Sant Pere de Rodes monastery

Sant Pere de Rodes monastery

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Sant Pere de Rodes monastery

Port de la Selva - Girona

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Sant Pere de Rodes monastery

It was a benedictine monastery in the ancient Empúries where lived the bishop's diocese of Girona. It is located in the municipality of Port de la Selva, in Sierra de Rodes. The construction began in the year 878 A.C. and was finished in 1022. It prevails the romanesque architechtural style, although also you can see some characteristics of pre-romanesque and gothic. It was very important in the era and thanks of a writing we know that in the 4th july in 1930 was declared Bien de Interés Cultural: monumento.

Today is one of the main tourist attraction in the northern area in Girona's province. It is an interesting cultural visit that you musn't miss in your visit in Costa Brava. In the monastery you can go deep into the most important moments of the history and enjoy an incredible views of Cap de Creus.

In addition, not only the monastic set is interesting, so it is also recommended take a nice walk in all the surroundings composed by a big natural area. It also has a restaurant in the monastery to eat there if you are on the half of the visit.



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