X Encontro Cultural de São Cristóvão de Lafões


Tenth Culture Meeting of the Friends of São Cristóvão de Lafões Monastery. From May 16 to 17 the 10th Meeting of this Association will take place at the Monastery. As in earlier editions, the meeting aims at the presentation of new data on monastic life and interrelationship with society, as well as at the peer review of academic work conducted on a variety of matters, giving special attention to the Cistercian heritage. This year the general theme is “ Towards History and Heritage of Monasteries” and includes a visit and guided tour to the also Cistercian Monastery of Santa Maria de Maceira Dão, which could be recovered from its very dilapidated state.