Contact details

Plaza del Conde Santo, s/n.
27760  Vilanova, Lourenzá, Lugo  (Galicia)
Tel.:+34 982121104
Tel.:+34 982121006



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It was founded in the 10th century by Count Santo (Osorio Gutiérrez). The Museum of Religious Art can be found inside this Benedictine monastery. The building as a whole has the cultural property designation, and consists of an abbey and the church, as well as various chapels, a monastery, two cloisters and a courtyard. The church’s Baroque façade stands out especially. It was renovated in 1732 by Casas y Novoa, the master architect behind the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.

  • Construction: Monastery
  • Artistic period: Baroque
  • Historic period: 18th century, 10th century

Practical information


  • From Monday to Friday

    12:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
  • Saturday

    12:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
  • Closing days: Sunday


  • General: €3
  • Groups: €2

Guided tour. By prior appointment.


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