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Excellent point with historic view

Beds have a very good separation with on small desk, light can be lit from the bottom and not... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Well worth a detour off the Via de la Plata

If you are walking the Via de la Plata, it is worth your time to make the effort to visit Oseira... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
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3 Jul 2018
“Excellent point with historic view”
17 Jul 2017
“Well worth a detour off the Via de la Plata”
Abadía cisterciense
Oseira, 32135 San Cristovo de Cea, Spain
+34 988 28 20 04
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Beds have a very good separation with on small desk, light can be lit from the bottom and not disturbe the rest of the peregrinos/guests, with small washer/dryer. Fresh at night. Very clean. Just came back from Camino Sanabres and definately will come back. Highly...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

If you are walking the Via de la Plata, it is worth your time to make the effort to visit Oseira. The albergue and services there are rather basic, so you may want to use Cea as a base and do a day hike there,...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It was not our first time at this monastery but it certainly was a more thorough and enjoyable one as we had a tour of the main parts. The place is currently home to 11 monks and it has some very beautiful architecture with the...More

1  Thank ydidu
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had a look around while walking through Oseira on the Via de la Plata. Such a beautiful place and lovely surroundings.

2  Thank Mick H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I stayed here overnight whilst walking the Camino de Santiago with some friends. The guide we used pointed us in this direction and we were glad it did! The building from the outside is impressive and we were gutted to find out that the evening...More

1  Thank m00nman1972
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We were shown round in a group of mainly Spanish people by Father Luis, a diminutive man but with a huge knowledge. His English (and probably several other languages) was excellent. It was interesting though we were sad that the gardens have become overgrown. A...More

1  Thank Liz49Elgin
Reviewed 6 September 2014

While travelling in Galicia, one should not miss visiting the impressive "Monasterio de Santa Maria la Real de Oseira". Eight centuries of history right in front of your eyes! Its construction, in the fabulous romanesque style, started in 1137 AD, by monks of the Order...More

1  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Magnificent monestary. Tour is well worth it, Felipe Louis did ours and his English was very good. Amazing sized place. Good shop, beautiful worship space. Do not forget the chocolate

Thank deacondawn
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Beautiful architecture, landscape, surroundings as well as very friendly monks. A must!! Don't miss the one of a kind columns!!

1  Thank Carmen M
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Bring a kid in and you might very well find yourself expelled on the grounds they are "noisy". And so much for Matthew 19:14: "Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these".

Thank hvalentim
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