54 Days at Sea — Touring Montserrat Abbey


Montserrat Abbey

I’ll begin today’s tour of the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey with interior views of the basilica:

Montserrat Basilica

Montserrat Basilica

Montserrat Basilica

Moving to the exterior, here is a shot of the abbey taken from the Aeri de Montserrat aerial tramway:

Montserrat Abbey

Make sure you hike a ways above the abbey for photos such as this and the photo at the top:

Montserrat Abbey

You’ll also find in the distance Josep Maria Subirachs’ intriguing sculpture Escala de l’Enteniment (Stairway to Understanding):

Escala de l’Enteniment by Josep Maria Subirachs

At some point you have to descend back to the abbey . . .

Montserrat Abbey

. . . so that you can re-board the tramway for the return to the trainstation:

Aeri de Montserrat aerial tramway

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