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Definitely worth to visit because of the historic value and the superb location against the Priorat cliffs. The monastery has been heavily looted over the centuries but one can still get a good idea how it used to be, thanks to the restored parts, explanatory...More
Date of experience: April 2018
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CartoixaEscaladei, Responsable de monumento at Cartoixa d'Escaladei, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019
My visit left me with a big smile on my face. To be able to compare the differences between a Spanish and a British Carthusian monastry and how each adapted to the environment they were in was fascinating. As was seeing how they developed after...More
Date of experience: May 2018
CartoixaEscaladei, Responsable del monumento at Cartoixa d'Escaladei, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018
This place is a hidden gem in the middle of Priorat, it is beautiful and extremely peaceful! My friends and I got there only a few minutes before closing so we decided not to go in (although very reasonably priced), but we drove up the...More
The location of the whole facility by itself is breathtaking, with all the vineyards and olive-plantations around, and the limestone amphitheater of Priorat just gently curving around in the background.
The site is very well maintained, and you will find detailed information along the route...More
Date of experience: November 2017
CartoixaEscaladei, Responsable de monumento at Cartoixa d'Escaladei, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018
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We drove up to this area after renting a car in Barcelona. Trip planned for a year to explore this Priorat area. Very disappointed to find out we would not be able to visit. The employee at the gate and parking area was very rude...More
We had no idea about this place by our wine tour guide included a stop here between wineries and it was wonderful. Much is in ruins but you can get a feel for what it was like in it's time and there are parts they...More