Royal Monastery of Santes Creus

Place of interest
Monestir de Santes Creus

Santes Creus Monastery came into being in 1160 under the patronage of the Montcada and Cervelló houses and Count Ramon Berenguer IV. On the banks of the River Gaià the monks, who came from the Occitan Abbaye de Grandselve, found the ideal site for building a monastery which, until 1835, would be...

 

Price:

  • Normal: 5.50 Euro
  • Reduced: 4.50 Euro
  • Special reduced: 3.00 Euro

Services:

  • Site adapted for the disabled and blind
  • Rental of spaces
  • WC
Contact
Telephone
977638329
Email
santescreus.cultura@gencat.cat
Address

Plaça Jaume el Just, s/n
43815
Spain

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Category
Monasteries, castles and ruins
Languages of attention
English
French
Spanish

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