Montserrat half-day guided tour from Barcelona
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Montserrat half-day guided tour from Barcelona

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the hilltop religious retreat of Montserrat
  • Visit the 12th-century carving of Our Lady of Montserrat, also known as La Moreneta
  • Explore the Holy Cave where the Madonna is said to have once appeared
  • Listen to La Escolania, one of the oldest children’s choirs in all of Europe
What to expect

Take a break from sightseeing in the city and enjoy this exciting adventure to one of the most mysterious and magical places in Catalonia. You will travel in small groups, allowing you to enjoy a more personalized experience with a bilingual guide, who will give you expert local insight into the most deeply rooted cultural traditions.

The tour operator will pick you up at your accommodation and take comfortable private transportation to the mountain of Montserrat. This magnificent 4,000 ft wonder is easily recognizable from afar by its serrated roof, from which its name comes from.

And 2,380 feet above sea level, the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat is situated in a stunning location, surrounded by an unforgettable natural landscape. The monastery has served as a center for the spiritual retreat for almost one thousand years. First you will visit the basilica, where the Virgin Santa Maria of Montserrat, patron saint of Catalonia, is located. The Romanesque statue of the Black Madonna originates from the XII century and is today surrounded by a golden altar. According to legend, the Virgin personally appeared in the IX century, giving rise to the hermitage of Santa Maria.

Next, you'll take a walking tour of the monastery surroundings. Enjoy the unparalleled views offered by this region, which was declared as a Natural Park in 1987. You will also discover the Holy Cave where the virgin is said to have appeared. The site has, since then, become an authentic center for pilgrimage and prayer.

A musical treat will conclude the mystical Montserrat visit as you will listen to the angelic voices of La Escolania de Montserrat; one of the oldest boys’ choirs in Europe.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Tour guide
    • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation
    • Private transport
    • Walking tour of Montserrat
    What's not included
    • Any private expenses
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Where

    Barcelona, Spain

    Meeting point:

    Pick-up from your hotel. Please enter your accommodation details when booking.

    What to remember
    • Group size: min. 2; max. 8 people
    • Please get in touch with our local supplier at least 48hours prior to the tour to schedule your pick-up time and location. You will receive the contact details after the booking
    • Modest clothing is recommended (shoulders and knees covered)
    • Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour. It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
    • Due to the local weather conditions, it is recommended to wear clothes that protect from rain and cold
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    When
    • Daily at 8.30 and 2.30pm
    • Blackout dates: 24, 25 and 26 December; 1 January

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    Provider
    InOut Barcelona tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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