Contact details

Lugar de la Iglesia, s/n.
36192  Armenteira (Santa María P.), Meis, Pontevedra  (Galicia)
hospederia@monasteriodearmenteira.es
www.monasteriodearmenteira.es
Tel.:+34 886211700

Location

Pontevedra

Description

This monastery belongs to the Cistercian order and was founded by the knight Ero de Armenteira in 1168. It has a square cloister, a kitchen, and a tower, all in the 18th-century Baroque style. The monastery was abandoned after the sale of church lands in 1835. The church has a floor plan in the shape of a Latin cross, three naves and three semicircular apses. The central nave is crowned with a pointed barrel vault, and the side naves with groin vaults. The transept has a vault raised on Mudéjar-style pedentives. On the façade, the 12th-century rose window is of particular interest. The whole complex has today been rebuilt thanks to the Association of Friends of the Monastery of Armenteira.

  • Construction: Monastery
  • Artistic period: Cistercian
  • Historic period: 12th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Tuesday to Sunday

    From 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Prices

  • Admission free

Services

Guided tours

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