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Santa Maria de Montserrat Tour from Barcelona with Train Ride

Highlights
  • A hassle-free day trip to Montserrat from Barcelona 
  • Avoid the hassle of coordinating train times with the cogwheel train and cable car
  • Listen to info crucial to understanding the significance of the monastery 
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cog-Wheel Train Ride with bilingual guide
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cog-Wheel Train Ride with bilingual guide
US$ 65.65
Overview
The mountaintop monastery of Montserrat is notoriously difficult to reach. Eliminate the hassle of coordinating times between trains and cable cars on a stress-free tour from Barcelona. In addition to a guided tour of Benedictine Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites, ascend Montserrat mountain in a cogwheel train that affords spectacular views. Plus, all entrance fees are included.
What to Expect

After convening at a central meeting point in Barcelona, board an air-conditioned coach bus destined for Montserrat, home to one of Spain’s most prestigious pilgrimage sites.

On reaching the foot of the mountain, hop on a cogwheel train, and learn about the effect that hundreds of years of erosion have had on the mountain. On arrival at the Benedictine abbey at the mountain’s summit, take a guided tour and admire La Moreneta, otherwise known as Our Lady of Montserrat.

After free time to explore the monastery grounds independently, return to your original Barcelona departure point by coach.

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Tranquil Montserrat

Booked with Julia Travel, 45 minute bus ride to the Cogwheel Train-The train ride was amazing but will opt to do a private tour next time.The most stunning and beautiful place so high up in the mountains, we loved this tour but will do it...More

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Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Florathexplorer, Thank you for sharing your opinion on our Montserrat tour. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your visit to Montserrat together with our guide’s explanations. Montserrat is a beautiful mountain that everyone should visit on their time in Barcelona. I hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stunning place

Booked via TripAdvisor and Julia Travel. All aspects of the booking were hassle free and we met the group at the pre-organised pick-up point in the city center. Enjoyed the tour and the cog wheel train up to the monastery. The views whilst winding our...More

3  Thank Paul_a_Sian
Reviewed 16 August 2018
Montserrat was majestic

Booked PM tour with Julia Travel - tour guide was knowledgeable. We were rush through the tour and not enough free time to explore on our own. Should have left around 6 pm but got delayed because some tour members didn't show up. The company...More

1  Thank bbmomo2000
Reviewed 20 July 2018
Rushed and Rude

Our tour guide, Carla, was rude to ethnic families. It was a bilingual tour, yet most of the tour was conducted in Spanish. The majority of the group (28/30) were English speaking. We spent a ridiculous amount of time in the museum/gift shop discussing timeline...More

12  Thank Nicole A
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Nicole A, Thank you for sharing your opinion on our Montserrat tour. I am sorry if you felt the tour was rushed in any way, it is certainly not our intention as we always try that customers enjoy and make the most of their...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018
A hidden jewel in the mountains of Barcelona

We booked with Julia Travel, and met there. Bus ride about 1 hour to reach the cog railway for our trip to the top to the Monestary. Great guide. Very knowlegable. Bus ride back to Barcelona city centre.

1  Thank airportbound
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gailchiau
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Response from airportbound | Reviewed this property |
I think that it was Julia Travel, and yes, they could accommodate your group.
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7 August 2018|
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Hello, you need to check with Viators - you can do this online. Search 'Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride' and their tour will be listed, Underneath the details of the tour click on the... More
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Response from ARMANDO A | Reviewed this property |
once you are there. The parking lot is a nice level short distance to the buildings. If you are able to walk 10 mins at a time , It is no problem taking your time and enjoy 80% of what there is to see on level ground. There... More
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