Contact details

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

Location

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
  • From Nov 01 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Friday 10:15
  • 11:15
  • 12:15
  • 13:15
  • 16:30
  • 17:45

Prices

  • Admission free

Services

Guided tours

Map



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