Monastery of Leyre

Interesting
The San Salvador de Leyre Monastery clings to the southern face of the Sierra de Leyre, overlooking the Yesa Reservoir, on the road between Pamplona and Jaca. It was on this spot with unbeatable views that the monks of Navarre built what would become one of the most majestic Romanesque monasteries on Spanish soil. By its simplicity and the warm ochre tones of its walls that blend into the surrounding rocks, and by the silence that reigns here, Leyre exudes a unique atmosphere of serenity.

Useful information

Phone:

+34 948 88 41 50

Price:

2.70 € (-12 years old 0.60 €)

Opening hours

guided tours by prior arrangement mid Jun-end Sep: 9.30am-7.30pm; early Mar-mid Jun and Oct: 10.15am-2pm, 3.30pm-7pm, weekends and Bank Hols 10.15am-2pm, 4pm-7pm; rest of year: 10.15am-2pm, 3.30pm-6pm, weekends and Bank Hols 10.15am-2pm, 4pm-6.30pm - closed 1 and 6 Jan, 25 Dec

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