In a quiet churchyard in the town of Bermiego stands a remarkable tree. Commonly called the Bermiego Yew, it’s known locally as the “Teixu l’Ilesia,” which in the Asturian language means “The Church Yew.”
The giant plant has stood in this spot for well over 2,000 years and holds a deep significance for the locals both past and present. Its trunk measures roughly 33 feet in high, and it stands like a great guardian of the church grounds.
|Portada de la Antigua Iglesia de San Isidoro (Arch of the Old Church of San Isidoro)||2019||20.9km||site_ao|
|Cantabrian Bears of Asturias||2019||2.2km||site_ao|
|Iglesia Santa Maria del Naranco||2019||22km||site_ao|
|The Mafalda Monument||2019||20.9km||site_ao|
|Teverga Prehistoric Park||2019||10.2km||site_ao|
|Cueva de La Peña de Candamo||2019||29.3km||site_ao|
|El Sidrón Neanderthal Bones||2019||21.4km||site_ao|
|The Green Skeleton||2019||21.4km||site_ao|
|Routes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain||1993||37.9km||site_whs|
|Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias||1985||21.3km||site_whs|
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