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.
- Normal: 2 Euro
First and third Saturday of each month:
11.00 am and 12.00 noon.
For other dates and times, visits must be booked in advance (minimum number of visitors required) at the Avinyonet del Penedès Town Hall
SPECIAL HEALTH PERSONAL PROMOTION: From the moment the alarm ends, until November 30, 2020, all staff working in the healthcare sector will enjoy a free visit to the Monastery on the dates and times of regular visits (first and third Saturday of the month at 11:00 and at 12:00). All that is required is to prove it at the box office just before the visit.
Plaça de l'església s/n
Avinyonet del Penedès
+34 938 970 000
First and third Saturday of each month: At 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 a.m.
On other dates and times, visits to the Avinyonet del Penedès Town Council must be arranged (minimum attendance required).