It was founded around 1185 as a hostel and to provide aid to pilgrims. Archaeological excavations began on the site in 1990. Findings included the main walls of the old hospital and of a large church with a floor plan in the shape of a Latin cross, and a cylindrical tower with a spiral staircase. One of the most important archaeological findings was the series of four burial sites.
Ruins of the San Juan de Acre Hospital
Camino de Santiago
26370 Navarrete, La Rioja (La Rioja)