Convento De San Francesco

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  • Address: Rua do Campino de San Francisco 3, Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Spain
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  • Timings: 10:30 am - 08:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +34-981581600
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids, Tower, Monastery , Cathedral

It is a early 13th century old Franciscan monastery, located in the old town and it was declared as the Historic-Artistic monument. According to the history, San Francisco of Assisi was welcomed by a family of Compostela during his pilgrimage to Santiago. During this journey, he decided to built the convent. However, in the early 18th century the building collapsed, leaving behind five arches. These arches are now being kept in the main cloister and the tomb of Cotolai. The baroque church, of the convent was built in mid 17th century. However, few alterations were made on the church.

Significant feature of the convent- The porch area where you can see Asorei’s best sculptures; the monument of St. Francis; The Holy Land Museum that house objects related to the Holy Places and other pilgrimage tradition.

Convento De San Francesco Travel Tips

  • Entry is free.
  • Pay a visit to the Holy Land Museum, situated within the convent.
  • Maintain the tranquility of the church.

Convento De San Francesco Hours

For worship

  • Mass: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Monday to Saturday)
  • In Summer: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Feast days: 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm and 8:00 pm
  • Rosary: 7:30 pm (everyday)

How to Reach Convento De San Francesco

  • The monastery is located near Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. So, if you reach the church, you can visit the monastery, the Holy Land museum and many other attractions of Santiago by walking. 

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  • Salon de Te Dulce Victoria
  • Carretas
  • Restaurante San Clemente
  • Casa Felisa
  • Entre Pedras
  • El Jairo 

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  • Convento De San Francesco Address: Rua do Campino de San Francisco 3, Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Spain
  • Convento De San Francesco Contact Number: +34-981581600
  • Convento De San Francesco Timing: 10:30 am - 08:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Convento De San Francesco(preferred time): 11:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Convento De San Francesco: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 26.53% of people who visit Santiago De Compostela include Convento De San Francesco in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Convento De San Francesco visit around 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Convento De San Francesco

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

62.5% of people prefer walking in order to reach Convento De San Francesco

People normally club together Cathedral Museum Or Museo Catedralicio and Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square while planning their visit to Convento De San Francesco.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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