The foundation was instigated by Alfonso VIII and it was the fourth abbot, San Martín de Finojosa who began the construction of the monastery, which is consistent with the style of the Order. The monastery is Romanesque-Gothic-Plateresque.

The refectory is a masterpiece of Cistercian art with one nave covered with vaults. In the Cloister the staircase in the wall, under arches, which leads to the pulpit, is noteworthy.

Occupied by Cistercian Monks.Guesthouse, house of spirituality / museum. This monastery dating from the 12th and 13th centuries is an ideal place for rest and prayer. The guests can take part in the mass which is sung by the monks and there is woodland nearby for walks.

Historical Data

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


Monasterio s/n. Santa María de Huerta. 42260 Soria.

Telephone: 975 327 002


More information

Ayuntamiento of Santa María de Huerta


Municipality of Santa María de Huerta. Soria.

Teléfono: 975 327 006

Fax: 975 327 006


Página Web:

Oficina de Turismo Regional of Soria


C/ Medinaceli,2. Soria. 42003 Soria.

Teléfono: 975 212 052

Fax: 975 221 289


Opening hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 – 13:00 and 16:00 – 10:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 11:15 and 16:00 – 18:00
  • Closed: wednesday

Remarks: Closed Sundays and holidays from 11.30 to 12.30 Mass

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