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Montserrat & Cava Wineries Day Trip from Barcelona w/ Pickup

1. Montserrat & Cava Wineries Day Trip from Barcelona w/ Pickup

Depart Barcelona and drive towards the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range for a morning visit to the Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat, world-renowned for its shrine to the Virgin of Montserrat, also known as the "Black Madonna." Marvel at the monastery and its surrounding scenery on a curious-shaped rock that rises 2,380 feet above sea level. Go inside the monastery to see its main attractions, including the Romanesque icon of the "Black Madonna" thought to date back to the 12th century. Get unparalleled views of the magical landscape, declared a national park in 1987. Next, visit the Santa Cova ("Holy Grotto") where, according to legend, the virgin appeared before some shepherd children in a vision. Benefit from the chance to hear the angelic voices of La Escolania de Montserrat (Montserrat’s Boys’ Choir ), one of the oldest children's choirs in Europe (subject to seasonal availability). Then, head to Sant Sadurní d'Anoia in the heart of Catalonia's cava wine producing region and visit Premium Cava Winery, where the tradition of making sparkling wines date back almost 5 centuries. Visit the cellar and descent to the dungeons where the wine is secretly kept for several years. Learn by the hand of an expert viticultor on wine production and grapes growing. Taste 3 varieties of local wines and cavas paired with traditional cheeses and cold meats while enjoying great views of the Catalan countryside with the Montserrat mountain at the background. Hear about the process of producing cava at a family business that first produced it according to traditional methods in 1872, and by using grapes from the Penedès region.

Penedès: Codorniu Winery Tour with Cava Tasting

2. Penedès: Codorniu Winery Tour with Cava Tasting

Enter the world of cava as you explore the historic Codorníu Winery with your guide. Visit the estate gardens and the museum to learn more about cava and the making of process. Descend 20 meters underground and take a train through the wine cellars before finishing your tour with a tasting of 2 premium cavas. Your visit begins in Sala Puig, the Cathedral of Cava, where you may watch a short video introduction of the Codorniu history and wine-making. After, follow your guide to the museum and outside through the gardens where you have a chance to discover the modernist architecture by Puig i Cadafalch.  As you have learned more about cava and the process of how to make it, it is time to descend more than 20 meters underground to visit the dugout cellar tunnels with the electric train. At the end of the tour, it is time to taste the delicious sparkling wine. You are offered two different cavas of premium range to taste.

Barcelona: Caves Codorniu Winery Tour Based on Anna's Life

3. Barcelona: Caves Codorniu Winery Tour Based on Anna's Life

Join this guided winery tour and tasting experience to learn about Anna de Codorniu, the last person in the family that bore the surname Codorníu. The first cava using Chardonnay grapes carries her name as a tribute.  Start your guided tour in the Puig Room before moving on to the "Cava Cathedral," a modernist building and historical monument. Then, visit the museum and the main wine cellar. At the cellar, take a train ride stopping at the Anna Space, an elegant and feminine area. Taste 3 of Anna de Codorniu products accompanied with a small appetizer.

Barcelona: Half-Day Wine and Electric Bike Tour

4. Barcelona: Half-Day Wine and Electric Bike Tour

If you are lovers of cycling, nature, and wine and then you are invited to come to Penedès to enjoy an unforgettable day cycling among the vineyards on your favorite means of transportation. You will be visiting an ecologic winery and tasting the best wines and cavas. Cycle among the vineyards and be taken to a family winery where you will participate in a guided electric bike wine tour. Join the tour and cycle through vineyards with your rented electric bike and English-, Catalan-, and Spanish-speaking guide. Enjoy a fully guided tour of the region and visit wineries to taste wines and cavas. This is a small group to ensure a personalized experience with a maximum of 12 persons. You will meet at 10:15 AM and catch the return train at 2:00 PM. As great connoisseurs of the Penedès region, you will meet the fourth generation of a family rooted in the land. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of this wine region, and the fascinating world of wine and cava in a privileged environment as it is Subirats. You will be given the chance to enjoy a half-day wine tour surrounded by vineyards and visiting a winery where you will discover the different steps in the process of making cava and wine.

Montserrat & Cava Winery Small Group Day Tour

5. Montserrat & Cava Winery Small Group Day Tour

Embark on a guided day trip from Barcelona to Montserrat and the Penedès wine-growing region by minivan. Visit the monastery and the Museum of Monserrat, listen to Europe's oldest children's choir, walk through the mountain range's many paths, and visit a winery - this tour has it all. There will be plenty of free time to explore Montserrat on your own, but a visit to the sanctuary where the Moreneta is housed is a must. Pilgrims and other visitors have climbed the mountain to visit this sanctuary for nearly 1,000 years. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, and browse its collections that range from the Archaeology of the Biblical East to Modern Painting and Sculpture. A highlight of visiting Montserrat is listening to the voices of Europe’s oldest children’s choir, La Escolania de Montserrat. There are numerous walking and climbing trails on the mountain, ranging from easy strolls to serious hikes. Each trail offers a different perspective on the surrounding landscape, which is dotted with small chapels and hermitages. If you'd rather not walk at all, then another option is to take one of the2 rack railways or the cable car, which provide stunning views of the area as well. After the morning in Montserrat, the tour heads to Penedès, a wine-growing region where you'll stop by a winery to view the vast wine cellars and taste some of the wineries' renowned products. You’ll take a tour of the winery and see how this sparkling wine is produced, from the pressing of the grapes to fermentation in the vast cellars. No winery visit would be complete without a taste of the product, so at the end of the tour you'll have a chance to try some of the best cava the region produces.

Guardiola de Font-Rubí: Winery & Grill Menu Tour

6. Guardiola de Font-Rubí: Winery & Grill Menu Tour

Join this fun and informative wine tour and tasting at a family-run vineyard in the celebrated wine growing region of Alt Penedès. Your visit will include a guided tour of the vineyards, the aging cellars and the warehouse. Your expert guide will explain the different techniques of winemaking and some of the secrets behind the aging processes. After the tour, you will have the opportunity to taste 5 of the internationally awarded wines along with a delicious aperitif of local cheeses and hams and then a grill menu at the restaurant of the winery. The family winery, situated in the Penedès region, offers you a really special experience. The grill will be done outdoors, with branches and strains of old vines. The menu will be created with high quality, seasonal and local products. Grill menu includes: - Starter - Fresh mixed green salad - First dish - Wood fired Paella with rice and vegetables or woodfired fideua - Second dish - Wood fired meat (lamb ribs and sausage Catalan sausage) with potato and sauce "all i oli" - Dessert - Sorbet lemon or chocolate brownie - Bread, glass of wine and water 

Alt Penedès: Penedès Classic Group Bike Wine Tour

7. Alt Penedès: Penedès Classic Group Bike Wine Tour

Meet in Lavern-Subirats, easily accessible from Barcelona by train. The Penedés wine bike tour offers you a splendid day of cycling through the vineyards, including of course a visit to one ecologic traditional winery. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of one of the best wine regions of Spain not far from the Mediterranean Sea and Sitges village. Cycle through idyllic vineyards as you learn about the rich culture and history of the region from your expert guide. Cycle among vineyards with your rental bike and English speaking guide. This is a small group tour to ensure a personalized experience (maximum of 12 people). This trip is recommended for both wine connoisseurs and for those simply looking to enjoy the cycling tour through the magnificent scenery of this wine region in addition to drinking wine and cava. Your local guide is a great connoisseur of the Penedès region and belongs to a fourth generation family rooted in the land. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of this wine region and the fascinating world of Wine and Cava in a privileged environment as it is Subirats during the tour.

Penedès: Full-Day Guided E-Bike Wine Tour with Brunch

8. Penedès: Full-Day Guided E-Bike Wine Tour with Brunch

Meet in Lavern-Subirats, easily accessible from Barcelona by train. The Penedés wine e-Bike tour offers you a splendid day bicycling through the vineyards and includes a visit to one boutique winery. From here enjoy the magnificent scenery of one of the best wine regions of Spain not far from the Mediterranean Sea and Sitges village. Cycle through idyllic vineyards as you learn about the rich culture and history of the region from your expert guide. You are invited to come to Penedès to enjoy an unforgettable day cycling among vineyards on a favored means of transportation. Feel the guide's love and attachment to this land that makes them feel real passion for explaining the knowledge gained over 4 generations. Visit wineries and taste the best wines and cavas. Finally, there's nothing better than having brunch made with local products and enjoying some different wines and cava, before taking the train back to Barcelona.

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What people are saying about Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 406 reviews

Our tour guide Allina was so knowledgeable and had many recommendations for around the city. The vehicle was very comfortable, and the small group was a good size and preferred to something larger. The winery tour was informative and rich with history. You learn about the estate and the winemaking process. The monastery is truly a sight to see. Nature and history lovers will love.

We had an amazing time. Rod was a fantastic guide. He was interesting, fun, safe and gave us great advice in Montserrat. Great tour that brought us outside the city, a much needed break from the busy streets of Barcelona. Day trip was absolutely worth the time and money. Good job Rod!

It is a super beautiful experience, full of surprises, the guide is super friendly and gives a lot of valuable information and is flexible and patient, incredible places!!! I loved

Nice cava, Nice people, Nice guide, Nice place Everything was perfect! Thanks for a good day. The guide was so talented!

The tour was terrific, Roger (tour guide) was knowledgeable and super fun, and we had a great group. Loved it!