La Moreneta – The Black Madonna of Montserrat

Our Lady of Montserrat or La Moreneta is the Patron Saint of Catalonia: The Monestir de Montserrat is located in an area of breathtaking natural beauty and there is plenty for visitors to do here. However, the biggest attraction of Montserrat is the statue of Our Lady of Montserrat, the Patron … [Read more...]

Monestir de Montserrat – One of Catalonia’s Holiest Places

Monestir de Montserrat - Home of La Moreneta or the Black Madonna: One of Catalonia's holiest place is the Monestir de Montserrat (Monastery of Montserrat). Located against the beautiful backdrop of Mont Serrat, (Serrated Mountain) the Montserrat Basilica houses the Black Madonna or La … [Read more...]

Sítio Sightseeing Attractions | Nazaré

Sitio - A different world altogether: A short funicular ride up from Nazaré and we're in Sítio, the old part of town that sits on the cliff-top. I'm really pleased that we've sacrificed the sardines and cakes in Nazaré to come up here as it's a different world altogether.  Being away from the … [Read more...]