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According to legend, the town derives its name from a statue of the Virgin Mary brought here by a monk in the 4th century from Nazareth, Palestine.

It has become a popular tourist attraction, advertising itself as a picturesque seaside village. Located on the of the Atlantic coast, it has long sandy beaches. Here is one of them.

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