Sagrada Família Places Nearby

Montserrat Abbey

Located atop a rugged mountain near Barcelona, this popular pilgrimage destination has attracted pilgrims since the 12th century, who come to venerate the miraculous Black Madonna.


Completed in 1100, the cloister of Moissac Abbey in southwest France is one of the finest galleries of Romanesque art in the world. It is the oldest and largest cloister with narrative capitals.

Conques AbbeyConques Abbey

Nestled high in the hills of southwest France, the picturesque little village of Conques is home to a magnificent Romanesque abbey church. Thanks to its relics of a virgin martyr, Conques Abbey was an important stop on the Camino de Santiago and received rich gifts from pilgrims and kings.

Burgos CathedralBurgos Cathedral

Begun in 1221, this lovely cathedral benefited from creative talent imported from throughout Europe and is the third largest in Spain. El Cid is buried here.

Mezquita del Cristo de la LuzMezquita del Cristo de la Luz

One of the oldest Moorish monuments in Spain, this tiny 10th-century mosque was built over a Visigothic chapel then converted into a church by King Alfonso.

Toledo CathedralToledo Cathedral

This massive Gothic cathedral is brimming with art treasures, including several El Grecos, a 10-foot-high gilded monstrance, and carved altarpieces that stretch to the ceiling.

San Román

This fascinating 13th-century Mudejar church combines Moorish and Christian elements, including a horseshoe arches, early frescoes and a Renaissance dome.