Monthly Archives: September 2014

Amazing Abbey on the top of Montserrat

Montserrat Abbey in Barcelona

Benedictine monastery and pilgrimage centre for believers and It became a place not to be missed for tourist.

Montserrat abbey one of the most important Catholic monastery in the world, that has been built on the top of the mountain with a very unique rock formation. These whimsical shapes are even more incredible from the top.

The curious shapes of this emblematic mountain of Catalonia are the consequence of the evolution of millions of years.

La Moreneta is a dark coloured virgin from the 12th century. Its color is due to the passage of time and the protective lacquer.

How to get to Montserrat Abbey in Barcelona

By train: Start in Hotel Lloret Ramblas, just in front Metro Catalunya station L1 (red line) and stop in Plaça Espanya, switch to FGC (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) til Montserrat. Inside of the station you can buy the ticket, or just buy it onlie.

Buy your ticket by train to Montserrat

Address: 08199 Montserrat, Barcelona
Phone: 938 77 77 77
Website Montserrat Abbey

Aliens chimney – Gaudi masterpieces

Walking on the rooftop of La Pedrera (Gaudí’s masterpiece) is like transporting to another planet, there are no straight lines and their chimneys look like warriors with helmets, as if they were guarding the building, other fireplaces are covered with broken tiles, and the landscape looks like it came from another planet.

The building is listed as world heritage by UNESCO and is an indispensable visit in Barcelona.

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