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

  • 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 
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
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.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Wonderful way to see beautiful views of Montserrat!!

This is one of my favorite tours when visiting Barcelona. Flavio was such an amazing tour guide!! The trip started with an hour ride to Montserrat where we then took a funicular to the top of the mountain to hike down the mountain of Montserrat....More

Thank Jodie W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to see Montserrat!

We joined this tour having heard a lot about this beautiful monastery on a hill, and we weren't disappointed. The air conditioned bus was waiting for us at the meeting point, ad we enjoyed about an hour ride, winding up the hills of Montserrat. Bring...More

Thank Sadie S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Loved Flavio and Montserrat

Great tour. Perfect mix of information and downtime. Flavio was right on and an excellent companion on our beautiful hike. Besides being a nice guy, Flavio was articulate and knowdelgeable about the hike and monastery.

Thank Antonio I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monastery to view

This is a beautiful monastery with amazing veiws. Not for the less able bodied poeple, from the carpark you have a 300 meter treck uphill and it's not a gentle slope.

Thank Sandie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very interesting tour with an excellent guide, who was knowledgeable and articulate. The group was small enough so that everyone felt part of the group.

Thank Bruce C
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18 July 2018|
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Response from varoom39m | Reviewed this property |
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
16 June 2018|
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Response from wjn2003 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot comment on prices as they are always subject to change I.e. high season. There was no food provided on our tour.