Monastery of Sant Sebastià dels Gorgs

Place of interest
Monastery of Sant Sebastià

This monument, dating from the 11th century, is an old Benedictine monastery located in the centre of San Sebastián de los Gorgs (Avinyonet del Penedès) and declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest by the Generalitat de Catalunya in 2000.

The complex consists of a single nave church, with a chapel on the north side, a bell tower and a cloister of great sculptural beauty. Over the course of time it has undergone various renovations to maintain it in its original state and make the monument available to the public for cultural purposes.

The site offers visitors the chance to enjoy a tour around the grounds of the monastery and the church in order to appreciate the context and history of the monument. It also allows the tourist to learn about the daily life and routine of the Benedictine monks of the Middle Ages who lived in this architectural treasure of Penedès Romanesque architecture.

Experience the spirit of the Benedictine tradition in the Monastery of San Sebastián de los Gorgs.


Regular visits: First and third Saturday of the month (WITH prior reservation due to health measures at 606 866 979 or

Hours: 11am and 12pm Price: General 5 € / Reduced 3’5 € (+65 - student card - young people between 13 and 17 years old - Youth card) / Free (children between 0 and 12 years old)

Arranged visits: date and time to be determined with the group

Price: the usual per person from 10 people. Less than 10 people € 65 per visit and group.

GUIDED TOURS DURING THE PANDEMIC: the usual days and times are maintained (first and third Saturday of the month at 11:00 and 12:00) WITH PRIOR RESERVATION AT 606 866 979 or

606 866 979
606 866 979

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Avinyonet del Penedès

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Monasteries, castles and ruins
Heritage classification
Cultural Assets of National Interest (BCIN)
Advance booking
Languages of attention
Opening days
Saturday morning



Monastery of Sant Sebastià dels Gorgs
1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 11am and 12pm


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