Esta ruta recorre los lugares que inspiraron a nuestro Doctor de la Iglesia San Juan de Ávila.
Route of St Juan de Avila
We will visit his house-oratory or the Basilica, holy temple where his mortal remains are kept. We will also visit other buildings related to this character and his live in Montilla, as Santiago Church, the Convent of Santa Clara or the Palace of the Dukes of Medinaceli. This is a unique opportunity to know his history, curiosities and all legends around St Juan de Ávila.
The church was part of San Juan de Dios hospital. It was built in the 18th century in a Neoclassical style sponsored by Priego family.
It is one of most emblematic and historical corners of the city. It unifies art, history and gastronomy.
It is the main church of the city and it has become the pantheon of some of the most illustrious characters of Montilla.
St Juan de Ávila lived at this modest house the last 17 years of his life, until his death in 1569.
It was the Place of residence of the Marquesses of Priego, highlighting the figure of Catalina Fernandez de Cordoba
Ruta San Juan de Ávila
It is possible to make individual or group guided tours (prior booking to visit the interior). Have into account Mass schedule.
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Low-medium. Sloped streets