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Real Monasterio de la Valldigna

Simat de Valldigna, Valencia, Spain
+34 962 81 16 36
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an exciting monestary visit

Have known this monestary since it was still in private hands in the 1980's and saw it through it... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2016
richard h
Barx, Spain
So beautiful

What a totally amazing place - so beautiful and so quiet. The location is stunning and the fact it... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
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Simat de Valldigna, Valencia, Spain
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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

Thank richard h
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

1  Thank aytch
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

Thank John P
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

Thank Pepepart2015
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
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
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
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Having first visited this wonderful monestary in 1991 with our then mayor Carlos to see what two workers from our village Barx were discovering with some exploratory diggings in the cloister area I have folowed the diggings, preservations and rebuildings with interest. What all visitors...More

Thank richard h
Reviewed January 14, 2015

Originally started in the 13th century as a monastery for the Cistercian order, the site is well preserved and easy to get around. The Valencian government are gradually restoring parts of it but there is already some impressive buildings to wander around and they are...More

Thank mdrxabia
Reviewed November 1, 2013

I was very impressed with how well site is preserved considering it dates back to the 14th Century. The church at the entrance to the site is the best preserved building on the complex. Make sure you pick up an information leaflet as it has...More

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j c
May 15, 2016|
Response from MadridJosefina | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so. We went with our own car.
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