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Amazing surprise

We did the 4 hour tour with Naturanda which included Italica and the monastery. This was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A haven of peace and well worth a visit

We visited the monastery before walking on to the tremendous Roman ruins of Italica, as suggested... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 4 hour tour with Naturanda which included Italica and the monastery. This was an amazing good value led by encyclopaedic Enrique, who was entertaining and thoroughly grounded in his material. Italica wows with its mosaics and its amphitheatre, but the monastery is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We visited the monastery before walking on to the tremendous Roman ruins of Italica, as suggested by the Rough Guide. Although we were glad we'd done so, the warning I would like to give is that by doing things in this order you can be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Delightful and the female & only member of staff was charming. NOTE-DOOR ONLY OPENS ON HOUR 10-3. No audio-guide but leaflets in English positioned appropriately. Just loved it and just so sad that so much of it remains a virtual ruin & not available to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I wanted to visit Italica only but was recommended by a local tour guide to see the monastery as well. It is very interesting, quite well preserved. All in all you will need a tour guide, it is free entrance. It was extremely nice as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Tangtian
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had seen this massive building from the motorway on our way to Italica. By car it is actually only 5 minutes away and could be easily walked. The building looks but is open to the public. The hours are restricted so check their web...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Keith70
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Old building with fascinating history, lovely art by Spanish masters (Martinez Montanez, et.) and place where first Spanish translation of Bible was done.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank solamildred
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We walked to the monastery from Italica, about 30 minutes, we got there at 12.40pm and were prepared to wait until 1pm, but people came out and told us you just knock on the door and the lady lets you in, which she did. it...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank alison2204
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

What a surprise! be there on the hour for the woman to let u in and see surprising frescos and inner court. Shop with reasonable prices. Worth a visit as not many tourists.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Xenohappenings
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We visited on the way to Italica (ask the bus driver to let you off at the corner, then just walk down the hill and look for the signs.) Check the opening times before you go. The entrance is a small door in the middle...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We saw this massive building from the motorway on our way into Seville little thinking it was open to the public as it looked to be derelict. Unfortunately a large part is and will never be renovated as it is of little historical or artistic...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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