Friday, November 2, 2012

SPAIN: TARAZONA AND VERUELA MONASTERY

We spent the two last days of our trip in La Rioja and Navarra visiting the town of Tarazona, were a friend of us has an apartment.

Tarazona has many interesting moorish monuments, like its cathedral. Near Tarazona is located the Cistercian Monastery of Veruela, which we visited in the afternoon. The spanish poet Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer lived in this monastery.

You can see below all the places I visited in La Rioja, Navarra and Aragón during this trip:


Days 1 and 2

  • Zaragoza and Logroño
Day 3
  • Haro
  • Santo Domingo de la Calzada
Day 4
  • Laguardia
  • Estella
  • Los Arcos
Day 5
  • San Millán de la Cogolla
  • Nájera
Day 6
  • Tarazona
  • Monasterio de Veruela


Next I would like to show you some pictures of Tarazona and Veruela Monastery.



In Tarazona we visited:

  • Cathedral of Tarazona
  • Episcopal Palace
  • Church of Santa María Magdalena
  • Bullring


Besides, from Tarazona we went to:

  • Monastery of Veruela
  • Sanctuary of Borja (Ecce Homo)


Tarazona



Cathedral of Tarazona
Dome of Tarazona Cathedral



Cathedral of Tarazona
Cloister of Tarazona Cathedral





Bell tower of the Cathedral of Tarazona
Moorish bell tower of Tarazona Cathedral


Cathedral of Tarazona from the old town
Cathedral of Tarazona from the old town



Old town of Tarazona
View from the old town of Tarazona


Santa Maria Magdalena church and Episcopal Palace in Tarazona
Moorish bell tower of Santa María Magdalena church and Episcopal Palace in Tarazona



Santa Maria Magdalena church in Tarazona
Santa María Magdalena church in Tarazona


Santa María Magdalena church in Tarazona
Moorish bell tower of Santa María Magdalena church in Tarazona



Bullring of Tarazona
Bullring of Tarazona


Monastery of Veruela



Veruela Monastery near Tarazona
Veruela Monastery near Tarazona




Church of Veruela Monastery
Church of Veruela Monastery


Church of Veruela Monastery
Romanesque doorway of the church of Veruela Monastery




Gothic cloister of Veruela Monastery
Gothic cloister of Veruela Monastery




Church of Veruela Monastery
Inside the church of Veruela Monastery



Chapter room of Veruela Monastery
Chapter room of Veruela Monastery




Monastery of Veruela
Battlement of the wall of Veruela Monastery



Finally, other beautiful places you can visit in Spain are:


- Catalonia

- Basque Country

- Cantabria

- Granada

- Sevilla, Córdoba, Cádiz and Costa de la Luz

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