Montserrat, Spain

The Benedictine Abbey

Montserrat, Spain An hour outside of Barcelona is the impressive multi-peaked mountain range known as Montserrat. Within its dramatic, rocky mountain tops hides the Benedictine Monestir de Montserrat, a monastery popular with visitors from all …

Iona, Scotland

Iona

Isle of Iona, Scotland   An island in the Inner Hebrides, lying just off of Mull, Iona is a tiny piece of land, measuring just 6 km long by 2 km wide. However, Iona’s tiny …

Braga, Portugal

Braga Portugal

Highlights of Portugal | Braga Braga, Portugal Braga is Portugal’s third-largest city and its most important religious centre. With almost four dozen places of worship, Braga is something of an ecclesiastical destination, particularly around Easter. …

Gothic Germany

Ulm Minster

Highlights of Germany | Gothic Germany The term Gothic is often used to refer to a turning point and new era of European architecture that is generally seen as starting in the mid 12th century. …

Evora, Portugal

Highlights of Portugal | Evora Evora’s town square One of Portugal’s most unspoilt medieval towns, Evora is a UNESCO World Heritage site just an hour and a half from Lisbon, the capital of Portugal’s south-central …