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Santa Clotilde Gardens 2

Santa Clotilde Gardens

The Santa Clotilde Gardens are situated on the Costa Brava on the outskirts of Lloret de Mar, about a one hour drive from Barcelona. The Marquis of Roviralta (1891-1979) commissioned Catalan architect and landscaper Nicolau Rubió i Tuduri (1891-1981) for the project. Work on the cliff-top gardens began in 1919. The Marquis (Doctor Raül Roviralta i […]

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Monasterio de San Jerónimo de la Murtra

Sant Jeroni de la Murtra and Puig Castellar

The monestary of Sant Jeroni de la Murtra was built in the Gothic style at the beginning of the fifteenth century. It is situated in the Sierra de Marina park to the north of Barcelona. The monestary belonged to the Catholic order of the Hieronymites and was founded in 1416 by the merchant Bertran Nicolau, on the old house […]

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