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Beautiful place to visit

We stopped along the way to take a picture of a very old bridge. After that we decided to take a... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
New York City, New York
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Beautiful Abbey

Very lovely historic town with a beautiful bridge. Lovely Abbey and interesting museum. Combine... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2017
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Jun 13, 2018
“Beautiful place to visit”
May 11, 2017
“Beautiful Abbey”
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Placa de l'Abadia, S/N, 17860 Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Spain
+34 972 72 22 53
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped along the way to take a picture of a very old bridge. After that we decided to take a walk over the bridge and found a beautiful old church. It was a beautiful sunny day and we enjoyed ourselves

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2017

Very lovely historic town with a beautiful bridge. Lovely Abbey and interesting museum. Combine with a visit to Ripoll Abbey.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Margaret B
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This village was on our planned way, so it certainly was worth the stop at Sant Joan de les Abadesses, to see this beautiful old structure.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Danny_S_Is
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This monastery church dating from the 11th century is now the main parish church of Sant Joan. I'd recommend attending a service, even if you are not Catholic. The sound of voices singing resonates in the ancient structure and connects one to its ancient past.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

A very pretty little town, do not just drive through, make sure to stop and look at the monastery and walk the old Bridge.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank goldsworthyhelen7
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is wonderfull old monastir with a museum inside, certainly worth visiting, to look at beautiful artifacts in the museum and monastir itself. The monastir is still used for services, it is a special experience to go to mass there or just say a prayer...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Briedes
Reviewed January 10, 2016

If you're in Sant Joan, there is no way to miss this. If you are driving through the area, definitely make the stop and enjoy a day in a beautifully Medieval Catalonian town. The monastery is the highlight of the town, with it's gorgeous architecture...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Claudia R
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Not only is the city itself a nice place to stop for a visit, but the bridge and surrounding are an interesting visit. Free parking is over the bridge, and to the left, and another left around the corner down a small street. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Joseph Y
Reviewed September 3, 2015

We visited the Monastery on our way to La Seu d'Urgell, and we thought that it was so lovely that we will return and stay in this small town. The reception staff were very welcoming, and were keen to share with us their Monastery which...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank CalellaDePalafrugell
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