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Bridge of Misarela

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Distance
0.47 mi
Elevation gain
213 ft
Technical difficulty
Easy
Elevation loss
200 ft
Max elevation
1,063 ft
TrailRank 
23
Min elevation
925 ft
Trail type
One Way
Coordinates
20
Uploaded
May 6, 2014
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1,063 ft
925 ft
0.47 mi

near Sidros, Vila Real (Portugal)

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Itinerary description

The Misarela Bridge (also known as Devil's Bridge) was built in the nineteenth century. Legend says that a priest chased away the devil who was constantly destroying the bridge with the miracle of the bread. It is also linked to the belief that a woman who performs a ritual, can successfully carry a pregnancy to childbirth. Women who perform the ritual with two other people will succeed Having the son to be baptized with the name "Gervás" and if the mother has a daughter, she will be called "Senhorinha"

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