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Half-Day Montserrat Tour with Small Group and Hotel Pickup

  • Stress-free half-day trip to Montserrat from Barcelona
  • Avoid the hassle of coordinating public transport to the rural mountain
  • Arrive in time to listen to a performance by the choir 
Half-Day Montserrat Tour with Small Group and Hotel Pickup
From US$91.60
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Morning Small Group TourMost Popular
Small Group Morning Tour for a maximum of 8 people.
Private Tour
The private tour ensures you will receive undivided attention from your guide. The standard starting time is 09:00 am, but you can ask for a different start or an afternoon private tour.
Afternoon Small Group Tour
Montserrat Afternoon Tour. The children choir is not available during the afternoon.
The monastery and mountains of Montserrat are a must-see sight, but can often prove difficult to reach from Barcelona. Travel to the area with ease on a hassle-free, half-day trip: a great choice for first-time visitors with limited time in Catalonia. A small group limited to eight ensures you'll receive personalized attention from your guide, while included entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off make for a seamless experience.
What to Expect

Your tour begins with morning pickup from your Barcelona accommodation, where you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle and get acquainted with a small group limited to eight people. During the journey to the Catalan countryside, you’ll learn about La Moreneta (The Black Madonna) and take a tour of the mountaintop monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat on arrival.

Plus, listen to beautiful songs sung by La Escolania de Montserrat, one of Europe's oldest boys' choirs, before hotel drop-off back in Barcelona.

Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2018
Excellent Tour and Guide!

We had an excellent tour!! Calos our guide was Catalan (of Catalonia) and from Barcelona. He was also an experienced climber and spelunker. He provided in-depth insight not only into the monastery itself, but of Barcola, Montserrat (from a geology and climbing perspective), and the...More

Thank MarcB1903
Reviewed 11 May 2018
Wonderful Half Day

First the only wrinkle in the day - the CROWDS. There are so many bus tours that, in our opinion, the experience was seriously diminished. Now the good news - this was a wonderful half day in the countryside. Our 'small group' was just the...More

Thank RUrahrah
Reviewed 30 April 2018
Great day trip from Barcelona

This was a great way to get out into the countryside outside of Barcelona. Our tour guide Vicente was very knowledgeable and fun. The experience of seeing and touching the Madonna was very humbling, knowing how old Montserrat is. After seeing the Madonna, we rode...More

Thank boilercajun
Reviewed 31 March 2018
A Half Day in the Hands of an Experienced Guide

The guide and driver made the hour's drive from Barcelona to Montserrat Monastery and the hour's drive back pleasant sharing of history and current information about Montserrat. Pick up at our hotel was prompt and we did make a brief stop on the way to...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 4 January 2018
The Black Madonna on Top of The Mountain

One of the finest companies we have used for booking small group tours in the course of our travel all over the world. The response time for confirmation of booking was within 24 hours. Our tour guide Vicente was excellent, on time to pick us...More

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18 September 2018|
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Response from VWriter | Reviewed this property |
No, the funicular is not included in the tour I took. I would add that this ride up the mountain is time consuming, but wonderful, according to 3 of my companions. If you do the ride, then you won't have much, if any, time... More
29 June 2018|
Response from VWriter | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up at our hotel at 9 a.m. and were returned there about 3 pm. There were a couple of other stops for three people to return them to their hotels, before we were dropped off at ours. Allow 1 to 1 1/2 hours... More