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Valeron Monastery

Cuesta de Silva, s/n | Santa Maria de Guia, 35450, Gran Canaria, Spain
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World class site - must see!

Such a lovely surprise to see ! We enjoyed our visit very much. Staffs were friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
ting c
via mobile
Amazing

Amazing view, easy to park car, short walk and it is on the way to other attractions, you do not... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
luissa_m
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Southern Poland, Poland
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cuesta de Silva, s/n | Santa Maria de Guia, 35450, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely surprise to see ! We enjoyed our visit very much. Staffs were friendly and helpful. Lovely view of the bay as well. Nothing like what you see in Europe really.. highly recommended

Thank ting c
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Amazing view, easy to park car, short walk and it is on the way to other attractions, you do not have to turn around.

Thank luissa_m
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

It is not only the caves that are worth visiting. It is also the view from here. There are a lot of boards where you can read about the different theories what this site was used for from monastery to grain stores. There is also...More

3  Thank Bernd K
Reviewed 31 March 2016

one of the most interesting places to visit on the island, very small parking, short and comfortable climb, great views, interesting historical monument

Thank ylpc
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Current and accepted thinking is that these caves were a grain store and nothing to do with either monks or vestal virgins. You have to visit by car and people with mobility problems cannot handle the many stairs. Entrance for seniors is €2 and that...More

1  Thank Jacko070
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Worth visiting the place, you will see the fruit of the monks held, floods and sea pirates. At first it was thought that they themselves were living there as well, but this place is that where was the grain storage, Repište on going is also...More

Thank L0tta1979
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Slightly off the beaten track, but a very friendly man in the kiosk will take a modest admission charge and send you up a steep flight of stairs. Nothing you've seen from the road prepares you for the honeycomb of caves set high in the...More

1  Thank The_Running_Tenor
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The Cenobio de Valeron is an amazing aboriginal grain collection store, an intricate complex of caves, near Santa Maria de Guia, located high up an escarpment at Montana del Gallego and accessed from the GC2 motorway (exit 20) which connects Las Palmas and Agaete. "Cenobio"...More

2  Thank PattyGRMac
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Well hidden, it is almost impossible to see it from the road. This strategic point is famous for having been the barn of the local tribes although the place looks more similar to the Sardinian prehistoric chamber tombs named "Domus de Janas". Breathtaking views are...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Cenobio de Valerón was without a doubt one of the most interesting places we visited during our trip to Gran Canaria. As others have pointed out, it's a fairly small site, which may disappoint some. On the other hand, considering the primitive tools involved in...More

1  Thank Sigve L
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