Constructed in century X, this monastery considers the maximum exponent of the Romanesque Art in the regions of Girona. Practically from its foundation, the monastery was increasing its power to getting to dominate territories to a side and another one of the Pyrenees. Of this jewel of the Romanesque one they emphasize the church; the tower-bell tower, of the century XII, and the tower of defense, the same time. Year 1697 marks the beginning of the decay of the monastery; from here, its influence decreases and the place undergoes successive sackings, consequence of which it was the disappearance of as valuable pieces as the Bible of San Pedro. At the moment, this monastery benedictine welcomes the Training center of the same name. The architectonic set also has been chosen as one of you soothe of Natural Park CAP of Creus. The majesty of the architecture and the beauty of a place from which all the peninsula of the end of Creus is controlled make of the set an authentic spectacle for the senses.
Without a doubt, an idyllic place that overflows beauty worthy to be visited, which will be to him easier with the rent of an apartment in the Costa Brava. The Bible of Rodes (S. XI) This Bible esy conserved in the Bibliothque Nationale de France, Paris. Surely it left the writing-desk of Ripoll. Jaime Villanueva explains to us as he went to France: ” Of the library so celebrated nothing has been. There is a vague tradition here of which a general Francs, Noailles call, transported, I do not know in what time, several codices to Paris, among them a precious Bible. This would be in the wars of the century XVII, during which the monastery was many years uninhabited ” This happened in 1693.