Monasterio de San Pedro de Cardena, Castrillo del Val

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  • July 24, 2017
    10 minutes from Burgos, it is essential to come for its beauty, environment and history. It should consult the timetable, the monks are greater and rather have with trying to keep the great building and close by to satisfy visitors wanting to visit at any time. This goes for those who comment coming and expect them to open them at the buzzer which will buy at the supermarket. It is worth walking through the forest around and leaving by car, the monastery can be seen from the heights, breathtaking view.
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  • June 19, 2017
    This was a waste of time. We tried to visit but it was closed even though the sign indicated it should be open. We saw an official person there and he just shrugged his shoulders and walked away. It l...  more »
  • May 8, 2017
    Very rarely visited because of its remote location, it is must-attend event. Own monks lead you on your visit and tell their troubled history. Not you you can lose, as neither the visit to your store and get any of their products. One of the older monks will guide you and even in tone of voice low, will feature you the details of every corner... is worth. Don't miss the burials of the Cid and Jimena, the spiral staircase, one of the few with that construction. The winery, millennial, better to see it next to brother José Louis.
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  • Closely linked to the legend of el Cid this legendary building not has been saved from the ups and downs of the different periods: destruction, looting, dropouts and successive reforms to regain that current gloss. It is inhabited by Trappist monks. From the 9th century come first restorations. A succession of styles from the Romanesque to the Baroque. Worth a visit and also test any of their NECTARS well coined in its bowels, something it is because it is the oldest Romanesque cellar.
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  • Peace, meditation, family treatment, hearty home-cooked food, excellent wine cellar.
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  • Historical place, where El Cid his exile to leave his wife and daughters.
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  • Historic and picturesque place. It belongs to the Camino del Cid in his exile
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  • It is worth to move away a little of the capital for a visit, a beautiful place where legend has it that is buried Babieca horse of el Cid.
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