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Address: 31410 Yesa, Spain
Phone Number: 948 884 150
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Very impressed with the Monastery, the food, and the monks singing

Beautiful monastery, the grounds and views are spectacular. Enjoyed very much the hotel, the staff was friendly. Specially we were very blessed to have "Nicolae" be our waitress... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Marta M
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful monastery, the grounds and views are spectacular. Enjoyed very much the hotel, the staff was friendly. Specially we were very blessed to have "Nicolae" be our waitress during dinner, and not only the food was incredible, but also his service. We enjoyed his conversation, professionalism, friendlines. Again, the food was delicious. The breakfast was great also and excelent service.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very peaceful place, obviously we were there during the week and beginning of June, and we could appreciate the atmosphere. Visit the crypt and admire the columns and the door at the back.

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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Not only the location up there guarantees the fresh and pure air but you may well get a great view of a dam (so called the sea). Just in case you want to do the same as the monks of the monastery, there is a cute hotel. Bring some good binoculars with good lenses to watch the details of the... More 

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Göteborg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

This monasterio is very popular, a stop for many tour buses. But we felt disappointed, to much of mass market tourist industry (we were there during Easter, maybe this is the high season). If you visit Leyre, don´t miss the crypt. Ig you only have time for one monasterio in Navarra, go for Oliva.

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Puerto Rico
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177 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This was an optional tour on our trip, it was worth it. Historical and religious place. Working abbey of Benedictian Friars. This is part of the road of Santigo, leading to Santiago de Compostela. Solemn and peacefull atmosphere.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful place and great food for a good price. We had a very friendly waitress. The room was quite hot and there was no air conditioning. The shower was a bit awkward but there was lots of hot water. We'd recommend it.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Architecture great. Get there for 7pm in summer and you can hear the monks chanting their Gregorian chants.

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Thank Aitku
Biarritz, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Nice old building with great views. We were clearly there in peak low season so it was very quiet and some of the areas were closed to visitors. The monks chanting was interesting but very little information around.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We drove a little over an hour to hear the monks do a Gregorian chant mass. Actually, we were not exactly sure what it was going to be. A brother appeared at a door looked out and motioned us to follow him into a lovely chapel(I think construction kept us from being in the church, but I am not sure.... More 

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Stafford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

O.K. if you are into history and religion, but rather an unimpressive building with not much to see inside.

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