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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride

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  • A hassle-free day trip to Montserrat from Barcelona 
  • Avoid the hassle of coordinating train times with the cogwheel train and cable car
  • Listen to info crucial to understanding the significance of the monastery 
Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cog-Wheel Train Ride with bilingual guide
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cog-Wheel Train Ride with bilingual guide
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The mountaintop monastery of Montserrat is notoriously difficult to reach. Eliminate the hassle of coordinating times between trains and cable cars on a stress-free tour from Barcelona. In addition to a guided tour of Benedictine Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites, ascend Montserrat mountain in a cogwheel train that affords spectacular views. Plus, all entrance fees are included.
What to Expect

After convening at a central meeting point in Barcelona, board an air-conditioned coach bus destined for Montserrat, home to one of Spain’s most prestigious pilgrimage sites.

On reaching the foot of the mountain, hop on a cogwheel train, and learn about the effect that hundreds of years of erosion have had on the mountain. On arrival at the Benedictine abbey at the mountain’s summit, take a guided tour and admire La Moreneta, otherwise known as Our Lady of Montserrat.

After free time to explore the monastery grounds independently, return to your original Barcelona departure point by coach.

Reviews (592)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very pleasant surprise

The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and was able to impart that to us. The road was closed due to a collapse but we circumvented it and were able to enjoy the full experience. The sequence was altered but we got everything in. The monastery...More

2  Thank oldbob45
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile
Montserrat is a must-see

Montserrat is a must-see while visiting Barcelona. The scenery and history is absolutely incredible. Our guide, Giovanna, was fantastic! A great half-day trip.

2  Thank Kassidy G
Reviewed 17 September 2018
Tranquil Montserrat

Booked with Julia Travel, 45 minute bus ride to the Cogwheel Train-The train ride was amazing but will opt to do a private tour next time.The most stunning and beautiful place so high up in the mountains, we loved this tour but will do it...More

1  Thank Florathexplorer
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Florathexplorer, Thank you for sharing your opinion on our Montserrat tour. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to Montserrat together with our guide’s explanations. Montserrat is a beautiful mountain that everyone should visit on their time in Barcelona. I hope...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Stunning place

Booked via TripAdvisor and Julia Travel. All aspects of the booking were hassle free and we met the group at the pre-organised pick-up point in the city center. Enjoyed the tour and the cog wheel train up to the monastery. The views whilst winding our...More

3  Thank Paul_a_Sian
Reviewed 15 August 2018
Montserrat was majestic

Booked PM tour with Julia Travel - tour guide was knowledgeable. We were rush through the tour and not enough free time to explore on our own. Should have left around 6 pm but got delayed because some tour members didn't show up. The company...More

1  Thank bbmomo2000
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Sarah D
30 October 2018|
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Response from Florathexplorer | Reviewed this property |
We left Barcelona at 3pm-the tour took 4-5 hours we returned by bus about 7pm the time can vary returning waiting for stragglers. Hope that helps
14 October 2018|
Response from Florathexplorer | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a 3pm tour you would need to check the website for availability.
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