Montserrat half day tour from Barcelona

English, Spanish
5 h. 30 min.
From Monday to Sunday at 9:15 hours, all year round.
Mobile Voucher Accepted
You will receive a voucher by email with the booking details. Download the voucher and show it on the screen of your smartphone or electronic device on the day of the tour. Optionally, you can print the voucher at home.
Free! cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Highlights

  • Trip from Barcelona to the Monastery of Montserrat, a must place you can not miss on your visit to Catalonia.
  • Admire the Montserrat Virgin, which is the patron saint of Catalonia.
  • Taste 4 typical liquors handmade by the monks of the monastery.

Included

  • Transport by air conditioned motor coach from Barceloan to the Monastery of Montserrat.
  • Official guide.
  • Entrance to the Monastery of Montserrat.
  • Tasting of 4 typical liquors handmade by the monks of the monastery.
  • Entrance to the audiovisual Espai Audiovisual Montserrat.

Not included

  • Food and drinks, except specified.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Description

Begin your half day tour from Barcelona travel by comfortable bus to the Monastery of Montserrat, point of pilgrimage for believers and a must place you can not miss on your visit to Catalonia. During the trip, you will learn about your destination with the interesting comments provided from the official guide.

The rocks of Montserrat formed by natural cement of sand during the centuries affected by the wind and rain who shaped the mountain with strange and varied forms. The popular imagination has seen human or animal shape in some of these peaks, giving these names and inventing legends to explain their fantastic origins.

Please, grab your camera to take pictures of this fantastic and strange environment, from where you will admire panoramic views of Catalonia.

Once in the Monastery of Monserrat, you will visit with your guide the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th century Romanesque carving of Virgen Moreneta, the Black Virgin, the patron saint of Catalonia.

On some days the children's choir sings in the monastery and so you may be fortunate enough to catch one of their delightful performances. The Choir of Montserrat is one of the oldest choirs of children in Europe (S.XIV).

Also, you will have some free time to visit the audiovisual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat. The exhibition is based on three fundamental pillars: mountain, monastery and sanctuary. It explains to its visitors the history, natural creation and significance of this pilgrimage site.

Finally, you will taste 4 typical liquors handmade by the monks of the Monastery of Montserrat before return to Barcelona.

More information

- Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.

- Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.

- Correct dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals.

- At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.

- Occasionally, for practical reasons, the tour could take place in two languages simultaneously, in the selected language and a second language.

- Children aged 0-3 are free of charge. Maximun 1 child per adult.

- This tour has the collaboration of Diputació de Barcelona.

Starting point

Meet your guide on Balmes Street, 5. Barcelona.
Subway
L1, L2: Universitat
Bus
14, 59, N5, N9, N7, N11: Balmes - Pelai

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18/12/2016
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18/12/2016
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