Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes, El Port de la Selva

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Often described as an unforgettable beauty, Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes is a 10th century monastery that stands watch over the sea. The structure is somewhat ruined, with just columns and the foundation intact, but the remaining portions still offer a striking visual. A modest museum on site offers more details and history about the area. There are plenty of chances for great photos, as you’ll find yourself high in the mountains surrounded by aromatic trees, with mist rising from the sea. There’s also a cafe here when you need refreshment. Use our El Port de la Selva trip itinerary maker to visit Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes on your trip to El Port de la Selva, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Whilst staying with friends in Banyuls-sur-mer they advised us to make the day-trip into Spain to the lovely area of El Port de la Selva and to visit this monastery. We're very glad we took their...  more »
  • A visit that combines a beautiful Romanesque church with very high vaults, wonderful capitals, stone “lace”, a primitive cloister overhung by one built later (very few original capitals) which is...  more »
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  • Well worth a visit. Twisty roads on route and on exit. Easy parking. Well maintained without ruining it's age and historic value. Clean, friendly staff and terrific photo opportunities. Educational, enjoyable and a great way to spend time away from the usual beach and shops. 6 euros for ages 16 and upwards. Under 16 is free. Paul
  • Fantastic spot. Magnificent historic building. There are two roads to achieve the place, the best views are from Port de la Selva, really amazing but the road is full of hairpin curves and blind curves.
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