Just outside Barcelona lies the Santa Maria de Montserrat and our home for the Original Barcelona Montserrat Tour. A mountain Monastery located near Barcelona, this unique place is one of Spain’s most well-known religious sites. The tour starts in the heart of Barcelona where the group will get acquainted with one of our great local guides. This tour is packed with information and our guides are a great source of information on Barcelona and the surrounding areas. They will have plenty of historical information, stories, legends, and urban tales.
From town we will head out to Montserrat, taking passengers through the beautiful Catalonia landscape. The guide will provide a history of the region and provide information on the mountain and the Monastery at its peak. After we reach the base of the mountain we will jump on a train for a 15-minute ride to the top, with great panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. The guide will explain the formation of the area along with the history of the mountain.
Once reaching the peak and the Montserrat Monastery, the guide will lead you around explaining the importance the and the role of the Monastery in Catalonian history. We will visit the Royal Basilica, and see the carving of “Our Lady of Montserrat.” There will also be plenty of free time to explore the grounds and enjoy the atmosphere. This really is a one of a kind place, so come join us on the Original Barcelona Montserrat Tour/day trip.
The Original Barcelona Montserrat Tour – day Trip
is about 5 hours and features:
Return Transportation to Montserrat
Train ride up to the Monastery
Great local guides
History of Montserrat
So much more
Great for groups, single travelers, and just about every other type of travel happy person. Our guides run social tours and each has their own favorite part of Montserrat. They love heading up to this one of kind mountain and can’t wait to show you why. Contact us for large group bookings or any other question.