Monastery of San Antón

Castrojeriz, Spain

There were formerly a palace and garden of King Pedro I of Castile as well as the ruins of the old monastery of San Antón. It was dedicated to taking care of the sick people on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. At present, only the arch remains standing.

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Castrojeriz, Spain
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Founded: 1146
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Panagiota Afaloniati (17 months ago)
Amazing place with great vibes! No electricity and cold water fortify the sense of true pilgrimage. Best stop in the Camino till now.
Doug Hunt (17 months ago)
The Convento de San Anton stands out as there is a road through the middle of it!
David Bryant (18 months ago)
My most beautiful day since St Jean. The little bar across the road had ethereal music playing as we came through the arch. We stopped and had a lovely coffee and chat with the bar owner.
Josephine Lampe (20 months ago)
nothing was open when we walked through on the Camino in March but it was great to stop and have a rest and take in the peace and beauty of the place
Urban Engberg (2 years ago)
The most amazing place. The albergue has just 12 beds bud is rarely full, as there is only cold water and no electricity. But so much warmth and such a wonderful experience. Highly recommend.
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