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Monestir de Sant Pere de Casserres

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Address: 08510, Vic, Spain
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Arrive early and you might have the place to yourself. Carefully restored monastery high on a peninsula.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive early and you might have the place to yourself. Carefully restored monastery high on a peninsula.

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Meze, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Driving, looking for the monastery is a pleasure in itself because one passes through beautiful natural forest roads where autumnal colors and mushrooms abound, following the meandering Riu Ter. The monastery itself is beautifully situated and as majestic as other famous catalan monasteries. However this one is particularly interesting for the exhibitions proposed within the old walls. It is not... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A short drive from Vic, this refurbished monastery is a must see! Historic, remote, and tranquil, we were there on warm, sunny autumn day and were impressed on how well kept the facilities were. The majestic views of the valley and river bed below were breathtaking.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We walked on the special trail from the Parador to the monastery above the lake with glimpses across the water - one hour with photo stops. The monastery has been carefully reconstructed, albeit rather bare but with enough furniture and items to evoke how life must have been 9 centuries ago. Recommend one watches the video (in a small exterior... More 

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Ramsbotton, Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We knew nothing about the Monestir before we stayed at the Parador nearby, and as we didn't want a big breakfast we thought we would take the short drive 3km, up to the site which also had a cafe. What a fabulous location. We had a quick breakfast at the cafe, tostado and cafe con leche and took the 5... More 

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Elewijt, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very nicely organised monastery giving a good impression of how life was in the middle ages. Take a time to look at the video explaining about the legend of the monastery.

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Zoersel Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The small scale reconstruction of medieval life in a monastery. A nice escape from our hectic lifestyle and some beautiful design elements such as the tables in the refectory.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to go a bit walking with Kids, also historical and great landscape. Is ease to go with car but for the ones that preference outdoor is a great place too.

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Manlleu, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Nice short walk from the restaurant-cafe to the actual 'monestir'. Amazing views if there's no fog!!! The building itself is a cool travel to the past and a history lesson. Big garden where children can play aftef the visit Cheap entrance and discount for students

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

We went hiking to the monastery from the parador de Vic-Sau (beautiful walk) and were impressed by the beauty of the monastery. It really feels like it's lost in time as it almost hasn't been changed since the 11th century. With the fog that was there in December it really looked magical.

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