Sant Joan de les Abadesses

As you enter this town through its 15C bridge, you will be transported back in time, enchanted, and inspired to explore more.

Sant Joan de les Abadesses is a town in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Human settlement in the valley around Sant Joan de les Abadesses dates to prehistoric times. Main sights include : Monastery of Sant Joan de les Abadesses, founded in the late 9th century, with the current Romanesque complex built in the 12th century; Pont Vell, or "Old Bridge", built in the medieval era and in the Gothic style; Vila Vella, planned city built in the 13th century. It conserves its street layout, Main Square, and several houses from the 17th century; Remains of the Medieval walls, including two extant towers, and parts of the wall itself.
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