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  • Colonia Güell Crypt. Santa Coloma de Cervelló.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Claudi Güell s/n. 08690. Santa Coloma de Cervelló. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: coloniaguell@adleisure.com. http://www.gaudicoloniaguell.org. The church with twisted columns. This monument blends in perfectly with the surrounding countryside. It is considered one of Gaudí's most emblematic works f…

  • Settlement of Olèrdola. Olèrdola.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera del Castell d’Olèrdola, s/n. 08734. Olèrdola. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: difusiomac.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/cat/Seus/Olerdola. Located on a ridge overlooking the plain of El Penedès, this settlement was inhabited from the Bronze Age through to the time of the Christian r…

  • Terrassa: parque de Vall Paradis. Terrassa.

    Art | Monuments


    … 08221. Terrassa. Barcelona. (Catalonia) The city of Terrassa is located on the edge of Sant Llorenç del Munt Natural Park. In the city centre is Vallparadís, one of the largest urban parks in Spain. The city of Terrassa preserves most of its heritage, which includes the great Vallparadís Park. Terra…

  • Citadel of Roses. Roses.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avinguda de Rhode, s/n. 17480. Roses. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: serveieducatiu@patrimonideroses.cat. http://www.visit.roses.cat/. Located beside the bay of the same name, the citadel of Roses is an imposing military fortification which contains on its interior a succession of the ancient settlemen…

  • Girona Cathedral. Gerona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 17004. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972215814 | E-mail: visites@catedraldegirona.org. www.catedraldegirona.org. The cathedral of the discordance. The Gerona Cathedral has the widest Gothic nave in the world. It was designed with three naves, but the prospect of a s…

  • Peralada Castle. Peralada.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Carmen 1. 17491. Peralada. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972538087 | E-mail: infomuseo@castilloperelada.com. www.museucastellperalada.com. The castle was built by Viscount Rocabertí in the 14th century outside the walled enclosure, beside the Carmelite Covent. In 1923 it was acquired by Mi…

  • Arab baths. Gerona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carrer Ferrán El Católico s/n. 17185. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34972213573 | www.banysarabs.org. Its structure is an imitation of Medieval Moslem baths, and its existence has been documented from the 12th century. It has a rectangular layout, and behind the entrance door is the apodyterium…

  • San Julián de Boada Shrine. Palau-Sator.

    Art | Monuments


    … 17494. Sant Juliá de Boada. Palau-Sator. Girona. (Catalonia) Located in the town centre. On of the most interesting pre-Romanesque monuments in the region, named an Historic-Artistic Monument in 1931. Today it is a monument of national cultural interest.Worship has not been performed in the church s…

  • Seo de Urgell Cathedral. Seu d'Urgell, La.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Santa María s/n. 25700. Seu d'Urgell, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: museudiocesa@bisbaturgell.org. One of the jewels of the Pyrenees Romanesque. The temple is an example of the Catalonian Romanesque with Lombard influences on the exterior. It was Bishop Ermengol who began the work on the Rom…

  • Church of Sant Feliú de Barruera. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 25527. Barruera. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: centreromanic@vallboi.com. www.centreromanic.com. Santa Feliú de Barruera is one of the Romanesque churches in the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World Heritage designation in 2000. The church has a single nave with two semi-circul…

  • Nativitat de la Mare de Déu Church. Vall de Boí, La.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … 25527. Durro. Vall de Boí, La. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: centreromanic@vallboi.com. www.centreromanic.com. La Nativitat de la Mare de Deu is one of the Romanesque churches in the Boí Valley, which received the UNESCO World Heritage designation in 2000. The church has a single nave. Its sanctuary o…

  • Solsona Cathedral. Solsona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Catedral s/n. 25280. Solsona. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: turisme@elsolsonesinvita.com. www.elsolsonesinvita.com. Originally a Romanesque church, the Gothic building dates back to the 14th century. The three apses, decorated on their interior with arcades, a part of the transept and the …

  • Ermites Shelter in the Pietat Mountains. Ulldecona.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Carretera Ulldecona a Tortosa km.5. 43550. Ulldecona. Tarragona. (Catalonia) http://turismeulldecona.com. Abric d'Ermites Cave paintings. They have been declared World Heritage sites. Cave painting sites have been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO within the Mediterranean Basin of the Iberian …

  • Old Town Hall. Tarragona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Major 39. 43003. Tarragona. (Catalonia) www.tarragonaturisme.cat. This is a Medieval building which underwent modifications in the 17th and 18th centuries. The office of the Tourist Board is located on the ground floor.…

  • Old Church of San Miguel. Espluga de Francolí, L'.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carrer d'En Canós, nº 16. 43440. Espluga de Francolí, L'. Tarragona. (Catalonia) http://www.espluga.altanet.org/. This church is one of the oldest in the districts between the provinces of Tarragona and Lleida. Its external appearance resembles the Cistercian style, probably because of the influence…

  • Episcopal Palace. Tortosa.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carrer de la Creuera s/n. 43500. Tortosa. Tarragona. (Catalonia) E-mail: info@tortosaturisme.cat. http://www.tortosaturisme.cat/ca/. The building is a model of Catalan civil Gothic architecture, especially its elegant central courtyard. Situated next to the cathedral, it was built in the traditional…

  • Meravelles Cave. Benifallet.

    Art, Nature | Monuments, Tourism caves


    … Coves Meravelles. 43512. Benifallet. Tarragona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 977462289 | E-mail: aj.benifallet@altanet.org. http://www.cuevasturisticas.es. The beauty of subterranean nature. The slow dripping and infiltration waters full of carbonates have created fascinating and mysteriously beautiful for…

  • Montserrat Monastery. Monistrol de Montserrat.

    Art | Monuments


    … Monte Montserrat s/n. 08199. Monistrol de Montserrat. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 938777724 | E-mail: informacio@larsa-montserrat.com. www.montserratvisita.com. The Virgin of Montserrat. The veneration of this Virgin spread all over South America when the monk Bernat Boil accompanied Christophe…

  • Sant Cugat del Vallés Monastery. Sant Cugat del Vallès.

    Art | Monuments


    … Jardines del Monasterio s/n. 08172. Sant Cugat del Vallès. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 935895340 | E-mail: museu@santcugat.cat. http://www.museu.santcugat.cat. This is the most important monastery in Barcelona. It dates back to the 9th century. It consists of a church, built in the 11th and 12t…

  • Monastery and church of San Pedro de Roda. Port de la Selva, El.

    Art | Monuments


    … Camino del Monasterio s/n. 17489. Port de la Selva, El. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972387559 | E-mail: monestir@terramar.org. http://www.es.mhcat.cat/content/view/full/6050. This church and the monastery are examples of Catalan 10th-century transitional architecture. Vestiges of elements from the…

  • Santa María Monastery in Ripoll. Ripoll.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de l'Abat Oliba s/n. 17500. Ripoll. Girona. (Catalonia) http://www.ripoll.cat/. The Benedictine monastery in Ripoll was founded by Count Wilfred "The Hairy" in the 9th century. It soon became a major cultural centre during the High Middle Ages, which is why it continued to be extended up until…

  • El Puig de Sant Andreu Iberian Settlement. Ullastret.

    Art | Monuments


    … Puig de Sant Andreu. 17114. Ullastret. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: macullastret.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/esl/Sedes/Ullastret/Presentacion. It is a pre-Roman archaeological site of the Indiketes tribe.Dating from the 6th century B.C., to the 2nd century B.C. There are very few remains o…

  • Church of San Vicente de Besalú. Besalú.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de San Vicente s/n. 17850. Besalú. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: turisme@besalu.cat. http://www.besalu.cat.   The construction of the current church dates from the 13th century, and includes both Romanesque and Gothic elements. There are three naves, a transept and three apses in the sanctuary. …

  • San Quirze Monastery in Colera. Rabós.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Rabós a 5 kms. de Rabós. 17754. Sant Quirze de Colera. Rabós. Girona. (Catalonia) There are two documented consecrations of the monastery, one in 935 and the other in 1123. Built with two slabs of slate one on top of the other.The church is dedicated to San Miguel, and is Romanesque wit…


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