Sant Joan de Les Abadesses attractions

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Monestir de Sant Joan de les Abadesses

Who gallops through the hills around Sant Joan de les Abadesses on stormy nights, on a horse engulfed in flames and accompanied by ravenous black dogs? If you believe the legends, it's the cursed Count Arnau, whose …
Museum in Sant Joan de Les Abadesses

Centre d'Interpretació del Mite del Comte Arnau

The monastery's 14th-century Palau de l'Abadia houses a fascinating audiovisual exhibition tracing the source of the Count Arnau legend. Folk songs from the 19th century bemoan the count as a seducer of the monaster…