In 1375 it was used as a hermitage. It was visited by several Kings, from Juan I to Felipe II, Santa Teresa de Jesús, the Duke of Alba (Fernando Álvarez de Toledo), Juan Bautista de Toledo.

From 1844 it belonged to Mariano Goya (grandson of the painter Francisco de Goya). In 1979 there was another fire and only the cloister and the Gothic chapel have been preserved.

The land occupied by the monastery and the Toros de Guisando (Bulls of Guisando) has been declared a place of natural beauty.

Historical Data

Religious architecture
Monastery / Convent
Predominant styles:
Gothic, Renaissance
Historical Period:
Middle Ages, Early modern period


El Tiemblo. Ávila.

Telephone: 918 625 002

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Oficina de Turismo Regional of Ávila


Casa de las Carnicerías. C/ San Segundo, 17. Ávila. 05001 Ávila.

Teléfono: 920 211 387

Fax: 920 253 717


Tourist Office of Tiemblo (El)


Pº de Recoletos. El Tiemblo. 05270 Ávila.

Telephone: 918 625 002



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