Interpretation Centre of the Myth of Count Arnau

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Photo of Interpretation Centre of the Myth of Count Arnau in Sant Joan de les Abadesses

The Abbey Palace of Sant Joan de les Abadesses houses the Interpretation Centre of the Myth of Count Arnau, where visitors can find out about this legendary symbol of Catalonia. The Interpretation Centre immerses you in the magic surrounding Count Arnau in terms of folklore, history, music and literature with a permanent exhibition split into three main sections. The first section presents the popular song in which the count's soul speaks to his wife to explain why he is condemned to roam the mountains of Ripollès. The second section focuses on the legends told about the count, while the final section is devoted to the myth created by 19th century writers such as Joan Maragall and Josep Maria de Sagarra. Finally, you can meet one of the most fascinating legendary figures in the history of Catalonia in the Abbey Palace of Sant Joan de les Abadesses.

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Interpretation Centre of the Myth of Count Arnau
Pl. de l' Abadia, 9
17860 Sant Joan de les Abadesses (El Ripollès)

Telephone: (+34) 972 720 599
E-mail:
Website: www.santjoandelesabadesses.cat

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