Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Mountain views and General Impressions of Montserrat

Montserrat is an incredible town, high in the mountains of Catalunya. It was very difficult to find it on the GPS system but we managed. We left our car at the foot of the mountain and made our way up via a cable car.

This monastery and wine village is a unique setting with spectacular buildings and panoramic views. When you decide to go even higher, you are able to take a train to the peak of the mountain, something we really recommend.

Montserrat is een ongelooflijke stad in de Catalaanse bergen. Het was zeer moeilijk te vinden via GPS maar uiteindelijk slaagden we er toch in. Onze auto bleef achter aan de voet van de berg en een kabelbaan bracht ons naar boven. 

Deze klooster- en wijnstad is een unieke plaats met spectaculaire gebouwen en panoramische vergezichten. Als je beslist nog hoger te gaan, kan je een bergtrein nemen tot aan de bergtop, iets dat we zeker aanbevelen. 
 
Montserrat mountains

Montserrat cable car

Montserrat arial view

Montserrat train

Montserrat amazing

Montserrat

Montserrat viewing platform

Montserrat

Montserrat couple

Montserrat rivers

Montserrat arches

Montserrat arch Kristel

Montserrat park

Montserrat statue

Montserrat city from above

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9 comments:

  1. Wow, what a wonderful hike high up and this spectacular view down.
    Amazing.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  2. What fabulous views. I love the photos of Kristel framed by the window. We just got back from a beach vacation - I'm adjusting to white again! I hope you're feeling well, Filip.

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  3. the location is perfect. Greetings from Poland

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  4. Wow that is breathtaking. One wonders how they build up on those high rocky mountain sides.

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  5. A cable car and train to get there, that would be welcome and what a view!

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  6. Such an amazing looking place this is Filip! Thanks for sharing the beauty in this place. Hope your dancing in Paris went well!

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  7. Zeer lmpressionant en mooie foto's.

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  8. Wow, now that is one beautiful bit of nature surrounding it.

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