Jail in the War of Independence 1808-1814
The hexagonal chapel of Boel built of stone and slate roof, was the chapel of the so-called “House of Piquín” and dates about 1550.
This peculiar chapel is dedicated to San José, has at the top of the roof, where the waters meet, an iron cross and is said to have been temporary prison in the War of Independence. It also has a helmeted, barracked and oval shield, with figures superimposed at the base.
The chapel of Boel is in a small field next to the road and close to the rural center that bears the same name. From it you can see the typical landscape and beautiful surroundings of the Ribeira de Piquín mountains, located within the Eo-Oscos-Terras de Burón Biosphere Reserve, Red Natura 2ooo and Geodestinos de Galicia.
Ribeira de Piquín, a place to enjoy
Rural accommodations, restaurants and activities to discover our municipality.
In this area of the Lugo mountain called Ribeira de Piquín we have for you and yours that special charm that gives our gastronomic products a unique and authentic flavor.
Quality and kindness is what you will find in rural tourism of Ribeira de Piquín, where the rural houses are in perfect harmony with the purity of the landscape of the region.
In Ribeira de Piquín there are three approved routes that you can choose from, to stay in shape, to enjoy the views or to know the culture and gastronomy of our surroundings.
This festival of Ribeira de Piquín has as its main protagonist the fishing of trout. In it, which takes place in May, there are several activities among which stand out a fishing competition in the varieties of lance, bait and fly, popular food and verbena.