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San Millan Suso Monastery

San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain
+34 941 37 30 82
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Better than Yuso (but you will visit both)

Personally I am a fan of older buildings like Suso even if they are neglected. To reach this one... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Madrid, Spain
Incredible Experience

Only 25 people per half hour are allowed to enter this sight to ensure its preservation. The... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Playa De Orihuela, España
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San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain
+34 941 37 30 82
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Personally I am a fan of older buildings like Suso even if they are neglected. To reach this one, you have to first visit Yuso at the foothills and then take an official bus up the hill. It sounds like a pain but it is...More

Thank NicoMunozMadrid
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Only 25 people per half hour are allowed to enter this sight to ensure its preservation. The tickets must be bought at the tourist office in San Millan de la Corolla and you ascend by bus for a 20 minute guided tour, in Castellano. The...More

Thank djspain
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is the place to begin a visit to San Millan. The shuttle bus is included, as is the guide. Learn about the hermit and the religious order and pilgrimage tradition that followed him, and the first written examples of Spanish languages

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We spent 18 days in Northern Spain and the visit to the Suso Monastery was a highlight. The monasteries of San Millán de Suso and San Millán de Yuso are two monasteries located in La Rioja, Spain. They have been designated a World Heritage Site...More

Thank Rockcreekpark
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Well, perhaps beautiful is not the worth, more charming, atmospheric. Small, seen in 30 minutes. Walk down through the woods afterwards instead of taking the bus.

2  Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 25 October 2015

As with all monasteries on or near the Camino, the Suso monastery is worth a visit. It's one of two monasteries that together make a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Park near the town and buy an admission ticket, which gives you a bus ride up...More

Thank EC13091
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Near to Yuso Monastery. Did not have time to give it, it's proper respect. It was on the way to a Bodegas.

Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Loved our visit to both monasteries. Make sure you get your ticket for Suso as access is limited by bus access.. Absolutely fascinating view of the evolution of sixth century monastery into large militaristic benedicting monastery in the valley. Avail of an english language tour...More

1  Thank Irishwanderer_12
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Firstly the bus was late , so we had to wait in the rain . The visit was completely shed , shoddy and rush , the guide was grumpy and clearly does not enjoy her job .overall , it was very disappointing.

Thank MinaKarina
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is one of two Monasteries in the same area. Suso and Yuso. I am not sure if they have English tours but the one we were put with was Spanish only. The guide at Suso tried to tell us some of the highlights in...More

Thank Debbie M
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