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Reial Monestir de Santes Creus

On approaching this majestic monastery, an atmosphere of awe descends in broad Plaça de Sant Bernat Calbó: its mix of architectural styles spans seven centuries, including an ornamental 18th-century fountain. Behind…
Monastery in Conca de Barberà

Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet

The largest monastery of the Cistercian Route, Unesco-listed Santa Maria de Poblet was founded by monks from southern France in 1150, and rose rapidly to become Catalonia’s most powerful monastery. Highlights includ…
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Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Vallbona

Eight monges (nuns) still live at this 12th-century institution, the only women's monastery along the Cistercian Route. Years of restoration have cleared up most of the extensive civil-war damage, revealing a hushed…