Built in the 9th and 10th centuries and rebuilt in the 18th century. Benedictine monastery, the most important Neoclassical one in El Bierzo. It contains notable pieces of art and the renowned Fuente de la Vida (Fountain of Life), built in 1742, which, according to the legend, will protect the health of those who drink seven sips of its waters.

Rebuilt in the 18th century, some of its treasures include the Tabla de Cristo, the Baroque altarpiece and the Virgen de Majestad from the 18th century.

Historical Data

Religious architecture
Monastery / Convent
Predominant styles:
Historical Period:
Middle Ages


Don Lucas Martínez s/n. Vega de Espinareda. 24430 León.

Telephone: 987 568 946

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