Know the religious heritage

Know the religious heritage

Since the medieval period, the relevant role of the Church led to the appearance of sanctuaries, monasteries, churches, and sacred places of popular devotion throughout the geography of Catalonia. Today there are many that continue to be places of worship and pilgrimage, as well as places of contemplation for lovers of culture and heritage, to contemplate its great architectural, artistic and historical value.

Cathedrals, basilicas, monasteries, churches, shrines and hermitages that have been stone witnesses to great chapters of local history. A heritage that you can visit throughout the year and that will surprise you with its beauty, with temples of delicious simplicity or ostentatious magnitude.

Some religious spaces have become unique venues for art and culture, where throughout the year you can enjoy classical or organ music concerts that take advantage of the magnificent sound.

At high places you will find sanctuaries, some have an inn, where you will experience the peace and magnetism of each place and the starting point for excursions and visits. Hermitages located on small elevations near the towns also await you, from where you will contemplate splendid views that will amaze you.

Catalonia has a religious and spiritual heritage that is worth knowing!

Route of the hidden Churches of Baix Vallès

At the southern end of the Vallès hide four unique buildings of the Vallesan religious architecture, the churches of Santa María de Gallecs (Mollet…

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Ripoll, cuisine and culture

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Sanctuary of the Virgin of Help of Balenyà

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The splendor of the Solsonès Baroque

Baroque art invaded the religious buildings of Catalonia during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and is characterized by its ornamental abundance. This…

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The monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes

The monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, also known as a legend monastery fantastic stories that surround it, is located in an idyllic and bucolic. This is immersed,…

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Cistercian Route I: gastronomy in Vallbona de les monges

On this route we suggest a visit to the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona de les Monges, a female monastery which is included within the Cistercian order. I…

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Route to the hermitage of Penyafel in Santa Margarida i els…

Circular route with beginning and end in the town of the Monks that allows to know one of the main elements of the architectural and historical heritage of the…

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Itinerary of the Monastery of Sant Genís de Rocafort

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Walking through the Valley of Camprodon

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Romanic path in the Alt Urgell

The Alt Urgell, despite being one of the largest regions of Catalonia, is one that has a lower population density. For this reason, natural and landscape values…

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Discover the universe Romanesque from the Boi Valley

  The Boi Valley located northwest of the Catalan province of Lleida, preserves within it a priceless treasure: one of the architectural and artistic heritage…

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Route Canals of San Miguel in Vilada

We propose a route through the town of Vilada, which will allow you to know and pass from abrupt shadows to the calm of the plans of this village of Berguedà.…

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Route through the monastery of Santa María de Poblet

Have you not visited the Cistercian Monastery of Santa María de Poblet? We suggest a visit to this magnificent heritage building of our country, in the municipality…

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From San Ramon to Cervera, crossing the southern Segarra

Halfway between the Central Catalonia and the Lleida we find the plateau of the Segarra, an area with a landscape marked by gentle slopes, with a stranglehold of…

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Sanctuary of Santa Maria de la Bovera

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Roads of Monastery in Cervià de Ter Viladasens

Through this itinerary we travel the path that leads us from Cervià de Ter, where we can visit the spectacular monastery of Santa María, to the small…

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Cistercian Route III: Monastery of Poblet, history and present

This third Cistercian Route refers to the monastery of Poblet, located inside the Catalan regions, in the region of Conca de Barbera. We will approach both the…

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The Romanesque in Alt Berguedà

Alt Berguedà area is known for its natural environment: mountains, forests, mushrooms, etc., but this time we will look at us with new eyes. We will do a…

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Prades route

A flat city between mountains which gives its name. Flat and red, the color of the stones of its main buildings and many homes. Its location makes it an ideal base…

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Montserrat, symbol of Catalonia

Montserrat is much more than a mountain in the heart of Catalonia, is a symbol must for all those who want to deepen the country, is a natural park where you can…

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Shrines in Solsonès

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Route of the hermitages in Caldes de Malavella

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Cistercian Route II: Culture, fauna and flora around Santes…

In this second installment of cister invite you to discover the monastery of Santes Creus and surrounding areas, rich in fauna and flora, thanks in large part to…

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Route in the Sant Daniel Valley in Girona

From Sant Pere de Galligants access to the valley of Sant Daniel, extensive green area next to the city of Girona with shady places and water sources. The church,…

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Route of the hermitages of Ulldemolins

The route of the hermitages of Ulldemolins makes available to all the public the possibility of enjoying an environment rich in cultural, natural and landscape.

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We make trekking in Vilada

Vilada is a small municipality in the Berguedà region with just over 400 inhabitants in an incomparable natural environment. We propose a series of itineraries…

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Walking through the Romanesque of Argençola

From femturisme, with the collaboration of the City of Argençola we propose you to take a walk through four churches of the municipality. We will start this…

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Establishments

Monestir de Sant Cugat

Sant Cugat del Vallès

In the center of the city, in the Plaza de Octaviano, we…

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Món Sant Benet

Sant Fruitós de Bages

Món Sant Benet is a highly unique cultural, tourist and leisure project.…

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Hotel Iberik Rocallaura Balneari

Vallbona de les Monges

The Iberik Rocallaura Balneari Hotel is a tourist complex made up of…

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Visit to the museum of the Monastery of Sant Cugat del Vallés

Sant Cugat del Vallès

The monastery houses a permanent exhibition that explains its architectural evolution, as well as the most significant aspects of the life of its Benedictine community.…

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One Easter from 10 to Balaguer

Balaguer

This Easter discover Balaguer and La Noguera through very diverse activities to do alone or with the family. In Balaguer, the monuments and facilities are open…

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Guided visits to Sant Miquel de Fluvià

Sant Miquel de Fluvià

This summer the guided visits to the Romanesque monastery of Sant Miquel de Fluvià are back again from July 22 to August 29, every Thursday, Friday, Saturday…

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Romanesque del Berguedà Biennial in Guardiola de Berguedà

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The Berguedà Romanesque is still the great unknown of Catalonia, despite being one of the best in the country. The Romanesque Biennial in Guardiola de Berguedà…

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The heart of the Guilleries: an experience to share

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Giveaway: Win a bike tour and wine tasting

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Deals

Visit to the winery + wine tasting

Celler Masroig (El Masroig)

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10.00 € 9.50 €

Balloon flight in El Bages with views of Montserrat

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150.00 € 140.00 €

Events

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May 18, International Day of Museums

18/05/2022 - 20/05/2022

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