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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very worth visit that is supported by a didactic and very comprehensive audio tour that provides useful information about the place but also larger historical background. The tour is accessible to all and landscape views are stunning. There is also a nice bar/restaurant to...More

Thank michel b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to get some of the famous scenic views en route. We were not disappointed. Even more, this monument was kept in pretty good shape and is impressive in size. We also used the good audio guide to go through the monastery and...More

Thank Stefan Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Monastary was not on my original Back Roads tour itinerary but our guide suggested we pop up for a look. I laughed nervously all the way up the winding little road to the top of the mountain What a drive?? What an amazing view!!...More

Thank Ro v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying locally and decided to take a trip - definitely not to be missed. The monastery has been incredibly well and sensitively developed for visitors and it's in a stunning location far up on the hillside, with superb views. Entry is very reasonable - about...More

Thank Jon035
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes is a beautiful sight to visit when you are in the Costa Brava! It seems like you are traveling through time. We went in February and the weather was perfect; sunny and a bit warm. It helps to...More

Thank Maria U
Reviewed 25 May 2018

A monastery like a fairy tale castle, on a spectacular mountainside and overlooking the Mediterranean sea. There is a restaurant inside, if lucky to have a table with views to the sea you won't regret the views and experience. Road to the monastery a bit...More

Thank 15matjan
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I highly recommend visiting this monastery. Totally reworked and in the middle of a very beautiful scenic view. The visit cost like 5.5€ and it comes with an audio guide in your language, is actually really useful as it guides you through the different chambers...More

2  Thank xIshidax
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We drove to the monastery on our way from Cadaques back to Barcelona. The drive alone was amazing - it is a twisting, winding road with gorgeous views of the port below. We had little idea of what to expect at the monastery and were...More

2  Thank shrpsght
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The Monastery lies near the top of the mountainside overlooking Port Selva. It has been constructed in the side of the Verdera mountain below the ruins of the castle of Sant de Verdera that had provided protection for the monastery It is reached by a...More

1  Thank MickJohn
Reviewed 20 October 2017

If you ever find yourself in the lovely fishing village of El Port De La Selva and are looking for something very worthwhile to do, go and visit this monastery which you can see high up on the mountain-side. My companion and I had been...More

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17 March 2018|
Response from Jo M | Reviewed this property |
Might be an old link. This one has the information in English and Spanish too. patrimoni.gencat.cat/en/collection/monastery-sant-pere-de-rodes
Sheila R
5 September 2017|
Response from jslf29 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park and if i remember correctly about a 300m walk
Lisa S
6 August 2017|
Response from marijke022014 | Reviewed this property |
For one person alone it could be dificult to push the wheelchair up, but why not ask the people of the restaurant to come (downstairs) and give you a hand. I'm sure they will be glad to help you.
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