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Monastery of the Virgin of the Olive Grove

Known as the “Monasterio de La Oliva” in Teruel, Spain, this beautiful place was founded in a restored 18th-century building and is still an active monastery with available guest rooms for visitors who are allowed to stay up to eight days. The monastery is in a very tranquil town, but for those looking to discover a little bit more of Spain, the city of Zaragoza is only 80 miles away, a place famous for its architecture, including spectacular churches. Nearby, there’s also the town of Pamplona, and several historic landmarks, such as the town of Sos del Rey Católico. The monastery has become a very popular retreat destination. It has 20 guestrooms and a campsite for those interested in being in contact with nature during their stay. 

MONASTERY OF THE VIRGIN OF THE OLIVE GROVE
Monastery of the Virgin of the Olive Grove

Their objective is providing a space for silence, calm and simplicity so visitors can find themselves, and find God. For those who are interested, it’s possible to participate in the monks’ liturgy, and for in-depth experiences it’s also possible to have the spiritual accompaniment of a monk during the time spent in this place.

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