Escaladei Carthusian Monastery

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Located in a unique setting, Escaladei (12th century) was the first Carthusian monastery in the Iberian Peninsula and is a must for all visitors to Priorat. Even though much of the original monastery is now in ruins, you can still get an idea of the splendour of the place from its three cloisters, one of which is fully restored, its church, refectory, a cell that has been thoroughly reconstructed... You can also take advantage of your visit here to explore the surrounding countryside.

Venue name: Escaladei Carthusian Monastery
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Address: Camí de la Cartoixa, s/n
Escaladei (La Morera de Montsant) (Priorat)

Opening hours: From 1st October to 8th December and from 1st March to 31st May, from 10am to 5pm. From 10th December to 28th February, from 10am to 3.30pm. From 1st June to 30th September, from 10am to 7.30pm. Closed Mondays except public holidays, 25th and 26th December and from 1st to 6th January. Guided visits: from 12th September to 8th December and from 1st March to 31st May, at weekends and on public holidays, at 11.15am (in Spanish) and at 12.15pm and 4pm (in Catalan). From 10th December to 28th February, at weekends and on public holidays, at 11.15am (in Spanish) and at 12.15pm (in Catalan). From 1st June to 15th July, at weekends and on public holidays, at 11.30 (in SPanish), at 12.30pm, 5pm and 6pm (in Catalan). From 16th July to 11th September, every day (except Mondays that are not public holidays), at 10.30am and 11.30am (in Spanish) and at 12.30pm and 4.30pm (in Catalan), at 5.30pm (in Spanish) and at 6.30pm (in Catalan).
Price: €3.50. With guided visit: €6.50. Concessionary admission between €1.50 and €2.50. Free admission for under 8, unemployed, groups of students accompanied by teachers who have pre-booked (except mNACTEC), teachers and tourist guides, members of the Associació de Museòlegs de Catalunya, accredited ICOM and ICOMOS members and Súper 3 card holders.
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