San Millan Suso Monastery, San Millan de la Cogolla

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Designated a World Heritage Site, and acknowledged by UNESCO as the birthplace of the modern written and spoken Spanish language, San Millan Suso Monastery has a wealth of history. See where the first phrases in Spanish and Basque were written, and explore the cave-like chapels carved into the side of the mountain. To get to the monastery, walk up the hill or take the bus up from the Yuso monastery. Make sure to book in advance at the tourist office in San Millan, as reservations are required. These reservations include a tour, but the tours are only offered in Spanish. Put San Millan Suso Monastery on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our San Millan de la Cogolla vacation planning website .
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  • You go up in coach, the way this forbidden private cars. Disappointed that they exploit this visit as a monastery, since is actually a cave in which have attached a chapel, while the Guide to worship him. Compared to the monastery of Yuso (on bottom) not worth visiting it.
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  • Passing by San Millán is to visit its monasteries, flames in advance and they have several times, in our case we call that morning, because we did not stop and they had room for the Suso (above), you pass by the box office and they give you a ticket to ride minibus arriving, a guide in this case, it explains the story, very good by the way, and then you have a few minutes (does not reach 10) to see it for free, take pictures, since as it is logical for the visit do not leave, and indeed does not give you time Now you see a minibus nearly tearing, in this case I think that 10 to 15 more minutes, would be enough.
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  • A historical place which gives you a truly atmospheric feeling as you consider the hermits 1400 years ago as they established a monastery here. The significance of the place to the Castilian and Basqu...  more »
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  • Super interesting site, wonderful to see so much history in this small monastery built into the hill. The tour is short. Recommend walking up from Yuso monastery.
  • Tiny miserable, after climbing walk say tickets are sold below. A pity. The trip to La Rioja was great, friendly people everywhere. Except in the monastery of Suso. We already went without visiting any of the two monasteries. A pity that do bad work.
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  • Beautiful place to visit. You can take bus and get natural trails.
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  • A tranquil and ideal place to visit in autumn.
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  • The bus to take a NAP after eating at the milestone's Grill.
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