Saint John of the Cross was baptised in this church. It contains the relics of his father and brother.

Mudéjar structure with a coffered ceiling in the central nave and a tower by Lucas Giraldo. Built in the 12th-13th centuries, with a Gothic apse of the 15th century. Pointed brick arch in the north door, aljimeces on the outside of the apse, pointed arches, cross-shaped pillars inside, plus the belfry tower by Lucas Giraldo. The main altar is Baroque, from the 18th century.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Religious architecture
Construction:
Church
Predominant styles:
Mudejar
Historical Period:
Middle Ages, Early modern period

Address

General Primo Rivera, 3. Fontiveros. 05310 Ávila.

Telephone: 920 245 142 / 629 716 332

More information

Ayuntamiento of Fontiveros

Address:

Municipality of Fontiveros. Ávila.

Teléfono: 920 245 035

Email: fontiveros@diputacionavila.es

Página Web: http://www.fontiveros.es

Oficina de Turismo Regional of Ávila

Address:

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

Teléfono: 920 211 387

Fax: 920 253 717

Email: oficinadeturismodeavila@jcyl.es

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