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Early Access to Montserrat Monastery from Barcelona

Highlights
  • Explore Montserrat monastery in peace with early-access admission 
  • A tranquil atmosphere enhances your experience of the sacred structure 
  • Upgrade to include stress-free round-trip transport and a guided tour
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Early Access to Montserrat Monastery from Barcelona
From US$29.00
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Montserrat+Museum Summer TourMost Popular
This option includes the transport, the guided visit, the tickets to Monastery and a licor tasting. This options operates in summer and leaves at 6:45h
From US$64.00
Montserrat Summer Tour
Take a confortable transport to the Monastery and once there get a guided visit from our expert guide. This option does not include the tickets to access the Monastery. Operates in summer at 6:45h
From US$49.00
Summer Transfer to Montserrat
Get to the Monastery of Montserrat in a comfortable and air conditioned vehicle. The entrance to the Monastery and the guided visit are not included. This option operates in summer at 6:45h
From US$29.00
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Overview
Religious landmarks are best explored in peace. However, the crowds that many attract make this impossible. Explore Montserrat monastery in tranquility on a hassle-free tour that includes an early-access pass to the abbey. Choose between just the priority admission ticket, or a package that includes round-trip transport and a guided visit of the monastery that guarantees to reveal information that you may otherwise have missed.
What to Expect

Depending on the option chosen at checkout, your experience begins with pickup from a designated meeting point in central Barcelona. Greet your guide and board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for Montserrat. If you chose the ticket-only option, you’ll make your own way to the abbey for a self-guided tour.

On arrival, sail past the line that often forms outside of the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and take a guided tour of the monastery. Visit La Moreneta (The Black Madonna), a 12th-century wooden carving, and admire the design of the sacristy and atrium. Plus, during a visit to the Museum of Montserrat, you’ll admire 13th- to 18th-century paintings by the likes of Berruguete, Caravaggio, El Greco, and Morales.

The tour concludes with drop-off back at your original departure point in Barcelona.

Reviews (385)
1 - 5 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Wow! Worth getting up early!,

Can’t believe I am saying this because I soooo dreaded getting up soooo early the day after flying across the Atlantic, BUT... it was soooo worth getting up to fly above the clouds on a beautiful sunny morning. If you haven’t been yet, what I...More

Thank Ric R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Read the bad reviews - amigo tours not reliable

So where do i even begin... We booked the early access to montserrat through tripadvisor. We showed up at 7:15 outside Hard Rock Cafe all exicted and expecting an epic journey. Then we waited....and waited...and nothing. Our tour guide never showed up! Between ourselves and...More

Thank david k
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello David. Thank you very much for your comments; we are sorry you didn't have the best experience with us. Please contact your agency so they can send us the incidence with all your booking information, we will be ready to follow up the case....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Montserrat monastery early access tour.

Amigo tours was excellent. Booked thru trip advisor. Helena was a great guide. It was magic to be the first ones there. It’s worth the 6.45 am start. No tourists buses lined up. We were first in. The sunrise hitting the mountains was the best...More

Thank Kim J
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Kim! Thank you so much for your comments, it is awesome for us to know you had a great time with us visiting the monastery. We work every day to provide the best service to all our clients because we love what we do....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Early Access the way to go.

Absolutely fantastic. Ease to find departure point at the Placa Catalunya. Getting up early for the early access definitely the way to go with a great tour guide out to the Pyrenees Mountains. Absolutely packed and buses parked a long way down the mountain when...More

Thank 9591michellep
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your comments, we're glad to know you had a wonderful time with us. We work every day to provide the best service to all our clients because we love what we do. We hope you to come back soon....More

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Don't pass this up

I am so happy to have been on this early access tour despite the early morning. The sunrise and the views were amazing. Our guide Maryona was so knowledgeable and also made it quite interesting. It was great to beat the crowds that just started...More

Thank AJullyan
josearo, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Amigo Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for your comments, we're glad to know you had a wonderful time with us. We work every day to provide the best service to all our clients because we love what we do. We hope you to come back soon....More

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Kwal765
30 October 2018|
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Response from Kim J | Reviewed this property |
I am a reviewer! Not the operator. But I imagine they do - just check out their web site. Good luck. Enjoy your trip.
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Jessica R
13 October 2018|
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Response from CharlieN3 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is free apart from the cable car and the train. No fees for the church.
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Kiwana F
25 September 2018|
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Response from pcnorton53 | Reviewed this property |
The tour bus meets at 6:30 at Placa Catalunya in front of the Hard Rock Cafe (you can find this information at Amigos Tours' website) and lasts about 5 hours (2 hours of driving round trip). So the time at Montserrat itself... More
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