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Contact details

Zona Monasterio de Yuste
10430  Cuacos de Yuste, Cáceres  (Extremadura)
Tel.:+34 927172857
Fax.:+34 927172347


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Monastery of the Order of Los Jerónimos

It was founded in the 15th century, and was the place the emperor Charles V spent his final months. It has two cloisters –one Gothic and the other Renaissance.

Yuste Monastery has its origins in a small shrine that was extended thanks to some land donated in the early 15th century. The monastery itself was founded by a group of monks in 1408. Its international fame derives from the fact that in 1557 the emperor Carlos V went there to live out his last months, after passing the crown to his son Philip II. An austere palace was built for him in the southern part of the convent. It has an interesting Gothic church with an altarpiece by Juan de Herrera and a carved Gothic choir stall.


Artistic period:

Historic period:
15th century

The house in which John of Austria lived can still be seen in the town of Cuacos de Yuste.

Practical information


From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Tuesday to Sunday
Public holidays
From 10:00 to 20:00

Closing days: Monday

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Sunday
Public holidays
From 10:00 to 18:00

Closing days: Monday


General: €9
Reduced: €4
Pensioners, students and children aged 5 16
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 3-6 pm (October to March) and 5-8 pm (April to September)


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