It was so far a nice trip seeing of the famous sighs in Spain. I was invited by some friends to go with a group trip going to Spain. It was bus trip and was quite tiresome due to the very long travel time. Since I was soy eager to visit Barcelona last summer 2012, I ended up saying yes to friends.
It was already my third visit in this country but my first time in Barcelona. That 4-day trip was fun and terrific. One of the sidetrips we made was visiting Montserrat. From our hotel in Callela, it took us over one hour to reach Montserrat.
This multi-peaked mountain located near Barcelona, Spain is truly a must to see when you are in this city. It is well known as the site of the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary and which is identified by some with the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian myth.
We also had the chance to go inside the Basilica.
|The Abbey of Montserrat during our visit last July 2012.|