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  2. Catalonia
  3. Barcelona
  4. Montserrat Monastery

From Barcelona: Montserrat Mountain and Monastery Tour

Product ID: 151493
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Get back to nature on a half-day, small group tour from Barcelona and marvel at the mountains and medieval monastery of Montserrat. Get some free time to explore at leisure.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the sacred mountain of Montserrat by comfortable transportation
  • Enjoy the rugged landscape before other visitors arrive
  • Get some free time to ride the cable car or taste local cheeses
  • Learn the impressive history of the pilgrimage site
Full description
Depart Barcelona and journey by air-conditioned bus to the romantic, rock-hewn monastery complex of Montserrat. Get an introduction to the history of the medieval site as you make your way through the beautiful countryside. 

Follow your guide directly to the largest building on arrival and learn the story of the abbey and shrine to the Black Virgin of La Moreneta that attracts pilgrims from all over the world. 

Then, get some free time to explore the town and get recommendations about contemporary art galleries and museums to visit or places to eat. Discover some of the best viewpoints to take in the drama of the sacred site at leisure. 

 
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • English-speaking guide
  • Small group tour of no more than 25 people
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and beverages
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Coming from Plaça d’Espanya, meet under the right hand tower of the Torres Venecianes on Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, Barclona (GPS cordinates: 41.374045, 2.149621).

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
Know before you go
• This tour is unable to accommodate guests in wheelchairs or with any impairments requiring special assistance
• This tour is unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages
• Photography is permitted throughout the tour
• This is a physically challenging tour that involves a considerable amount of walking and stairs. It is not recommended for people with health conditions
• Comfortable shoes are recommended
• Entrance to the monastery is subject to a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 54 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

Organized by

City Wonders Ltd.

Product ID: 151493