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Monestir de San Cugat (Monasterio de San Cugat)

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great place to see and wnjoy

Pleasantly surprised with this place as i was not expecting much having just come from rome but it... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
skye b
Clemson, South Carolina
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Top destination in Barcelona region

This place confronts you with yourself. What are you doing here? What is your past? What will your... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Kortrijk, Belgium
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The Royal Monastery of Sant Cugat is one of the most important examples of medieval art in Catalonia and is catalogued as a National asset of cultural heritage. The Romanic cloister is the most notable element because of its structure and its...more
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P. d_Octavia s/n, 08172 Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
+34 936 75 99 51
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised with this place as i was not expecting much having just come from rome but it is pretty, clean and safe. It was well worth the visit and time spent.

Thank skye b
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This place confronts you with yourself. What are you doing here? What is your past? What will your future bring? It's all written in stone. To find this peace and quiet so close to the big city ... And the entrance is free. Except if...More

Thank Gonzalo_de_Berceo
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The monastery is stunning in terms of architecture. Located at place octavia there are lots of restaurants around it. Inside you will find peace and quiet. Attended half of the daily mass service this time.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The monastery is amazing. The history is fascinating. A great spot for quiet reflection. Well worth a ride from Barcelona. The circular stained glass is the same size as that of Notre Dame... largest in Europe. Surrounded by awesome restaurants. Very family friendly. Just take...More

Thank blake501
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Even it was very touristic time, the address was very quiet and without masses of people. The service was good and the personnel was nice.

Thank Esa P
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I am sorry to write a bad review about such an important religious site but the nun shooed me away while saying “what are you doing here!?” rudely, while I was only visiting a room which was open. I think they do not welcome any...More

Thank Defne K
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful place. Great old architecture, and I mean old. This is the type of thing you can just sit relax and enjoy the beauty of. If you around here go see it.

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Absolutely beautiful. When I went the choir was rehearsing it was children and young adults they were stunning. The building is beautiful a must see if you are Sant Cugat

Thank Wookie1957
Reviewed 6 March 2018

we took a local train to visit the monastery on top of the mountain. the view is stunning! you can walk around and just enjoy the architecture, the small church you can also take a hike , there are loops of different length and steepness-you...More

Thank Aniko B
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Less than 30 minutes by local train from Barcelona is the community of Sant Cugat del Valles, an upscale community with excellent restaurants and sophisticated cultural attractions. But one of the must see places there is the Benedictine Monastery. The grounds of the monastery are...More

Thank Virgil S
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