Must-see attractions in Montserrat

  • Monserrat Monastery in the mountains of Catalonia.

    Monestir de Montserrat


    Catalonia's most renowned monastery was established in 1025 to commemorate local shepherds' visions of the Virgin Mary, accompanied by celestial light and…

  • Wooden statue of the Virgin and Child, in the Benedictine monastery of Santa María de Montserrat.

    Cambril de la Mare de Déu


    Signs to the right of the entrance to Montserrat's main basilica lead into the intimate Cambril de la Mare de Déu, where you can pay homage to the famous…

  • Basílica


    With marbled floors and art nouveau–style frescoes visible between graceful archways, the open courtyard fronting Montserrat's basilica immediately sets…

  • Museu de Montserrat


    This museum has excellent displays, ranging from an archaeological section with an Egyptian mummy to Gothic altarpieces to fine canvases by Caravaggio, El…

  • Espai Audiovisual


    This insightful walk-through multimedia space illustrates the daily life and activities of the monks, the geology of Montserrat, and the history and…

  • Santa Cova


    To see the 17th-century chapel built on the spot where holy visions of the Virgin Mary appeared to astonished shepherds, take the Funicular de la Santa…