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Address: San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain
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+34 941 37 30 49

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It's an hour tour of the monastery. The tour guide was very friendly and our tour very interesting and informative. If you are planning to go during this time of the year, we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's an hour tour of the monastery. The tour guide was very friendly and our tour very interesting and informative. If you are planning to go during this time of the year, we would recommend you to wear warm clothes. It's sooo cold inside the monastery! It was actually colder inside than outside where the weather was under 10 degrees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The visit to the Monasterio de Yuso has a lot of historical Value and you will be able to see some of the most amazing books in the history of man conserve in a very unique and basic way. The place is impressive you almost be in the medieval for a moment, with a lot of history and some special... More 

Thank jmgdl
Playa De Orihuela, España
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This should not be visited in isolation. The best is to visit Suso first as this is the start of the San Millan story. The opulence of Yuso is incredible and the tour has to be taken with a very informative guide, only available in Castellano. A hour and a half of time well spent.

Thank djspain
Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is a fascinating visit, and well worth the €6 for the guided tour. An hour walking through the story of the monastery, the religious order and the languages of Spain.

Thank Andrew D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I had mixed feeling with my visit. On one hand, I was there, where the first written Spanish(and Vasque) words have been documented. On the other hand, I felt disappointed by the building, and the tour guide. The stories described by the guide were loaded with too many details. I cannot imagine a not Spanish native speaker following the threat.... More 

Thank Yeniset S
Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this place during our Summer holiday where we visited some Unesco sites in Northern Spain. This Monastery is wonderful . Shame that the Tour is in Spanish only and the English leaflet that you get does not tell you enough. Still worth a visit though .

Thank Leonie v
Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We were in rioja and looking for something other than visiting another vineyard to do when someone suggested the monastery. It really is a huge building and does take a bit of getting around on crutches or 2 walking sticks but I did manage and I'm glad I did. We had the option to wait about an hour or two... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Yuso Monastery is a World Heritage Site and set in the peaceful hills of Rioja, Spain. Yuso was a Gothic monastery built in the 11th century. Yuso combined with Suso is a great morning or afternoon trip.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

It was a nice drive through pretty country to visit the monasteries. We arrived just in time to be quickly joined on the end of a group who had just started, which was very nice. I have had a flick through the photographs I took and I am not sure that anything stood out apart from the fabulous alignment of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

But you really need to see both. This one is much larger, and the excellent (Spanish) tour took more than an hour

Thank Jurgen B

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