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Sant Pere de Casserres remains undisturbed over the centuries, but not the landscape that surrounds this monastery, now completely transformed by drought, as can be seen in these photographs in Las Fotos de los Lectores de La Vanguardia.
The meander of the Ter, around the monastery of Sant Pere de Casserres, is dry. According to its definition, it is a curve described by the course of a river, whose sinuosity is pronounced. But, in this case, the river no longer exists, it has evaporated.
Next to the Sau reservoir we find the viewpoint of the meander of the Ter, from which you can see Sant Pere de Casserres, an 11th century Romanesque monastery of the Benedictine order and which has an origin closely linked to women.
It is recorded that in the year 1006, the Viscountess Ermetruit de Osona-Cardona, together with her daughter-in-law Engúncia, raised money for the foundation of the monastery that they wanted to convert into the family monastery.
Finally, it was Engúncia de Osona-Cardona who was able to see the consecration of the abbey in 1053, although a Benedictine community had already been installed a few years earlier.
It was the burial place of this lineage and other noble families of the region, main benefactors of the community.