Articles tagged with: monasteries
Most visitors to Barcelona will inevitably end up at Montserrat, a lovely monastery perched high upon a mountain just outside of Barcelona. While the trip in itself is nice, we like to combine it with …
Distance: 103 miles
Travel time: 2 hours
Cost (tolls and gas): About 20 Euros
From Barcelona, take the A7 going towards Girona. About 25 miles from Barcelona, you’ll find the town of Granollers and to get there, you’ll …
Benedictine monks grew grapes in the areas around their monasteries, and this is why we find many D.O. areas close to these marvelous architectural jewels. Such is the case of the Benedectine monastery in Sant Pere de Rodes in the Ampurdán region, or the Poblet or Santes Creus monasteries.