April 18 is the International Day of Monuments and Sites. An initiative of the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage (Portuguese DGPC) in collaboration with ICOMOS Portugal, with the theme, “Shared Heritage – Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility”.

Visit Boticas, informally associated itself with the initiative with a virtual and temporal visit, to the archaeological campaigns carried out by the Archeology Unit of the University of Minho, in the mining settlement of Batocas between 2014 and 2019, within the scope of the Terva Valley Archaeological Park project (TVAP). A joint project of the Municipality of Boticas and the University of Minho, started in 2006 with the program “Conservation, Study, Valorization and Dissemination of the Old Mining Complex of  Terva River Upper Valley, Boticas”.

 

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