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Cartoixa d'Escaladei

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Enjoyed touring these ruins

Our guide took us here and gave us the history and showed us the ruins. Enjoyed. Then went for wine... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy K
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Florida
Back in Time

If you are a history buff, Cartoixa is a must. Choice of location, the time period, the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
ScottC78
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Kentfield, California
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Cami de la Cartoixa, s/n, 43379 La Morera de Montsant, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide took us here and gave us the history and showed us the ruins. Enjoyed. Then went for wine tasting at their winery. She was very interesting and enjoyed the wines!

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

If you are a history buff, Cartoixa is a must. Choice of location, the time period, the architecture and locale all make for an out of the way, but worthwhile excursion.

Thank ScottC78
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Definitely worth to visit because of the historic value and the superb location against the Priorat cliffs. The monastery has been heavily looted over the centuries but one can still get a good idea how it used to be, thanks to the restored parts, explanatory...More

Thank Jozef B
Reviewed 6 June 2018

My visit left me with a big smile on my face. To be able to compare the differences between a Spanish and a British Carthusian monastry and how each adapted to the environment they were in was fascinating. As was seeing how they developed after...More

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CartoixaEscaladei, Responsable del monumento at Cartoixa d'Escaladei, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thanks for your visit and for your opinion!

Reviewed 5 June 2018

This place is a hidden gem in the middle of Priorat, it is beautiful and extremely peaceful! My friends and I got there only a few minutes before closing so we decided not to go in (although very reasonably priced), but we drove up the...More

Thank Hermes B
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Very nice ruins to visit with rooms set up representing original uses. Very reasonably priced. Only 3,50 Euros or 2,50 Euros for seniors or children.

Thank Linda B
CartoixaEscaladei, Responsable de monumento at Cartoixa d'Escaladei, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thanks for your opinion! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. See you soon!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

The location of the whole facility by itself is breathtaking, with all the vineyards and olive-plantations around, and the limestone amphitheater of Priorat just gently curving around in the background. The site is very well maintained, and you will find detailed information along the route...More

Thank MarkElod
CartoixaEscaladei, Responsable de monumento at Cartoixa d'Escaladei, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your visit and for your opinion! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 12 November 2017

We drove up to this area after renting a car in Barcelona. Trip planned for a year to explore this Priorat area. Very disappointed to find out we would not be able to visit. The employee at the gate and parking area was very rude...More

Thank 144Y
Reviewed 23 October 2017

They have recreated a monk cell. Really fascinating. Plus the monastery is really lost at the end of the valley. Worth visiting

Thank jmt_ch
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had no idea about this place by our wine tour guide included a stop here between wineries and it was wonderful. Much is in ruins but you can get a feel for what it was like in it's time and there are parts they...More

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