The monastery of Santa María de Monsalud is a former Cistercian monastery located in the Spanish town of Córcoles. Ercavica The monastery of Monsalud was one of the most important of the Middle Ages in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the three built in what is now the province of Guadalajara, along with Bonaval and Ovila.

There is not much information about its foundation, although it must be framed in the hurry of Castilian Extremadura during the twelfth century. The first reliable document where it appears dates from 1167 and in it Juan de Treves, Archdeacon of Huete, grants the monastery and the Order of Cîteaux the village of Córcoles with all its lands, confirmed in 1169 by King Alfonso VIII of Castile.