Way of Saint Ignatius

Follow the path completed by Saint Ignatius in 1522 to Manresa, where, in the cave that bears his name, he experienced a profound spiritual transformation. Discover the places and landscapes of his pilgrimage: Igualada, Montserrat and Manresa.

La ruta

Montserrat, the magic mountain

A journey full of surprises over the most famous mountain in Catalunya.

The Geoparc

The Ignatian Way connects with nature. The Geoparc.

From Loyola to Manresa

The main points on the Ignatian Way.

From Montserrat to Manresa

Medieval paradises.

 

From Igualada to Montserrat

Walking to the sacred mountain. 

A pilgrimage on pedals

The last two stages of the Way of Saint Ignatius by bicycle.

Experiències turístiques

Travelling around Manresa by water

Parks, canals and rivers in the heart of Catalonia.

Montserrat, source of inspiration

The Mountain of Montserrat, a source of inspiration for great artists

Families on the Ignatian Way

Nature and landscapes for the little ones.

The Ignatian Way, a spiritual path

A path to personal achievement and a spiritual experience

The El Rec district of Igualada

The El Rec district, the industrial past of Igualada.

La gastronomia del Camí

Craft beer blossoms in Bages and Anoia

The sector is thriving as consumers come to appreciate the difference between these products and those offered by industrial manufacturers

The Bages region, a land with wine in its veins

The local grape variety is picapoll, which is only grown here

Slow Food, gourmets with awareness

Farmers and chefs in the Bages and Anoia areas are reviving and promoting native, locally sourced crops.

The gourmet delights of the Ignatian way

Manresa is reviving foods such as the pilgrim's broth and “bullit” wine.

The best restaurants along the Way

There are around thirty establishments that offer popular dishes from five centuries ago such as Pilgrim broth or boiled wine.

Gourmet Montserrat

Besides its cultural attractions and tourist appeal, Montserrat is also remarkable for the many items of food and drink that are associated with the mountain.

The flavours of La Anoia

The chickpeas of Alta Anoia, papelero rice and the Butifarra sausage of Calaf are the most prized gourmet items of the county

Curiositats del Camí

The historic centre of Manresa

The historic centre of Manresa: a journey to medieval Catalonia.

A Land of Castles

Relive the medieval past in L’ Anoia. 

Saint Jerome and the hermit's life

The route to the highest peak on the mountain of Montserrat. Saint Jerome and the hermit's life. 

The pilgrimage of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius: from noble knight to a devout Christian.

The mark of Saint Ignatius

We are going to discover monuments to Ignatius in Anoia and Bages.

Montserrat, history and legends

Montserrat. Legendary episodes that have made it a symbol of Catalonia.

The Ignatian Legacy in Manresa

In the footsteps of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.