St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, Ancient Spanish Monastery

Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Built in Spain in 1141, the St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church and Ancient Spanish Monastery was taken apart and brought to the United States by William Randolph Hearst. The building is the oldest in the...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Tue: Midnight-Noon
  • Wed-Thu: 10am-4pm
  • Fri-Sat: 10am-2pm
  • Sun: 2am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $8; Senior (62+) $4; Student $4; Military $4; Child (6-12) $4; Child (5 and under) Free

  • Romantic Things to Do: "Check their online calendar for events, including occasional concerts (perfect for off-the-beaten-path date nights)."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: While you might not originally think of a monastery as a romantic place, the history and architecture and quiet lend themselves to romance perfectly.


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