Saturday 18 April 2015
EXCURSION TO SIMAT DE VALLDIGNA
guided by Alfred Serrano Donet Teacher of History of Art IES Antoní Llidó Jávea
THE ROYAL MONASTERY OF SANTA MARIA DE LA VALLDIGNA
The monastery, of Cisterian style, was founded in 1298 by King Jaume II “The Just” and in use until 1835. In 1991 it was acquired by the Generalitat of Valencia and is now being restored to its old artistic and arquitectural splendor.
THE MOSQUE OF LA XARA
The mosque is one of the most important remnants of the muslim religion in the ancient Kingdom of Valencia. Built about the 15th century AD, it was in use until 1525 when all Muslims were forced to convert to Christianity.
The guided tour will be in castellano with an English resumé available
Price: 25 euros for members of AMUX
30 euros for non-members
Return Xàbia: 18:00 approximately
Reservations and payment:
At the Museum reception or by bank transfer to the AMUX account
La Caixa: ES11-2100-2735-15-0100338307. In Concept, please put “Simat”, your name and membership number. Email email@example.com when you have paid.
AMUX members have preferential booking, but must have paid their subscription for 2015 and pay for the excursion before 31 March.
All reservations must be paid for before Tuesday 14 April.
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