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Address: Monistrol de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat, Spain
Phone Number: +34 938 77 77 01
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Benedictine monastery with a fantastic view of the surrounding hillside and...

Benedictine monastery with a fantastic view of the surrounding hillside and town.

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Half Day Guided Montserrat Tour in Barcelona
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Private Montserrat Tour in Barcelona
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Let's Scape and have a break

Great time to recharge the soul. The community prayers, time for silence, the spiritual celebrations... At the heights of the mountain hmmmm spiritually perfect to be away of the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great time to recharge the soul. The community prayers, time for silence, the spiritual celebrations... At the heights of the mountain hmmmm spiritually perfect to be away of the crazy running days of work...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great to get there early and avoid the crowds. Sasha great guide, plenty of time to explore. Museum excellent must see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see when you are in Barcelona. We booked the tour through julia travel and were happy with the tour. Just wish we had a little more time there. Its a place of great beauty.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Monastery is about 2 hours away from Barcelona by train. The trip is quite long and train schedule is quite far apart so a good planning is necessary. Went to Playa Espanya as early as 7:30am, bought our tickets (get the combo ticket about 29 euro) and had our breakfast while waiting for the train. Train left for Monastriol... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a half day tour to the Montserrat Monastery. It is located in a beautiful location, with gorgeous views. The history surrounding the mountain, the monastery and the Negro Madona was fascinating. The boys choir was beautiful, as was the church and grounds. Outside we encountered a small market where local products were being sold, such as cheese, fruits,... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to do there, we just didn't have enough time on our tour. The church and black madonna was beyond description. We also took the funicular to the top (no time for hiking), sat in the coffee shop for about 20 minutes and went to the museum, which was amazing! We loved the local market and bought... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Better get there early, to avoid lines at the cable car. We took the metro and train.Incredible views as you ascend. An ancient monastery with impressive architecture, very well kept grounds and tourist oriented facilities. Do wear walking shoes and camera is a must. It can be an all day event.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the R5 train from Espanya station in Barcelona to the Aeri (cable car) station. Cost 10.75 Euro each for this leg. We chose to come back down the mountain on the Cremallera (rack & rail) train to catch the R5 back to Barcelona. Cost 10.20 Euro each for that leg of the trip. We got in the line... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to visit! It really needs a whole day to visit the monastery and to trek about on the paths. The boys choir performance at midday in the basilica is short but beautiful. We took the funicular up to Sant Joan - the views are incredible. There is an online tourist site that explains the different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If your travels lead you to Barcelona, plan an extra day to visit Montserrat (whose name means “serrated mountain”). It’s a worthwhile visit for religious pilgrims and nature lovers alike! Only an hour away by train, you’ll find yourself high in the mountains with spectacular views. The monastery was founded in the 10th century and continues to function today with... More 

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