5 Attractions to Explore Near Montserrat
A multi-peaked mountain range near Barcelona. Montserrat" literally means "saw mountain" in Catalan, due to the multitude of rock formations that looks like a handsaw from a distance. At the top of the mountain, there are various abandoned hovels in the cliff faces that were previously the abodes of reclusive monks.
Contemporary Art Museum situated amongst the old and narrow streets of Barcelona. Displays mostly Catalonian and Spanish art from three time periods- the first one from the forties to the sixties; the second spans the sixties and seventies; the third period is contemporary.
Dedicated to shipbuilding between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. It shows the history of the navigation from the early days together with the history of the Spanish Navy since the Catholic Monarchs, in the 15th century, up to the present. It also hosts several navigation instruments, weapons, portolans and paintings