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Montserrat Monastery and Natural Park Hiking Premium Small Group Tour from Barcelona

Highlights
  • See Montserrat's highlights on a day trip from Barcelona 
  • Explore with a guide to learn about the abbey's history 
  • Views of Catalonia from the Sant Joan funicular cable car 
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Montserrat Monastery and Natural Park Hiking Premium Small Group Tour from Barcelona
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Montserrat Monastery and Natural Park Hiking Premium Small Group Tour from Barcelona
From US$75.61
Overview
Visiting Montserrat Monastery without a guide may involve glossing over the history and significance of this mountainside site. Ensure you experience the highlights of the Benedictine abbey on a small-group tour from Barcelona: seeing the famous statue and boys’ choir, riding the funicular cable car to a scenic viewpoint, and taking a nature walk in Montserrat Park. The tour includes transport and funicular tickets, so you can focus wholly on the sights.
What to Expect
Meet in central Barcelona and travel by deluxe Mercedes minivan to Montserrat, admiring the rugged scenery on route.

As you travel, hear about the mountainside Benectine abbey and its 12th-century wooden "La Moreneta" carving of the Virgin Mary, the "Black Madonna," that makes it one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites.

Tour the abbey, enjoy a performance of the boys’ choir, and see the revered statue as your guide sheds light on the monastery’s history.

Next, ascend the mountainside on the glass-roofed Sant Joan funicular train and admire the bird’s-eye views from the slopes over Catalonia below.

Then, drive on to Montserrat Natural Park, one of Catalonia’s most scenic natural reserves. Here, set off on a gentle guided nature walk to take in the stunning scenery and flora and fauna.

After appreciating the unspoilt landscapes and peace here, your tour finishes with a drop-off in central Barcelona.
Reviews (195)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great hike with lots of laughs

My wife and I are celebrating our marriage with a honeymoon in Spain. Being our first overseas trip we didn't know exactly what to expect or what to do. Finding the We Barcelona team was extremely helpful. Our guide was Flavio during our Montserrat tour...More

Thank paizjs
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Excellent Visit and Hike

Our guide for the half day tour was Paola. We began in Barcelona with about an hour drive to Montserrat. Once at Monserrat, we were provided with history of the Montserrat Monestary before making our way up the Sant Joan Funicular Railway and the hike...More

Thank booellis13
Reviewed 1 week ago
Had a great adventure, nature hike, with our guide Alvaro!

Though it was foggy and cold, with rain forecast, the group of 12 braved the weather and went on with the trail hike. It started with a train/tram ride and stiff ascend to the mountaintop. From there on, we hiked around nature while enjoying the...More

Thank agmartires
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Tour guide, Orijol(sp?) was very thorough in his knowledge of Montserrat. Pick up was on time as well as return to the city. The only drawback to this day was the hike from the top. As fairly active senior citizens...More

Thank Spinegal12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful day and place!

Great tour to Montserrat! Tour left on time from a meeting point in Barcelona, and our tour guide Oriol provided information about the day and what we were seeing as we left the city. The trip up the mountain was just the beginning of incredible...More

Thank DavidandBetsy
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16 October 2018|
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Yes- he explained the architecture and history and then gave us time to explore on our own. I’d guesstimate the guided part (after the hike) was about 30 minutes and time to explore on our own about 20-30 minutes. Do this... More
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17 July 2018|
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If you go to the Subway, there is a ticketing machine that sell's a { TOT } ticket, This will include subway/train ticket to and from your destination from Barcelona, it ALSO includes gondola ride to the main level of... More
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