We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
9th Century pre-Romanesque

Wow. It claims to be the oldest pre-Romanesque monument in Cantabria. It's an amazing old church... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
PhilipyFelipe
,
Tampa, Florida
Beautiful little old church

To visit this lovely very early Christian church (Xth century) takes only a 1 km detour from the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Catharina50
,
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
via mobile
Read all 153 reviews
49
All photos (49)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 Oct 2017
“9th Century pre-Romanesque”
14 Oct 2016
“Beautiful little old church”
About
Contact
Cillorigo de Liebana, Cillorigo de Liebana, Spain
Website
Reviews (153)
Filter reviews
8 results
Traveller rating
5
2
0
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
5
2
0
0
1
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Wow. It claims to be the oldest pre-Romanesque monument in Cantabria. It's an amazing old church with moorish style arches, which is curious, because the Moors never reached this far themselves. The tour is only in Spanish, but they have placards to hand out in...More

1  Thank PhilipyFelipe
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

To visit this lovely very early Christian church (Xth century) takes only a 1 km detour from the main route to Potes/Fuente De. It has mozarabic elements inside and out, and is unique as such in this Northern part of Spain. For a small fee...More

1  Thank Catharina50
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This place is simply amazing, the altar, the sculptures, the pillars, even the smell tells you about amazing history of this place. You can't take photos, the ticket costs 1,5€, but you get the flyer telling about the church in many languages.

Thank Przemysław W
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

An extraordinary beautiful church built in the 900's with Celtic and some moorish influences attributed to Christian craftsmen that fled the southern part of Spain that was under moorish rule. Only one of two of these type of Romanesque churches that remain in this part...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This exceptional Mozarabic church is one of the most important remnants of this example of architecture in Europe. It is fabulous to visit but it would be reasonable to have a record of this. If the church were to produce its own photos or postcards...More

1  Thank eyedeebees
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a lovely small church in a stunning area. We were given a booklet in English to take round with us and they have most other languages as well, somewhat of a rarity in Spain as many places seem to offer only Spanish text....More

Thank toniShanghai
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The church of Santa María de Lebeña is in the way between Potes and the coast in the Desfiladero de la Hermida, an amazing location and a thrilling driving. The church has some interesting Mozarabic elements in its construction providing a hint of the mix...More

Thank Jac-and-Jek
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Beautiful and ancient church in the middle of the countryside in the foothills of the Picos. Not to be missed if you are in the area. As with many attractions in this part of Spain it seems, you are not allowed to take pictures inside....More

1  Thank adagio503
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hotel Balneario La Hermida
361 reviews
4.33 km away
Casa Reda
77 reviews
5.17 km away
Infantado Hotel
253 reviews
6.06 km away
Picos de Valdecoro Hotel
205 reviews
6.88 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
Casa Paquin
92 reviews
4.86 km away
Restaurante Infantado
33 reviews
5.93 km away
Posada Casa Lamadrid
154 reviews
6.81 km away
Las Mananitas
643 reviews
7.29 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 nearby attractions
Queseria La Branuca
5 reviews
5.38 km away
Torre del Infantado
201 reviews
7.34 km away
Balneario de La Hermida
81 reviews
4.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Iglesia de Santa Maria de Lebena staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines