Santa María de La Vid Monastery

La Vid y Barrios, Spain

Santa María de La Vid is a monastery in Spain's Duero Valley was founded on a different site, a place called Montesacro, in about 1146 by Domingo Gómez, illegitimate son of Queen Urraca of León and Castile and her lover Count Gómez González de Candespina. Domingo had become interested in the Praemonstratensian order on a visit to France, and this was the first Praemonstratensian house in Spain.

The monastery was moved to its present site in 1152, having been given the estate of La Vid by Alfonso VII of León and Castile, who was the half-brother of Domingo Gómez. It was closed as a result of the ecclesiastical confiscations of Mendizábal in the 1830s. It was re-opened in the 1860s by the Augustinians who still inhabit it.

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Founded: 1152
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Maite Sánchez Sánchez (13 months ago)
Q voy a decir sobre este lugar es una cita para mí tan importante todos los primeros sábados de junio q me encanta , el monasterio tiene mucha historia situado en un lugar precioso privilegiado con el Duero a sus pies , tiene hospedería es un lugar tan especial q quien va repite y sobre todo la Virgen Santa María de la vid es una belleza
jesman htc (14 months ago)
Visita guiada muy interesante. Explicación muy correcta. Consultar horarios. 3€ adultos, 1€ estudiantes
Montse Gónzalez Martínez (14 months ago)
Monasterio espectacular, con una gran intervención de restauración y rehabilitación Un entorno muy agradable . Muy bien explicado por el cura que nos ha recibido. Recomendable.
Javier Salmerón Ato (14 months ago)
Monasterio interesante y bonito tanto por fuera como por dentro. Interesa entrar a ver su interior, la entrada nos ha costado 3€ y el recorrido ha sido de aprox. 1 hora. El guía te explica hasta el último detalle 8
Lueny Morell (2 years ago)
Reasonably priced, good food, clean rooms.
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