestic glasses of Albariño wine.
Two wineries can be found on the ground floor of the pazo: Joaquín Gil Armada and Palacio de Fefiñáns.