I’ll begin today’s tour of the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey with interior views of the basilica:
Moving to the exterior, here is a shot of the abbey taken from the Aeri de Montserrat aerial tramway:
Make sure you hike a ways above the abbey for photos such as this and the photo at the top:
You’ll also find in the distance Josep Maria Subirachs’ intriguing sculpture Escala de l’Enteniment (Stairway to Understanding):
At some point you have to descend back to the abbey . . .
. . . so that you can re-board the tramway for the return to the trainstation: