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CENTRAL RESERVES MONTSERRAT, SA
PLAÇA MONASTIR SN 08199 MONTSERRAT
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The incomparable mountain of Montserrat, unique in the world for its peculiar silhouette and its mistycism, is located less than an hour from the city of Barcelona by car or train departing from the very center of Barcelona, which has direct connection to the steering rack, panoramic train very attractive for the visitor in only 15 minutes from Monistrol. Declared World Geoparc Worldwide and Biosphere T. by UNESCO and Natural Park since 1987, Montserrat is a Sanctuary of the Virgen Moreneta, the monastery where even today live a Benedictine community formed by sixty monks and the children choirs voices, the visitor can hear them 2 times per day. The sensitibility of the monks has become Montserrat an important cultural center offering the visitor 3 different spaces of great value. The Montserrat Museum, which the visitor can enjoy painting and sculptures with Works by the main history authors some examples are the Greco, Caravaggio, Dali, Picasso, Houses Monet, Sisley. The Open-air Museum which is located in the surroundings of the Basilica and you can visit with a pleasant stroll. It is a set of Modernist sculptures of authors such as Josep Puig i Cadafalch and Antoni Gaudi. Finally the audiovisual space, where through a exhibition itinerary the visitor enters the mountain, in its history, the day to day of the monastery, the meaning and the monastic life of a very experiential. The customer service department puts at the disposal of the visitors a individual audioguide to perform the guided visit in several languages. A hotel, a Aparthotel and a hostel, 2 restaurants of great international recognition where taste native food and typical dishes elaborated in the Monastery kitchen especially sweets and tipical cakes. The options are or buffet or gastronomical option in the Abat Cisneros Restaurant where there is a a magnificent Stone hall from the 16 th century. Two cafes, a self sevice and supermarket complete the offer of this sacred place. Activities organized by the events ans excursions specialitst department , such an activities for all ages/difficulty. Hiking, climbing, mountain bike, Tour balloon, helicopter. Enological and gastronomical activities.