Ferragudo returns to honor its patroness with a maritime procession

The Procession of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, patron saint of Ferragudo, takes place on August 15th. The procession is scheduled […]

procession on the ferragudo river_1The Procession of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, patron saint of Ferragudo, takes place on August 15th. The procession is scheduled for 18:00 and will be accompanied by the Banda Filarmónica Portimonense.

The procession's route enters its «maritime route» along the Ferragudo ISN and continues by sea to the Marinha Pier, returning to Praia Grande. The procession restarts the road to Salva Vidas, where the Blessing of boats and fishermen will be made.

After the blessing, the procession continues through the streets of Ferragudo towards Largo Rainha Dª Leonor, following its path to the Church.

According to the Parish Council of Ferragudo, "the maritime route is expected to start at 18.20 and end at 18.45".

The complete program of the festivities in honor of Our Lady of the Conception of Ferragudo can be consulted here.

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