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The monastery is in a beautiful setting in the hills. Well worth a detour from Tarragona or Barcelona. You are free to tour the interior of the monastery but the visit to the church is timed with a guide. Amazing and unique almost hanging crypts...More
We visited monastery with my girlfriend on Long Friday. The main church of the monastery was very impressive but the rest of the place not that much. Although the surrounding areas are beautiful. There was no English guided tour at all and it made us...More
This is a monastery in the peaceful town of Poblet, not too far from Tarragona. It is still active and you may see the occasional Cistercian monk walking around. You enter via a big open courtyard, and once inside you will find big halls, ornate...More
I live quite close by (at 20 Km) and drop in quite often. I've done the full tourist visit several times with friends/visitors and have also attended some of the music performances (open-air concerts by e.g. Jordi Savall and his band in summer or organ...More
The nearly 900 year old monastery is a wonderful place for a spiritual retreat (regardless of your religion, it's quiet gardens, beautiful chapel and mountain setting are claiming and inducing of contemplation). There is a modern guest house with either fi, though no TV. It's...More
Or non-Spanish speakers, the system for getting tickets is somewhat confusing. There ar two types - guided and-guided, but even with the non-guided ticket you are assigned an entry time. Some of the tours are guided by one of the monks. The buildings have been...More
By bus from Tarragona at midday(Busplana towards Vimbodi) which arrives at 13.44. Quite a nice journey . By the time we arrived, I was the only soul on the bus and the driver made great effort to tell me not to miss the bus back...More
What a treasure we found in Poblet, at a working monastery with a host of buildings added on over the centuries. Our guide did a wonderful job of explaining the different areas of the complex. We were also free to take pictures, with the exception...More
They only have tours in English during the high season and not many even then, We did not personally feel the lack, however. A visit to wiki the night before gives you enough background and there is a useful little hand-out... More
They only have tours in English during the high season and not many even then, We did not personally feel the lack, however. A visit to wiki the night before gives you enough background and there is a useful little hand-out in the tourist shop which identifies, with the aid of a map, in English the bits you are visiting.
I doubt whether June is high season.