Monastery of Santa María de Villanueva de Oscos

Villanueva de Oscos, Spain

Monasterio de Santa María de Villanueva de Oscos was founded in the 12th century as a Benedictine house. The monastic community was closed by the ecclesiastical confiscations of Mendizábal. The church has remained in use as a parish church.

The cartulary preserves 616 parchments about the Middle Ages: 32 from the 12th century, 261 from the 13th century, 224 from the 14th century and 99 from the 15th century.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Alicia MG (2 years ago)
Impresionante monasterio con mucha historia. Vale la pena la visita al claustro y la iglesia.
Ernesto (3 years ago)
An imposing building that surprises the visitor. A vestige of a splendid past, with an annexed church that, once inside, pleasantly surprises with its state of preservation and the beautiful stone walls and columns. Some medieval tombstones and a column with a notable deviation from verticality stand out. An inexcusable visit for those who want to know the Comarca de los Oscos.
MeriemTazarut (3 years ago)
The journey to Villanueva de Oscos is in itself an idleness, and the town, being rural and very rugged, exudes nature, in addition to being very well equipped for how small it is. Very close and friendly people. A discovery of the unknown Asturias.
Carlos Garcia (3 years ago)
It must have been impressive. After the blows of history, it is incredible that he is still standing. Simple and free tour of the galleries and remains of buildings. Highly recommended. It would be the perfect place for a hotel, which would allow the building to be preserved. It is my opinion.
mic mic (3 years ago)
Magnificent place to visit and there are bars where you can eat at a good price
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