Contact details

Carrera de Jerez a Algeciras Km.5
11406  Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz  (Andalusia)
Tel.:+34 956156465
Fax.:+34 956156683




Serenity in Jerez.

This is considered as one of the buildings with greatest artistic value in the province of Cadiz.

The building was constructed in the second half of the 15th century on the initiative of the knight. Álvaro Obertos de Valeto. The group of buildings is outstanding, with the Greco-Roman portico, the chapel of Santa María de la Defensión, the cloister, which is in Gothic style, and also the Courtyard of the Myrtles. In its church, the most notable elements are the Roelas paintings decorating the main altar.

  • Construction: Carthusian monastery
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 15th century

Practical information


  • From Monday to Saturday From 09:30 to 11:15 From 12:45 to 18:30
  • Closing days: Public holidays


  • Admission free