Asturias - This is the Romanesque church of San Vicente Serrapio in Montaña Central

Church of San Vicente Serrapio in the Central Mountain of Asturias

Inside of the great cultural heritage of Asturias, which justifies a very different trip through these beautiful lands of northern Spain, the Romanesque art It also occupies a very prominent place.

And among the various samples you can visit, there is a place that undoubtedly very prominent: I mean the Church of San Vicente Serrapio.

This small hermitage you find on one of the green hills of theAller Valley, in the region of the Central Mountain, which I visited on my last trip to Asturias.

Church of San Vicente Serrapio in the Central Mountain of Asturias

The church of San Vicente Serrapio it has much more attractive than the artistic value of its Romanesque architecture.

It is the same case that happens with the pre-Romanesque church of Santa Cristina de Lena, also in the same region, in which artistic interest is combined with the beauty of a landscape enclave, with its beautiful location within a mountainous valley.

ThisRomanesque church It was built at the end of the 12th century, in a strategic enclave where it is thought that originally there was already a Roman temple, and where in the year 944 it had as its predecessor a pre-Romanesque church.

While just to enjoy its integration into the landscape it is worth approaching until San Vicente Serrapio, it is inside where you will discover the true charm of this Romanesque building.

Church of San Vicente Serrapio in the Central Mountain of Asturias

When you access its interior you find a unique single nave covered by wooden coffered ceiling.

But it will be in their apses where you should focus your attention to see remains of paintings of the time, which have been brought to light and maintain their color.

Photos church San Vicente Serrapio

As an appetizer for your visit, here is a gallery of Photos of the Romanesque church of San Vicente Serrapio.