This monastery century was founded at late XII by Tello Perez de Meneses and his wife, after the donation by King Alfonso VIII.

Nowadays, it is a Center of Interpretation of Nature, which allows you to discover the remains and history of this monastery, located between the regions of Tierra de Campos and Montes Torozos. Initially it exercised as hospital for employees of the Canal de Castilla and, years later, became an agriculture and livestock farm.

Historical Data

Religious architecture
Monastery / Convent
Historical Period:
Middle Ages


Finca Coto Bajo de Matallana. Villalba de los Alcores. 47639 Valladolid.

More information

Tourist Office of Valladolid


Pabellón de Cristal. Acera de Recoletos, s/n. Valladolid. 47004 Valladolid.

Telephone: 983 219 310

Fax: 983 217 860




Opening hours

  • Monday to friday: book visit in advance
  • Summer (April, 1 – September, 30):
    • Saturdays and sundays and holidays: 10:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 21:00
  • Summer (October, 1 – March, 31):
    • Saturdays and sundays and holidays: 12:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00


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