The Monastery of Santa Cruz de la Zarza, is a former monastery of the Premonstratensian order and Cistercian-protogótico style, already exclaustrado and currently in a state of abandonment, located in the low valley of the river Carrión, between the towns of Ribas de Campos and Monzón de Campos, in the Tierra de Campos region of the province of Palencia.

It maintains the church built in the thirteenth century with later reforms and the chapter room a rectangular space covered with vaults and four central columns.

Historical Data

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


Ctra. de Monzón de Campos a Ribas de Campos, s/n. Ribas de Campos. 34411 Palencia.

Telephone: 609 478 634

More information

Ayuntamiento of Ribas de Campos


Municipality of Ribas de Campos. Palencia.

Teléfono: 979 808 450


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Oficina de Turismo Regional of Palencia


C/ Mayor, 31. Palencia. 34001 Palencia.

Teléfono: 979 706 523

Fax: 979 706 525


Opening hours

  • Every day: book visit in advance



Remarks: Free visit by calling at least one day in advance.Pet friendly place #DOGFRIENDLY, admits polite dogs: check conditions beforehand. Phone: 609 478 634.

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