Monastery Sant Pere de Rodes, El Port de la Selva
(4.6/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Often described as an unforgettable beauty, Monastery 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. To visit Monastery Sant Pere de Rodes on your trip to El Port de la Selva, use our El Port de la Selva tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Very nice monastery, care, clean, overlooking a stunning burst of Port. You must not leave this area without seeing it.
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  • We walked up from El Port de la Selva to this astounding, astonishing, soothing spiritual soaring stone monastery. An absolute hilight of our walking holiday on the Costa Brava! 
  • After a day of Salvador Dali Museums in Figueres and Cadaques we decided to make the 30 minute drive from Cadaques to the Monastery at Sant Pere de Rodes. It was a winding uphill trip with no guardrai...  more »
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  • Una visita excel•lent. Recomane la visita guiada val la pena pagar el plus per ella.
  • The monastery itself is well worth a visit. The views from the area around it are superb. While you're there and if you feel "fit", the views from the 'castel' are spectacular but the climb is quite rocky & steep in parts so, best tackled with decent shoes, it will be much more comfortable & safe !
  • Worth a short visit, mainly for its views.
  • Great historical place, worth the visit - the area is stunning!
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