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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel 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
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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.

Reviews (594)
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Reviewed yesterday
Fantastic place

Minimum one day you should spend here. Amazing view. Unic mountains. Very nice church and everything around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 855ingridam
Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful Monserrat Monastery and fun cogwheel spoilt by bad afternoon tour guide

Montserrat monastery is a beautiful site. I was really looking forward to this tour. Unfortunately, the guide on November 23, 2018 made this tour an unpleasant one. He was both not knowledgeable enough nor organized as a tour guide. His comments on Barcelona and Montserrat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graham11206
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Graham11206, Thank you for commenting on our Montserrat with cogwheel train tour. I am shocked to see that you did not enjoy the explanations of our guide. We conduct regular checks on them plus we make sure that all our guides are equally proficient...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride

We did this with Julia Travel and never again, guide never even told us his name. Was rushed, didn't time it to arrive to meet the train. People whinged he walked to fast and spoke to fast. If you book this tour go in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank chrismcc0urt
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear chrismcc0urt, Thank you for commenting on our Montserrat PM tour. I have sent your notes to the manager responsible for this particular tour in order to clarify the situation and avoid it from being repeated. Kind regards, Edgar W.

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Very pleasant surprise

The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and was able to impart that to us. The road was closed due to a collapse but we circumvented it and were able to enjoy the full experience. The sequence was altered but we got everything in. The monastery...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank oldbob45
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile
Montserrat is a must-see

Montserrat is a must-see while visiting Barcelona. The scenery and history is absolutely incredible. Our guide, Giovanna, was fantastic! A great half-day trip.

2  Thank Kassidy G
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Sarah D
31 October 2018|
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Response from Florathexplorer | Reviewed this property |
We left Barcelona at 3pm-the tour took 4-5 hours we returned by bus about 7pm the time can vary returning waiting for stragglers. Hope that helps
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annagaunt
14 October 2018|
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Response from Florathexplorer | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a 3pm tour you would need to check the website for availability.
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