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San Juan de la Pena

A-1603, Jaca, Spain
+34 974 35 51 19
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We worth a visit but be early

This is well worth the visit but be aware - the road is steep and narrow and you need to park your... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grant T
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Melbourne, Australia
Amazing place

What an amazing place, the question is why here and how. Great location, amazing views on the drive... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
Wendy T
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4 weeks ago
“We worth a visit but be early”
Apr 20, 2017
“Amazing place”
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A-1603, Jaca, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth the visit but be aware - the road is steep and narrow and you need to park your car at the top of the range at the new Monastery and catch a mini bus back down the hill. Needless to say...More

Thank Grant T
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place, the question is why here and how. Great location, amazing views on the drive up. Beautiful

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We needed an overnight stop between Laguardia and Girona. What a lovely village Babastro turned out to be. Narrow streets, friendly townsfolk and cheap to eat and drink compared to larger cities. The hotel is well located. Surprisingly plush & stylish with its own spa....More

1  Thank LKLKLKK
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place-do not miss! I loved the location and the history was awesome. So glad we had the opportunity to see this place!

Thank Sheryl1950
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Great site with good access support considering it is under a cliff on the side of a mountain .only visited the old monastery Worth the visit

Thank Emil D
Reviewed August 19, 2016

This was an unexpected delight. We had read about it and its history and always planned a stop on our trips to the area. We went in October and it was raining. Quite alot of bus tours and tourists about. Some amazing photos and the...More

Thank dara979
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Worth the long-ish drive off the main road. It takes you steeply up to the summit. Please stop at the old site for interesting stonework and great views. The "new" monastery is impressive and largely kitsch-free. The wide green areas around the site allow impressive...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you are driving in the area this is worth a stop. I think you pay to get in but it is worth it to see the area. The way the structures were built have way up a mountain made it hard to imagine how...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a place one would be surprised to find. a church built into a rock overhang that forms part of the church roof. printed guides in English, but guided tours in Spanish. If churches are your thing, this is as different as different can...More

Thank Jeremydhbstirling
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 enjoyable hours here on our way through the Pyrenees. If you have less time, might not be worthwhile. Great views across valley and down to village 1km before original monastery. Tip: Park car at top of mountain next to newer monastery, buy ticket...More

1  Thank Juerg D
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