RIPOLL

What can you visit ? Monastery of Santa Maria

The first church was founded by Count Wilfred the Hairy in 879. It reached its peak in gentle Abbot Oliba . Inside the most important Romanesque element , the cover of the twelfth century , also known as the Stone Bible is preserved ; there are also the tombs of Count Wilfred the Hairy and Ramon Berenguer III , among others. The altar , the image of the Virgin Mary made in mosaic, and the chapel of St. Joaquim , Santo Eudald , patron of Ripoll.

The two-storey cloister is located south side of the church . It was built in several stages. We must emphasize the north wing , with richly decorated capitals , which belongs in the twelfth century. The rest , the result of the reconstruction of the nineteenth century , ascribes in the Gothic Revival.

Timetable:

Winter (October to març ) from 10h to 13h and 15h to 18h

Summer (April to September) from 10h to 13h and 15h to 19h


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