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Valeron Monastery

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Interesting and worth a visit

Not suitable for wheelchairs or disabled. Toilet available. Parking. €3 entrance (€2 concessions... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
John F
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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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Interesting archaeological site

During a two-week holiday in Gran Canaria, my wife and I visited the Cenobio de Valerón... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Richard_Harpum
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Cuesta de Silva, s/n | Santa Maria de Guia, 35450, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Not suitable for wheelchairs or disabled. Toilet available. Parking. €3 entrance (€2 concessions) El Cenobio (monastery but actually a grain store) is on GC291 and there is parking for a small number of cars. It is in the cliff face and approached by steps with...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Very local, unusual historical site. Not much tourists. Great place to visit when exploring more than Playa Ingles....

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This attraction takes only a couple of hours and ticks a lot of boxes. Free parking, 3 Euros to access and easy access after a fairly steep but staircase climb. You will see honeycomb caves used many moons ago to Counsel and store food. Facinating...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 21 February 2018

During a two-week holiday in Gran Canaria, my wife and I visited the Cenobio de Valerón archaeological site. There is limited parking on the road outside. The entry fee is only Euro 3 pp, so is quite reasonable. The site is a complex system of...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 10 November 2017

From the road it is about 10 minutes up some steps. I did not find it vertiginous at all (and can be affected). You can't imagine how hard it would have been to get there before the road and steps! It reminds us how much...More

1  Thank MaryB252
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Firstly, lets get something clear, there are lots of steps. The site is on the side of a steep hill so if you can't handle steps & steep climbs, then this is probably not for you. There are limited refreshments available by way of a...More

1  Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You don't need long for a visit to this site, it is very small but lots of steps and unfortunately is a grain store and not a monastery but interesting none the less and the views are fantastic.

Thank WellingboroughFamily
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Worth visiting if you're in the area. The archeological site dates back to the first inhabitants of the island. It is a huge cave comprising hundreds of small cavities dug some 500 years ago to stock grains. Very interesting. There are several panels providing explanations...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We rented a car and saw this sight. Once we managed to make the correct turn off we had no trouble finding this sight. There isn't much to see but the signs are informative. I would make the effort to see other sights in the...More

Thank theadventure
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely surprise to see ! We enjoyed our visit very much. Staffs were friendly and helpful. Lovely view of the bay as well. Nothing like what you see in Europe really.. highly recommended

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Response from cenobio de vale... S | Property representative |
Hello, there are two lines from the capital that stops near us (103 and 105, the stop name is Llano Alegre), but you´ll have to walk about 20 minutes until you´ll find us. Other possibility is going by bus until Llano... More
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