Monastir de Poblet, Catalonia

Monasterio de Poblet

Monastir de Poblet/Poblet Monastery – Catalonia, Spain

http://www.poblet.cat/

Yet another stunning religious building in commensurately breathtaking countryside, the monastery at Poblet is well worth the visit.

Poblet Monastery - vaulted ceiling

Built in the 12th century, this remarkable building is open to visitors despite being a working monastery.

the refectory at Poblet Monastery

The refectory at Monastir de Poblet - this is where the monks eat their num-nums.

Handrail detail at Monastir de3 Poblet

Quirky diablo handrail at Poblet Monastery

To get to Monastir de Poblet you can either take a bus, train or take your own transport. The following information is taken from the official website of PobletMonastery, so I’m assuming it’s accurate.

BY BUS
Vibasa SA
LLEIDA POBLET TARRAGONA POBLET
Monday to Friday   Monday to Friday
07:30 08:20 12:45 13:45
09:30 10:20 15:30 16:35
16:00 16:50 18:15 19:20
Saturday, Sunday and holidays   Saturday, Sunday and holidays
09:30 10:20 19:00 20:05
BY TRAIN
Renfe: Railway station l’Espluga de Francolí, at 4 km from the monastery
BARCELONA L’ESPLUGA
DE FRANCOLÍ
TARRAGONA L’ESPLUGA
DE FRANCOLÍ
LLEIDA L’ESPLUGA
DE FRANCOLÍ
06:50 09:12 13:08 14:13 07:15 07:55
11:47 14:13 15:09 16:03 13:10 13:57
13:47 16:03 18:09 19:05 15:45 16:27
16:48 19:05 17:48 18:29
18:47 20:32
BY CAR
From Barcelona: AP-2 Motorway or Autopista, Exit 9 (Montblanc) or 
From Lleida: AP-2 Motorway or Autopista Exit 8 (Vinaixa)

 


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