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

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Good follow up to Suso

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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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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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 

Thank Colin C
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.

Thank Rockcreekpark
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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
Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Regrettably Yuso Monastery was not open when we visited (Suso was, see separate review), but from the outside the view was stunning. Even from a distance, set against a backdrop of mountains, it's gorgeous. The exterior carvings on the portal are extremely well done. Go early in the day in order to see both monasteries and enjoy they visit.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I drove there before visiting yet another Bodegas in the area. I must admit that I got there before it opened, which was around 10:00. I did not go in as I did not have the time, but I did have a good look around. The drive was very picturesque. Around 20-30 mins (30km) from Fuen Mayor my base, on... More 

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