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Montserrat Hiking Tour: Monastery Visit, Guide, Small Group, Transfers from Barcelona

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    8:30am
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.
  • Duration
    5.5 hours
Inclusions
  • Bilingual Guide (English and Spanish)
  • Transfers from Barcelona
  • Admission to the monastery
  • Hike
COVID-19 Safety guidelines
Guests
  • Adult (9+)
  • Child (4-8)
  • Infant (0-3)

Key Highlights

  • An expert bilingual guide in English and Spanish with the best destination knowledge
  • Experience the natural splendour of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain
  • Great views from the funicular St Joan’s railway
  • Small Group for a personalized experience
  • Soft trekking in the Natural Park of Montserrat with breathtaking views
  • Visit the magnificent Montserrat on a day tour from Barcelona
  • Visit the Montserrat Abbey and enjoy a wonderful performance by the boys choir

Overview


Highlights
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An expert bilingual guide to ensure top quality service and the best destination knowledge
- The splendor Visit of the Montserrat Abbey and the boys choir singing of the famous Ecolania de Montserrat
- Great views from the funicular St Joan’s railway
- One hour of soft trek in the Natural Park of Montserrat to have the best scenic views
- Small Group for a personalized experience

The experience starts in the upper part of Passeig de Gràcia, before journeying to experience the natural splendor of Montserrat. Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain. Topped by a Benedictine Monastery, Montserrat is an ideal half-day trip to spend a fun day in nature, just a few kilometers away from Barcelona. On the way to the Monastery, admire the Massif of Montserrat, a spectacular multi-peaked rocky range packed of unique needle-shape formations. Upon arrival, visit the Monastery, which was founded in the 10th century and still functions to this day, with over 150 monks. It is also well-known for hosting the figure of La Moreneta (the dark one), who is the patron saint of Catalonia. Your guide will bring history alive by explaining the history and ventures of this Monastery dating nearly a thousand years.
Board a funicular railway to observe the area’s fascinating flora and fauna following a trail (soft trekking) with the best specialized guide in Montserrat Natural Park.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    5.5 hours

  • Start time

    8:30am
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Passatge de la Concepció, 7 Boutique We Barcelona - 08008 - ES

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Bilingual Guide (English and Spanish)
  • Transfers from Barcelona
  • Admission to the monastery
  • Hike
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Proper dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals.

Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

At Montserrat there is mountain climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

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