Cañas


Santa María de San Salvador Monastery


Contact details

Plaza Carretera
26225  Cañas, La Rioja  (La Rioja)
cistercannas@cistercannas.e.telefonica.net
http://www.monasteriodecañas.es
Tel.:+34 941379083
Tel.:+34 941379145

Location

Autonomous region:
La Rioja

Province/Island:
La Rioja

Rioja, La

Description

The monastery is in the town of Cañas, 40 kms. from Logroño. The origin of the monastery is due to the donation given by Count López Díaz de Haro and his wife.In the monastery the Gothic church, with one nave, cross, and three apses, is particularly interesting.The chapter house was the place where the Chapter Nuns meet, and which later became a cemetery.The main entrance has a triple archivolt.The monastery was inhabited by a community of enclosed nuns from 1170.

Construction:
Monastery

Artistic period:
Cistercian

Historic period:
12th century

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Oct 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00

Sunday
From 11:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:00


From Nov 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:30 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 18:00

Sunday
From 11:00 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 18:00

Closing days: Monday

Prices

General: €4,00
Groups: €3,00
Retired persons: €3,50
Children: €2

Map


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