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Museu Romàntic is a striking mansion which is a part of the Lopis family home which was first built in the 18th century. A one of its kind museum in Sitges, this interesting museum displays a vast collection of dolls and furniture from the 17th century. The museum is located within the Casa Llopis. This sprawling 2 story structure along with its ancient garden, will certainly take you through a 19th-century tour.
Located on the mountain of Montserrat, the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey is an important pilgrimage site as well as a popular tourist attraction for its rich history, remarkable architecture, valuable artworks, religious significance and stunning valley views. Visitors can reach the beautiful abbey via rail, road, cable car or hike up to the mountain through well marked trails. The basilica is stunningly decorated and is home to the famous Black Madonna statue as well as a religious art museum showcasing paintings, archaeological artifacts, gold work items and modern sculptures. The sunset from the mountain summit is a breath taking sight and is very popular among Catalonians who make a trip here once in their lives to witness it.
Established in the year 2003, Palau Foundation offers visitors a spectacular display of Pablo Picasso and Josep Palau i Fabre's works. Palau Foundation was set up with an aim to promote and cherish documentary and artistic works of Josep Palau i Fabre. Picasso and Fabre shared a close friendship and the foundation's exhibits depict depict their rapport. One of the striking exhibits here is the permanent exhibit comprising Picasso's collection. The foundation also hosts several events associated with the region's literature and plastic arts.
Established in the 1980s, Arenys de Mar Museum comprises two sections - the Mollfulleda Mineralogy Museum and Mares Lace Museum. The museum also houses exhibits which earlier belonged to the previous Arenys de Mar Fidel Fita Municipal Museum. Presently a monographic exhibition space, Mares Lace museum features exhibits associated with lace manufacturing and includes collections by Vives-Nadal and Tortola Valencia. Mollfulleda Mineralogy museum contains an intriguing mineral collection donated by Joaquim Mollfulleda i Borrell, founder of Spain's first ever nautical training facility.
The Spanish wine culture has undergone a revolution in the last two decades, and wine connoisseurs passionate about good wines must visit the Vinseum to partake in the Catalan wine pageant. Dedicated to the history of wines in entirety, this museum in Vilafranca lets visitors explore and contemplate the world of wines. From the art of wine-making to the story of the wine stain, the museum takes you on a sensory journey, letting you even taste some of the rarest bouquets. The Vinseum's Tavern has a selection of Penedès wines handpicked by sommelier Ton Colet; tasting sessions are organized regularly here.