Monestir de Sant Cugat

MONASTERY OF SANT CUGAT

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MONASTERY OF SANT CUGAT

Discover one of the best cloisters in Europe

The Monastery of Sant Cugat is one of the greatest examples of medieval art in Catalonia. The Cloister is considered a jewel of Romanesque sculpture, one of the most important in Europe, and one of the best preserved. The decoration of its 144 unique capitals is particularly impressive. The Church is an exceptional place to clearly see the transition from Romanesque to Gothic styles

MONASTERY OF SANT CUGAT

Discover one of the best cloisters in Europe

The Monastery of Sant Cugat is one of the greatest examples of medieval art in Catalonia. The Cloister is considered a jewel of Romanesque sculpture, one of the most important in Europe, and one of the best preserved. The decoration of its 144 unique capitals is particularly impressive. The Church is an exceptional place to clearly see the transition from Romanesque to Gothic styles

THE ESSENTIALS

El recinte monàstic Sant Cugat

THE MONASTIC SITE

Esglesia _Monestir de Sant Cugat

CHURCH

CHURCH OF THE MONASTERY OF SANT CUGAT

ARTISTIC HERITAGE

MUSEU-DE-MONESTIR-DE-SAN-CUGAT-

MONASTERY MUSEUM

MONASTERY OF SANT CUGAT

HISTORY

SUGGESTIONS

Don’t miss

  • The Monastery of Sant Cugat audio guide submerges the listener in the history and legend of the medieval period. Audio players can be rented from the Tourism Office or are available from the App Store and Google Play. Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and French. Price €4.

  • Guided tours of the Monastery Museum in English by prior booking.

  • Musical Evenings in the cloister in summer (June and July).

  • Scheduled specials visits.  Visit the bell tower, hear the bells ring and enjoy splendid views of the city.

  • Tours arranged in the monastic complex in Spanish, English and French.

SUGGESTIONS

Don’t miss

  • The Monastery of Sant Cugat audio guide submerges the listener in the history and legend of the medieval period. Audio players can be rented from the Tourism Office or are available from the App Store and Google Play. Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and French. Price €4.

  • Guided tours of the Monastery Museum in English by prior booking.

  • Musical Evenings in the cloister in summer (June and July).

  • Scheduled specials visits.  Visit the bell tower, hear the bells ring and enjoy splendid views of the city.

  • Tours arranged in the monastic complex in Spanish, English and French.

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LOCATION

Plaça d’Octavià, 1

GENERAL INFORMATION

Cloister:

Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30 am to 1.30 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm (1st June to 30th September, open from 5 pm to 8 pm)
Sundays and holidays, 10.30 am to 2.30 pm
Closed: non-holiday Mondays, January 1 and 6, and December 25 and 26

Church:

8 am to noon and 6 pm to 8 pm (timetables can be modified according to the needs of the church)

Contact and booking

Plaça d’Octavià, 10
Tel.: +(34) 936 759 952
turisme@santcugat.cat

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