Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste, Cuacos de Yuste

A monastery that once housed reclusive royalty, the contemporary Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste hosts eco-tourists on its grounds and houses the Pauline order of monks. Emperor Charles V chose this out-of-the-way location to spend the end of his days in prayer and seclusion, along with about 60 members of his personal entourage. A fire destroyed Charles’ monastery during the Peninsular War, but Francisco Franco had it restored to its original state in 1949. Tour the emperor's refurbished rooms looking out over groves of cherry trees. The Valle del Jerte, where the attraction is located, is laced with hiking trails. Use our Cuacos de Yuste route builder site to arrange your visit to Monasterio de San Jeronimo de Yuste and other attractions in Cuacos de Yuste.
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  • Monastery small no large halls, but with some charm in its cloister and rooms while the furniture are reproductions, and great views of the snowy mountains
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  • Good preserved and worth seeing; as always they're not take pictures inside or without flash, nonsense.
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  • A visit are all fast enough. It is far from the splendor of the Alcázares. Shop interest free
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  • A beautifully restored monastery in a tranquil setting. Well worth a visit.
  • Visiting this monastery was the final piece for me in tracing the life of the emperor Carlos V. The monastery still functions as such and you can attend a mass in the church. I thought the entrance fee of €7 was a bit steep for what you actually get to see of the living quarters of Carlos V. That said, the audio tour and the info it gives makes up for the shortness of the tour.
  • Nice historical place. Unfortunately pets are not allowed
  • Beautiful grounds with rich history
  • Beautiful place

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