Aguilar del Campoo: Monastery of Santa María la Real
Normally: Tuesday to Friday from 16:00 to 19:00; weekends and public holidays from 10:30 to 14:00 and from 16:30 to 19:30.
Summer: Monday to Sunday, from 10:30 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00.
One of the most emblematic Romanesque buildings in Palencia.which dates from the 13th century. The church of the monastery has three naves with three apses out of which two are preserved. The cloister, representing the transition to Gothic art, has a series of arches with columns decorated with capitals. Noteworthy on the exterior is the big typha and a main front with three splayed archivolts on pairs of bent columns. Today the monastery house the Romanesque Study Centre.
Source: Web server of Instituto de Turismo de España, TURESPAÑA.