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Monasterio de Leyre, Yesa

3.9
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
A gorgeous monastery that overlooks a blue-green lake, Monasterio de Leyre offers an unforgettable tour of religion and history. The architecture itself is a marvel. Check out the 11th-century crypt, as well as the Romanesque portico from the 12th century. You can even immerse yourself in the daily life in this monastery. Listen to the Gregorian chants and meditations of the monks. Guides typically speak Spanish, but you can request English brochures at the entrance. Make Monasterio de Leyre part of your personalized Yesa itinerary using our Yesa tour itinerary planning website.
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  • Make sure you download the app for the phone which acts as a guidebook for the parts of the monastery that one is able to visit. Details- and key to gain access, from the shop/welcome centre...  more »
  • The visit is made in two phases. But first, you must go to the store to buy your tickets and get the keys. You´ll have to leave a 5 euros deposit that will be returned when you give back the keys...  more »
  • Most like any hotel, with al service you need. There were an restaurant, but nothing speciell with it. Nice, big room. We visited the evening pray with the munks. Nice country around, but just for...  more »
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  • Very quiet place with a old chuch of 900 century. Can be a good place for picnic. Restaurant also available for a 25€ menu. Nice road as well + view on the lake
  • Cozy and nice place to stay and rest!
  • A wonderful place to visit. Transports you to another world and time.
  • Beautiful setting. Great dinner. Wonderful audio guided tour of the monastery, church and grounds. Disappointing breakfast.
  • Unbelievable peaceful place, awesome romanic architecture, enjoyable gregoriano cants

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