Chaparro de la Vega

Seville, beautiful and diverse

The cottage farm was built in the mid-sixteenth century by friars of the Order of St Bruno to grow agricultural products for themselves and for other friars in the Carthusian Monastery of Cazalla de la Sierra and Santa Maria de las Cuevas in Seville.

The Cartuja Monastery in Cazalla dedicated to the Immaculate Conception is located in an idyllic place steeped in history, surrounded by forests, with an inexhaustible spring and breathtaking views. There are Celtic, Phoenician, Roman, Muslim and Christian remains.

Since 1990, the Cartuja Monastery has contained an art museum, the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea la Cartuja de Cazalla de la Sierra, with a permanent exhibition of more than 100 works distributed throughout the central cloister and various rooms (church, chapter house, Gothic chapel, lay chapel and refectory), as well as the gardens, with works, above all ceramics and paintings, by various co