San Juan de Ruesta Chapel
Within a series of interventions along the French part of the pilgrims’ route to Santiago de Compostela, features this hermitage refurbishment
Facing the Leyre mountains amid elms and oaks, this hermitage is known for having once harbored a major collection of Romanesque paintings. Deprived of its old purpose and paintings, the building was abandoned in 2001 and fell into ruin. Sebastián Arquitectos undertook the project of restoring its original massing and giving pilgrims a new shaded spot to stop for a rest.