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Escaladei Carthusian Monastery

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Cartoixa d'Escaladei

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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.

By: Xavier Amat



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

Price: €3.50. With guided visit (in Catalan or Spanish): €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.
Opening hours: Oct 1 – Dec 15: 10am-5pm. Dec 16 – Feb 28: 10am-3.30pm. Mar 1 – May 31: 10am-5pm. Jun 1 – Sep 30: 10am-7.30pm. Closed Mon except public holidays. Closed Ja 1 & 6, Dec 25 & 26.
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