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Monasterio de Yuso

San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain
+34 941 37 30 49
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Beautifully maintained and presented Monastery building

Note this is not open on Mondays and timed visits on an « on the hour «  basis are the way they... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Richard K
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Very nice castle.

Nice castle, hnfortunately only guided in Spanish. There are signs with explenation in English and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Marco2013
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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
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  • Average8%
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Note this is not open on Mondays and timed visits on an « on the hour «  basis are the way they work. We did not pre book, so there was for us only a tour in Spanish, and no written information leaflets were available in English,...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Nice castle, hnfortunately only guided in Spanish. There are signs with explenation in English and french.

Thank Marco2013
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited this monastery and the much smaller Suso Monastery which is about a 20 minute walk up a fairly steep woodland trail (or alternatively you can hop on a mini bus provided as part of their guided tour). It's free to walk around the...More

Thank LORDPARDOE
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

On our bike tour we stopped at the monastery Suso. For 7€ p.p. we had a guided tour (Spanish only, but in every room there is information in English available and you get a flyer at the start - so all points of interesting are...More

Thank Thijs h
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Clearly an important place and the tour was well executed, the biggest issue for us is that it all in Spanish and while it had some placards in English all the dialogue was Spanish. If you are not a Spanish speaker this may be just...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It's a large (very large) monastery, with lots of chambers and rooms. It seems you have to go with a tour, but for some reason we ended up inside and we were able to explore it on our own. It's quite packed with people and...More

Thank Komator
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The one on the hill (Suso) is more mystical and older. Make sure to visit both. There are other monasteries in the area that are also worth a visit if you have more time. Definitely a nice break from all the wineries of La Rioja.

Thank NicoMunozMadrid
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

1 hour tour. I assume the guide was very knowledgeable but not overly engaging. Opulent church, lots of gold. Perhaps we were over it

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It's an hour tour of the monastery. The tour guide was very friendly and our tour very interesting and informative. If you are planning to go during this time of the year, we would recommend you to wear warm clothes. It's sooo cold inside the...More

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The visit to the Monasterio de Yuso has a lot of historical Value and you will be able to see some of the most amazing books in the history of man conserve in a very unique and basic way. The place is impressive you almost...More

Thank jmgdl
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