Monasterio de Yuso, San Millan de la Cogolla

A World Heritage Site with a gorgeous cathedral, Monasterio de Yuso exists alongside another monastery called San Millán de Suso. A large structure, it is architecturally impressive with an extensive collection of books and relics. The small 11th-century casket containing the remains of San Millan is a highlight, with its ivory-carved panels featuring Romanesque designs. Tours are given in Spanish with some written English descriptions. Consider researching the site beforehand or hiring your own English-speaking guide for more information. To visit Monasterio de Yuso and get the most from your holiday in San Millan de la Cogolla, create itinerary details personal to you using our San Millan de la Cogolla trip planner.
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  • It's worth every euro you pay. Just to know this place and its visions. The guide absolutely aware of your work. Maybe I don't have many jewels except the full collection of Gregorian singing books, there are only 4 in Spain. Is it worth it? Yes
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  • Impressive collection of codices that have only for that is already worth the visit. 7 euros for adults and 3 children
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  • Beautiful monastery, place of the first Spanish and Basque written words. Can only be visited in groups with a guide, but no previous reservation is necessary (at least not for Spanish guides, if you need another language, you may need to reserve).
  • Well worth the visit, but only viewable by guided tour, with most in Spanish only
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