Colegiata de Santa María, Spain


Colegiata Santa María

Colegiata Santa María

Located on a promontory that bursts into the landscape and dominates the plain, the Collegiate Church of Santa María shines at its highest point.

The town of Bolea was Roman possession and Muslim possession, belongs to Huesca (Aragón, España), dominates the extensive plains of La Hoya de Huesca and La Sotonera.

Colegiata Santa María views

Colegiata Santa María views

It had the privilege of Priory of the Royal Abbey of Montearagón until 1571, later it became part of the Diocese of Huesca with the denomination of Collegiate Church. It was built on the site that occupied the Muslim palace-castle, one of its turrets was used for the bell tower of the current Collegiate.

Architecture

Colegiata Santa María

Colegiata Santa María

Corresponds to the Gothic-Renaissance transition.
* Romanesque: Remains of the foundation and a crypt under the presbytery.
* Gothic-Renaissance: The current temple.

Highly recommended place to visit, in the highest part, there are banks where you can spend time sunbathing, resting, watching the beautiful landscape.

How to get there?

📍 Coordinates (42.258358,-0.552919)

Price

* 2,50€ general
* 2€ groups of more than 20 people,
* Free for children up to 12 years old, except in groups.

Schedule

Open

* June - September: 10.00 -13.30 h // 16.00 - 20.00 h.
* October: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 10.00 - 13.30 h. // 16.00-19.00 h. Closed Monday.
* November - March: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 11.00 - 13.30 h. // 16.00-18.00 h. Thursday closed.
* April - May: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: 10.00 - 13.30 h. // 16.00-19.00 h. Closed Monday.

Closed

* Mondays in June, September, October
* December 25
* January 1

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