Monistrol – Monastery of Montserrat

Monistrol - Monasterio de Montserrat
Monistrol – Monastery of Montserrat

In the centre of Monistrol of Montserrat, stands out the Square porticada of Bo-Bo, that dates of the 17th century. And it was the ancient headquarters of the mediaeval market. At present, each 20 January celebrates the dance of Bono-Bono in honour to San Sebastián, pattern of the villa.

Monistrol Of Montserrat is known by the big variety of architectural styles that confluyen in his streets. They stand out his houses, eat:

  • Cal Caballer, that was edificado from the 16th century until the XIX.
  • The bestorre, mediaeval tower of defence of romance style.
  • The claustro of the Palace Prioral, of the s. XIV and the house of the priores of Montserrat.

One of the highest heights of this footpath of small route is the Plane of the Tarantulae, one of the forests of encinar leafier and very conserved of the macizo. It treats of two vegetal species typically Mediterranean. During this footpath will be able to observe trainings of conglomerate quite spectacular.

Near of the highest heights of the itinerary will be able to observe some copies of goat montés (Capra pyrenaica), splendid bóvido that from his reintroducción, goes back to be present in Montserrat.

We stand out especially the Plane of the Birds, called like this by the abundance of blackbirds (Turdus merula), nightingales (Luscinia megarhynchos), carboneros (Parus major) and herrerillos (Parus caeruleus) that live in the trees of the zone.

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Barcelona 1 24 Km. 800 m. 800 m. Average Recorrido Circular
Abril 2010
lugar
Place
Núm. de estapas
Days
Longitud
Length
Barcelona 1 24 Km.
Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Negativo
Desnivel Desnivel Negativo
Dificultad
Difficulty
Tipo de ruta
Type route
800 m. 800 m. Average Recorrido Circular