Monasterio de Yuso, San Millan de la Cogolla

A World Heritage Site with a gorgeous cathedral, Monasterio de Yuso exists alongside another monastery called San Millán de Suso. A large structure, it is architecturally impressive with an extensive collection of books and relics. The small 11th-century casket containing the remains of San Millan is a highlight, with its ivory-carved panels featuring Romanesque designs. Tours are given in Spanish with some written English descriptions. Consider researching the site beforehand or hiring your own English-speaking guide for more information. To visit Monasterio de Yuso and get the most from your holiday in San Millan de la Cogolla, create itinerary details personal to you using our San Millan de la Cogolla trip planner.
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  • We went from chance, precious monastery, well preserved, still in use by the Augustinian monks. Origin of written Castilian and Basque language. An outstanding Guide. The environment, the monastery inside and out, its history and the explanations we loved. (€7 /cabeza)
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  • We did the night, very different from the daytime and highly recommended visit. We liked it very much. If you can do it, you'll.
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  • Impressive monastery, is worth visiting it but a pity that the guide only told anecdotes and jokes, which had been well inserted in a historic speech. We got more information from the websites of the monastery and Wikipedia. Nevertheless, it is worth.
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  • Really interesting place to visit, along with Suso Monastery. You have to be ser it as part of a tour which is very informative. Well worth a trip
  • Beautiful ceilings! Worth lots of money I think .
  • It is a lovely monastery and its a great plan for day trips. Loved all the history and the tour guide was great.
  • A worth-visiting spot!
  • Excellent historical place. Beautiful gardens. Its facade in stone. Access for people with reduced mobility.
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