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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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  • Magnificent monastery surrounded by a unique natural environment.
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  • Magnificent historical place, with a privileged view
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  • It is worth visiting it, although we do not agree with schedules of monastic worship, simply, by the gorgeous views that since it dealt with.
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  • Exceptional natural environment welcomes the historic monastery of Leyre. Benedictine monks watch over and preserve the genuine Gregorian chant in Spain. Excellent hostelry.
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  • A special place, an environment of nature and disconnection. The catacombs, are impressive. Visit deserved
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