Estella


Estella is an attractive town, founded c 1090. It is an important landmark on the Way of St James. There is plenty of interesting medieval architecture around the town, but the finest feature is the church of San Pedro de la Rúa, which I translate at St Peter of the Street. The name is somewhat surprising, as it isn’t on a street, and many steps are needed to reach it. However, pilgrims are treated very kindly these days, and the town has provided a lift to reach the church. It was once a Cistercian monastery, and a very beautiful cloister remains.
  The river Ega run through the town. On the western side it passes under a tall cliff, offering wonderful opportunities for photography.


San Pedro de la Rua








The town of Estella




The Prison Bridge

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