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Cemetery of Luarca, Valdés

Luarca is the capital of the Council of Valdés. This cemetery, which was built in 1813, is on the promontory known as La Atalaya (The Watchtower), on the edge of the Cantabrian Sea.

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Cemetery of Luarca

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Cemetery of Luarca


The cemetery of Luarca has wonderful modernist mausoleums and splendid views of the sea, the village, the lighthouse and the harbour. As it is on a slope, the tombs are located on terraces.

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Cemetery of Luarca

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Cemetery of Luarca


The Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology in 1959, Severo Ochoa, is buried in this beautiful cemetery.

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Cemetery of Luarca

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Cemetery of Luarca

One Response to “Cemetery of Luarca, Valdés”

  1. Marta Medina says:

    Muchas gracias, me ha encantado la forma de exponerlo, lo recomiendo mucho. Besos!!