The first chapter of this series, produced in collaboration with the Atlantic Romanesque Plan promoters, is going to be broadcasted on Friday, December 9th at 10p.m. on Channel 7 of Castile and Leon Television. These documentaries main aim is to get their viewers acquainted with the frontier Romanesque at Zamora and Salamanca regions, as well as in some Portuguese regions.
The viewers will thus find out some of the actions carried out within the frame of the Atlantic Romanesque Plan and will learn how this project – promoted by Iberdrola Spain, the Regional Government of Castile and Leon and the Government of Portugal in partnership with the Dioceses and Santa Maria la Real of the Historical Heritage Foundation - is contributing for the revitalization and tourist boosting of these territories.
The fresh view of several groups of young people along with the experience of professional technicians will help us to get closer to the Atlantic Romanesque territory on Friday, December 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th at 10p.m. Those who cannot follow the chapters live will have a new opportunity on Saturday, December 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st at 5.35p.m.
This documentary first series is going to start at the Cathedral of Ciudad Rodrigo and continue to the archaeological site of Siega Verde and the villages of Ahigal de los Aceiteros and San Felices de Gallegos. To finish the first chapter we are going to visit the church of Hinojosa del Duero, walk along the abandoned train railways of La Fregeneda and travel around the Portuguese churches of Adeganha and Roriz and finally we will visit the city of Guimarães.
The city of Salamanca and the church of San Martín de Tours will be the centre of the second chapter, where we will also travel around Yecla de Yeltes, Aldeadeávila, Mogadouro and Covas do Barroso. In the third tour we will visit the church of San Pedro de la Nave at El Campillo, in Zamora, we will visit Fermoselle, Cozcurrita and Miranda do Douro. Finally in the last chapter we will walk along San Martín de Castañeda, Puebla de Sanabria and Castro de Avelãs. Efforts were made to achieve the best combination between the cultural resources and the heritage of each area, along with their gastronomic and entertainment offers.