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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride

Highlights
  • 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 
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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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Overview
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.

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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent visit to Montserrat Monastery

We booked this with Viator and went with Julia Travel - the stunning views on the coach and train ride are worth the trip on their own. The monastery is beautiful and we were very fortunate not to have to queue too long to see...More

2  Thank eamf2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Truly amazing!!

By tour bus, it's about 1.5 hrs away from Barcelona. Truly a must see with very little walking involved, unless you walk up some nice trails leading to some outstanding views.Taking a bus tour, we were very limited in time to see everything. I would...More

2  Thank armandoa556
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
well-organized, user-friendly, fun, affordable

We appreciated how quickly and easily we were able to book and take this tour. Our guide and bus driver to Montserrat were great. The bluetooth headsets were great, the guide was informative without being too chatty, and the 2 hours of free time were...More

2  Thank Beachwriter1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Simply Paradise !!

Wonderful day spent at Montserrat! Starting with our friendly guide Carole. Was an amazing experience starting at the monastery with so many reference points to our ancestors! The basilica was spectacular. The choir boys sang beautifully!! Souvenir shops and restaurant are great! My favourite part...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 19 November 2017
A Stunning Destination - Poor management & NO Cog Wheel Ride!

As a reviewer I tend to be extremely positive in my approach to criticising the industry, as we are literally tampering with people's livelihoods. The Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride fell incredibly short of expectations for several reasons; primarily the lack...More

6  Thank IanW-QLD
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to comment on our Montserrat tour. I’m sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy it, as we do our best to make our customers enjoy their time with us. However, I would like to point...More

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Response from armandoa556 | Reviewed this property |
all depends on what time you leave. On the bus we took, it was approximately 6 hrs total. which included rt to and from the site.
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