Montserrat in English means "Serrated Mountain"

Montserrat in Catalonia means a lot of things to us. To some it is a monastery where you can listen to the famous choir sing in the basilica every day. To some it is a natural park where you can walk and climb up and around the mountain. To some it is a mountain with an impressive… Read More


Courtyard of Jewish quarter in Girona

El Call – Jewish Quarter – of Girona, is one of the best well-preserved medieval Jewish quarters in Europe, with beautiful old buildings and charming narrow streets. The first Jewish families settled in the city as early as the 9th century and lived until 1492, the year of the Spanish Decree of Expulsion. Walk around… Read More


Montserrat Mountain

There is a place, less than one hour by car from Barcelona, where you can find nature and culture a few meters from the sky. The legend tells us that some shepherds were walking along the mountain and found a “black Madonna” figure in a cave 1200 metres high. They called the place “Holy Cave”.… Read More


Codorníu was founded in 1551

Codorníu is a Catalan company that has been producing wine since the 16th century. Founded in 1551 it is the oldest family company in Spain and one of the 20 world’s oldest companies. The first company in Spain to make Cava was Codorníu in 1872. Cava is made following the “Méthode Champenoise”: it is sparkling… Read More