Sant Pere de Casserres
Monastic life in the 11th century
More than a thousand years after its foundation, this ancient Benedictine monastery still stands proud on a promontory, surrounded by a meander of the Ter, just 3 km before its mouth.into the Sau reservoir.
Sant Pere de Casserres constitutes one of the most important complexes of Catalan Romanesque architecture. Its architecture blends perfectly into the landscape at this must-see site.
The monastery houses a permanent exhibition which recreates the atmosphere of the monks daily life in the eleventh century, making it easy for us to imagine how monastic life was like therein a thousand years ago!. Visitors can also watch an audiovisual which explains the legend, the history and the construction process of the monastery.