Contact details

31410  Yesa, Navarre  (Navarre)
visitas@monasteriodeleyre.com
www.monasteriodeleyre.com
Tel.:+34 948884150
Fax.:+34 948884230

Location

Autonomous region:
Navarre

Province/Island:
Navarre

Navarra

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Description

At the foot of the Leyre mountains.

The architecture of this monastery has notably influenced the evolution of monastic architectural tendencies in Spain.

Consecrated in 1057. Forgotten until the 19th century when the Benedictine monks of Santo Domingo de Silos revived monastic life between its walls in 1954. In 1979 it was converted into a self-governing abbey.

Construction:
Monastery

Artistic period:
Romanesque

Historic period:
11th century

Setting:
The countryside surrounding the monastery is spectacular. It is nestled deep in the centre of nature, close to the Sierra de Erraondo, Yesa reservoir, the mountains of San Juan de la Peña or 'La Canal de Berdún'.

Practical information

Schedule

From Mar 01 to May 31
From 10:15 to 19:00


From Jun 01 to Sep 30
From 10:00 to 19:30


From Oct 01 to Oct 31
From 10:15 to 19:00


From Nov 01 to Feb 28
From 10:30 to 18:00


Prices

General: €3
Children: €1,50
Groups: €2,80

Services

Guided tours, Shop

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