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Real Monasterio de la Valldigna

Simat de Valldigna, Valencia, Spain
+34 962 81 16 36
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Stunning

A beautiful monastery being carefully restored. Free to visit and really worth the effort to slip... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Helen688
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
A once beautiful monastery being carefully restored.

You can see how beautiful this place must have been. There are still some striking parts and other... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
SarahC0805
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Simat de Valldigna, Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

A beautiful monastery being carefully restored. Free to visit and really worth the effort to slip off the beaten track to find. Set amongst the Orange groves at the foot of the mountains you get a real sense of what this monastery must once have...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

You can see how beautiful this place must have been. There are still some striking parts and other areas are being restored. It is very peaceful. We wandered around enjoying the information, the sites, the views and the peacefulness on a lovely spring day. All...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

What a beautiful building and place, very tranquil!! You can only imagine the grandeur of this place in its day, with its painted vaulted ceilings which were amazing and in excellent condition. The views from around the grounds are spectacular. There are on going renovation...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

Have known this monestary since it was still in private hands in the 1980's and saw it through it' becoming public property and i'ts several stages of renovations. Much has been achieved it again becoming the centrepiece of monastic history in the valencian history. The...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

What a totally amazing place - so beautiful and so quiet. The location is stunning and the fact it is free entry is a great bonus. Inside is well maintained and the gardens a real pleasure. No problem parking as there is a great deal...More

2  Thank aytch
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Arrived today for the 5pm opening. The sun was amazing and lit the stunning Monasterio buildings beautifully. The layout of the different parts of the historic site was really good and provided great views across all aspects. Well preserved and presented and definitely worth a...More

1  Thank John P
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This old walls still keep the flavor and atmosphere of the Valldigna monastery, in the town of Simat. It was affected by the Mendizábal law in the 19 th century and later bought by the Valencia Gov. Concerts in summer and visit all year long....More

1  Thank Pepepart2015
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

The monastery and church was bathed in the warm sun of Spain and had an almost ethereal feel to it. The church was cool and shadowed with huge doors and beautiful murals. The ruins were easily accessible and interesting to explore. We spent a pleasant...More

Thank Eve B
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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful place. By car from Cullera via small villages and orange gardens you can enjoy great views Open hours 10-2 then from 5-8

1  Thank Ilze K
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

We first viewed the monastery and adjoining ruins from the property we were staying at on the opposite side of the "dignified valley" and we're delighted when our friends took us to visit the place the following day. The grounds are free to enter although...More

Thank Walter C
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April 15, 2018|
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Response from joannaC39 | Reviewed this property |
We travel in a motorhome so that was our mode of transport. This place is a bit remote so car hire is probably your only option. But worth a visit.
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May 15, 2016|
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Response from MadridJosefina | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so. We went with our own car.
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