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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  • it was a very long walk it took an hour and half. There had been a bushfire so the landscape was all black but it was still beautiful. There is also a church not far from the Monestary which is...  more »
  • Beautiful and historical church, very well preserved and with excursions nearby with spectacular views  more »
  • 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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