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Barcelona Combo: Highlights Barcelona and Montserrat Sightseeing Tour

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    What to Expect
    This super saver tour of Barcelona combines the city's top sights into one convenient, money-saving package. Whether you're a first-time visitor to Barcelona looking to get an overview of this unique Catalonian capital, or simply hoping to cover a lot of ground for one discounted price, this combined excursion is a great option.

    Start your morning by meeting your guide in central Barcelona. Proceed on a sightseeing tour of central Barcelona during the morning, including a stroll through the Gothic Quarter and a visit to Montjuic via the sky-high Montjuic cable car.

    Then in the afternoon, continue on to the mountaintop retreat of Montserrat just outside Barcelona proper, where you board a cog-wheel train to explore this unique pilgrimage site, including its 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta (Black Virgin).

    For full details of your day-long excursion, read the full itinerary below.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Carrer de Balmes, 5, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
    Departure Time
    8:15 AM
    Duration
    10h 45m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bilingual local guide
    • Montserrat cog-wheel train ride
    • Liquor sample at Montserrat
    • Radio guide system.
    • Entrance fee to the Montjuïc Castle.
    • Montjuïc cable car ride.
    • Entrance to the audio visual “Espai Audio visual Montserrat” exhibition in Montserrat.
    • Entrance fee to The Cathedral.
    • Entry/Admission - Teleferic de Montjuic
    • Entry/Admission - Montjuic Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Abadia de Montserrat
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please be ready and wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
    • Infants travel free provided they do not occupy a seat.
    • You have approximately 1 hour and 15 min of free time for lunch (from April to October) and 30 min (from November to March) between both parts of the excursions. Lunch not included.
    • From the end of January to the beginning of March (dates to be confirmed) the cable car doesn't work due to maintenance tasks, this service will be replaced by a tapas tasting at the Spanish Village.
    • Proper dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or flip flops.
    • At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.
    • For your comfort, a radio guide system is offered during the tour, in groups of more than 5 people.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • 01April-31October: departure at 3:00PM. Check in at 2.45PM in Julià Travel Office, c/Balmes 5.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
    • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination.
    • Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to the events to be celebrated in the City (demonstrations, sport events, cultural events, oficial acts and public works).
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 20 March 2019 via mobile

    Because we also did hop on hop off, the first half of tour was uneventful and a waste of our time. The stop at the Spanish Village was not needed and you get maybe 10 minutes at Montjuic. But...do not miss Montserrat. Incredible! I would...More

    2  Thank stracq
    Alex B, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2019

    Dear Stracq, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on our Montserrat half day tour. After reading your commentaries I regret you did not enjoy the first part of your combo tour through the city of Barcelona. Rest assured your opinion will...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

    Well what can i say but amazing. The tour is very interesting as you pass by the most known parts of Barcelona. As youre on the bus you can't really take pictures as the bus doesnt stop but you can still have a feel of...More

    2  Thank Suellen F
    Reviewed 2 August 2018

    At Placa Espanya just go into the metro (get there about 15-20 mins before train departure, if you miss the train you will have to sit there for the next hour), find signs for Montserrat and follow. Buy tix from machine or "information" desk for...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    5  Thank khaliljaan
    Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

    Fantastic day trip up to the mountain and arrived by bus and the took cable train up to the Monastery. We toured the entire Church and had some samples of the brandy. Wonderful facilities and most of all a great guide who explained in detail...More

    1  Thank David G
    Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

    Dear David G, Thank you for sharing your feedback on our Montserrat tour. I am delighted to read your experience with us was so fantastic. We strive to share this wonderful location with our customers for them to enjoy it the most. Regarding your comments...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    My wife and I booked the Barcelona Super Saver: Sightseeing Tour with Montjuic Cable Car and Montserrat Tour. Our impression: a very mixed bag. The first half of our trip, which included a Barcelona city highlights tour, along with a cable car trip up to...More

    Date of experience: July 2017
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    ariequiro
    22 September 2019|
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    Response from Candice H |
    Yes, the only way you can get to Montserrat is by the cable car. Views unbelievable , enjoy!
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    Response from Suellen F | Reviewed this property |
    No you dont. But trust the trip it is sooo worth it.
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    639melj
    10 March 2019|
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    Response from Suellen F | Reviewed this property |
    No its not you only go to the outside of the castle but the views are amazing. I advise you to do this tour ask for Cecilia she is amazing
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