Hórreos et Espigueiros


From the Pyrenees to the cape Finistere, from the Cantabrica coast to the north of Portugal, at the North-West of the Ibérica peninsula, the peoples who lived on these lands have built strange granaries to store and conserve their harvest.

One call they hórreos in Spain and espigueiros in Portugal.




 Despite the same fonction, their architecturesare nevertheless différent from a région to other, and reflect the variety of aviable matérials and imagination of the farmers who built them.