Cardona and Montserrat Tour with Brunch

Language
English, Spanish
Duration
9 h 30 min
Free! cancellation up to 24h

Highlights

  • Take a trip to Montserrat and climb by the rack railway to the Monastery.
  • Visit the Cardona castle with its 11th century tower.
  • Delve into the salt mines with a guided tour where we will tour their galleries.
  • Taste 3 tapas with a glass of white wine, a glass of red wine and a glass of cava.

Description

Let yourself be captivated with this tour to Montserrat, the magical mountain of Catalonia, ascending in the rack railway. In Cardona, visit the castle with its 11th century tower and the Salt mountain. And of course, tapas and wine will not be lacking!

We will begin the tour from Barcelona in a comfortable coach towards Cardona, where we will visit the modern fortress and the parts of the old castle of Cardona, built in the year 886, of Romanesque and Gothic styles. We will explore the Sala Dorada and the Sala del Entresols and its tower of the Minyona (from the 11th century), 15 meters high and the Romanesque church of San Vicente de Cardona.

We will continue the visit to the mountain of Salt in Cardona, a natural wonder that welcomes in its interior an old mining exploitation, the old installations of Nieves mines.

We will visit the Salt Mountain Cultural Park, inside the Nieves Mine enclosure, a unique experience that runs through the interior of the old mines and galleries in a guided tour of 86 m deep. We will know the history of the industrial exploitation of the Valley and we will also see the mineral extraction machinery, just as it was when it was fully operational.

After the visit to the Salt Mines, we will pause to regain strength taking 3 tapas of the typical gastronomy of the area combined with a glass of white wine, a glass of red wine and a glass of cava, typical wine of Catalonia. A delight for the palate!

Then we will go to Montserrat, where we will climb the mountain on the rack train which will take us to the Monastery of Montserrat. The train takes 15 minutes to climb while enjoying a privileged and beautiful view of the mountain. Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which houses the Romanesque carving of the twelfth century, the Verge Moreneta (the Black Virgin), patron saint of Catalonia.

We will have free time to visit the audiovisual room, where images of the history and creation of the monastery are projected. We will also taste the typical liqueurs created by the monks of the monastery, before starting the return to Barcelona.

Included

  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Entrance and visit Cardona Castle.
  • Brunch composed by local food, one cup of cava and cava.
  • Entrance and visit to Salt mines.
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors, handmade by the monks of the monastery.
  • Entrance to the audio visual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audio visual Montserrat”.
  • Cog – Wheel Train.

Not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

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Language

  • The tour is guaranteed in English. However, occasionally the tour could take place in two languages simultaneously, in the selected language and a second language.

COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

Additional details

  • 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.

Cancellation

Free! cancellation up to 24 hours before the date of the activity with 100% refund / Less than 24 hours, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

Meet your guide on Balmes Street, 5. Barcelona.
Cardona and Montserrat Tour with Brunch
from 109,50 $

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Customer Reviews

"Pasamos un día muy bonito con esta excursión. "
29/09/2019
Hada
Colombia Colombia
"Muy bien."
15/10/2019
Muy rico el vino y la comida.
Juan Evelio
Colombia Colombia
"Merece la pena."
08/07/2019
Muy puntuales, viaje cómodo y muy buen guía.
Amaia
Colombia Colombia
21/04/2018
Fernando L.
Netherlands Netherlands
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