In full Aragon’s Pyrenees is found the spectacular space of the Protected Landscape of San Juan de la Peña and Monte Oroel, and among its most outstanding elements displays the Old Monastery of San Juan de la Peña, jewel of the medieval era. The preserved constructions, only a part of those that existed, are excellent testimonies of the successive artistic forms in the various eras in which this singular place had life. They emphasize especially the centuries of the Romanesque (11th century to the 13th century) with notable architecture samples, painting and above all of the sculpture. The historic and artistic group of San Juan de la Peña is completed with the new Monastery, of the 17th century, along with the churches of San Caprasio and of Santa María in the nearby place of Santa Cruz de la Serós, both also of the Romanesque period.
All these components, of huge attractiveness by themselves, have been improved today with the new and modern
"Kingdom of Aragon" Interpretation Centre and the
"Monastery of San Juan de la Peña" Interpretation Centre,
architectural spaces revitalized in the 21st century, that live together in perfect harmony with the monuments of San Juan de la Peña.
Past, present and future of Aragon in a same space.