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The monastery provides a guide and n English, so it’s easy to understand what is displayed. The whole place is such a beautiful and lovely place so it’s something that should not be left out when visiting the Rioja area.
I really liked the building and the cloisters were very peaceful. I can appreciate that the church is beautiful inside, but I mostly find soooo much gold decoration way over the top. It was beautiful and definitely worth a visit.
Building here was started in 1432. Well restored by Franciscans. It has a sumptuous altar. The legend is that a king, out hunting, found a cave with a carving of the Virgin Mary. The monastery was built to house the statue, and the church was...More
It had just stopped raining on a dreary sort of spring day, enough so that there was some sun to make the cloister a special place. This monastery is well-preserved and definitely worth the time to have a look. It is a find!
Its a pity its been rebuilt of over the ages as it could tell a story or two. The cloister and the royal staircase were the most interesting, the rest was ok. Built into a cliff as ou can see on the visit.