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Reviewed December 19, 2018

We left Orisson around 0745 and arrived at the monastery around 12.30pm which gave us plenty of time to explore the area. There are some good options here for accommodation you can stay here at the monastery, next door at the plush hotel part of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

While we knew that we would be sharing with a lot of people on one floor, we were not happy that a man was put in the bed beside us in a group of four with three other girls. The staff on check in were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Scene for the great French epic poem, the "Chanson de Roland," a mandatory study for all French school children about Charlemagne's palladin who died there protecting the king and his army as they fled Spain to France. Roland is reportedly buried in this monastery. Rather...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Leo C
Reviewed July 25, 2017

The monastery has been converted in part to accommodation and is the largest building complex in the town. There is a museum and a church monument as part of it. There is one other stone building and a pub and that's it. You stay there...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

A quick photo opportunity as you pass by. The church looks old, but wasn't open when drove through. This location is generally the first stop for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

This church bless the pilgrim that is doing the French Trail of Santiago de Compostela but I, together with some who attended the mas, had a nice tour headed by the priest inside the Monastery. It is very beautiful and I recommend this chance to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

Interesting complex of monastery buildings on the top of the mountain, with some historical connection to Roland. There is a hotel and a hostel. The church is worth walking into, and you can go down into the old chapel underneath the current building. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 24, 2015

We enjoyed visiting the cloister here, and the fine tombs. In particular, see the tomb on Sancho VII, which is particularly impressive. Worth paying the admission charge.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

You might want to consider starting your Camino in Roncesvalles, Spain. If you start here instead of pushing through the most difficult climb of the journey, you will find yourself ahead of the game with no injuries. At any rate, you will be staying here...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

Roncesvalles is a very small place. The monastery is a great place to see and visit. It's well located (right in front of the Roncesvalles Hotel).

Date of experience: March 2015
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