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Contact details

Calle Regimiento de Argel 43-45
10980  Alcántara, Cáceres  (Extremadura)
info@fundacionsanbenito.org
Tel.:+34 927390081
Tel.:+34 927390863

Location

Autonomous region:
Extremadura

Province/Island:
Cáceres

Cáceres

Description

Headquarters of the San Benito de Alcántara Foundation.

  This is the former headquarters of the Alcántara Military Order. It was built in the 16th century, with a mix of Gothic, Renaissance and Plateresque styles. The cloister has two storeys in Gothic style. Highlights inside are the Main Chapel and the Bravo de Jerez Chapel. At present, it is the headquarters of the San Benito de Alcántara Foundation and a meeting place for many activities, including study and research.

Construction:
Convent

Artistic period:
Plateresque

Historic period:
16th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Oct 31
From Monday to Friday
10:15


11:15


12:15


13:15


17:00


18:00


19:00



On Saturdays there guided tours until 11:15 h; holidays and Sundays: 11:15, 12:15, 13:15 h. closed Sunday afternoons.
 


From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From Monday to Friday
10:15


11:15


12:15


13:15


16:30


17:45



On Saturdays there guided tours until 11:15 h; holidays and Sundays: 11:15, 12:15, 13:15 h. closed Sunday afternoons.


Prices

Admission free

Services

Guided tours

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