Sobreiro is a village on the way to Ericeira and close to Mafra, where a very gifted craftsman decided to make a lively nativity scene in clay. The idea was warmly welcomed, and the nativity scene grew and evolved into a village.

Today José Franco is a name much better known than his village, and his work (and memory) is visited by many thousands every year.

Highlights in Sobreiro:

The Village of Jose Franco


Sobreiro – a good idea 2 kms from Mafra

Sobreiro - A Village in clay ​A small and rather common village, where an artisan decided to put his love ... Read More

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