We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The famous portal is beautifully displayed and well preserved. The museum is interesting but would benefit from English translations of the labels for those who do not wish to use the audio guide. The cloisters are beautiful but seriously marred by the pigeon droppings that...More
When you are traveling to Ripoll you might be interested on tracking, climbing mountains and the incredible landscapes. But visiting Ripoll, and dedicating some time to the benedictine monastery becomes a must.
It is not only because of it is part of the history of...More
Visited as part of a tour group. We had an official guide who was very knowledgeable but we would have preferred to wander around by ourselves.
You can be given so much information you start to "drift away".
I loved this building , it was...More
The carved façade and the cloister, both from the 12th century, are impressive -- and very photogenic. The quiet and dark basilica is impressively austere and chilly, perfect for a sunny day break. Ipads with extra info are available from the tourism office next door,...More
A very interesting place to visit. Part of the entrance fee gains you access to exhibits which shows you the restoration and repairs to the monastery. Beautiful Madonna and child painting/icon. The cloisters and garden are lovely. Well worth a visit.
This monastery has been restored trying to maintain its original magnificence, and its peaceful cloister makes the visit worthwhile. But one thing makes it a must if you are in the neighborhood, and that is the Portal of Santa Maria of Ripoll, a marvel from...More