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Monasterio de Leyre, Yesa

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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 a part of your Yesa vacation plans using our Yesa vacation route planner.
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  • You won't see that much of the monastery itself but you will be able to visit a church and mainly a crypt that is definitely worth the visit. You have to pay a small fee for the visit, they give you a...  more »
  • It's a spiritual stay, with an expectation of basic room and services considering it's a hotel monastery, I was truly impressed. The room has a tough of details, elegance and cleanses. The old classic...  more »
  • Located in beautiful place, surroundings are worth to take the trip. It costs 3 euros to enter the building. If you happen to be there at the time of services you can enter the church for free. On Sun...  more »
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  • The monastery of Leire or Salvador de Leyre is located in Navarra and early Romanesque style. Without a doubt the most beautiful is the crypt, while the surrounding area is nice as well as the Church itself. A good idea to see if your near.
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  • Magnificent take a you walked through magical forests towards the sources identified in the roads and then about 7 to Benedictine monks listen their Gregorian chants.
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  • Beautiful place to visit in Navarre, is a must. Does the natural environment along with the superb views of the yesa reservoir a really unique site, breathing the tranquillity of a monastery. If you come to Navarre, don't visit it.
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  • Spectacular monastery. Environment fabulous
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  • Don't have to be a believer or have more earnestly for ago runa visit to the monastery and enjoy the Gregorian mass made by the monks of the monastery on Sunday (see Web horarios), rest little more to do but very attractive building and the environment
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