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Half-Day Guided Montserrat Tour in Barcelona

Highlights
  • 4-hour trip to Montserrat from Barcelona
  • Ride in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach with panoramic windows
  • Learn about Montserrat from your local guide during the 1-hour journey to the site
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Half-Day Guided Montserrat Tour in Barcelona
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Montserrat in EnglishMost Popular
This tour is in English and it is the easiest way to visit Montserrat! Spectacular mountain and views, ancient monastery, holy shrine – an incomparable place not to be missed.
US$ 60.74
Montserrat in French
This tour is in French and it is the easiest way to visit Montserrat! Spectacular mountain and views, ancient monastery, holy shrine – an incomparable place not to be missed.
US$ 60.74
Overview
Capture the alpine spirit of Montserrat on a 4-hour tour from Barcelona. Aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled coach, drive along the Llobregat River through picturesque villages to reach the 4,051-foot (1,234-meter) mountain. Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat and listen to your guide's commentary on the history and legends of the mountain. Take some free time to explore the paths, stairs, caves, chapels and hermitages scattered all over the mountain on your own. Round-trip transportation (approximately 1 hour each way) from a central Barcelona meeting point is included.
What to Expect

Meet your guide, who will be holding an orange umbrella, outside of the tourist office in Placa Catalunya. Here, you'll board an air-conditioned coach for the 1-hour drive to Montserrat.

Travel through villages traversed by the Llobregat River (Catalonia’s second longest) before arriving at Montserrat, a mountain famed for jutting peaks that soar to heights of 4,051 feet (1,234 meters). 

On arrival in Montserrat, you’ll embark on a guided tour of its monastery, basilica and museum. Then, you'll have two hours of free time to explore Montserrat independently.

Opt to visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat — known for its 12th century carving of  the Lady of Montserrat (the Black Virgin). Explore the mountain’s pathways, stairs, caves and hermitages and see Montserrat’s 1000-year-old monastery. Montserrat's museum is also home to a library of nearly 300,000 volumes and a museum with paintings by El Greco, Picasso and Dalí, among others.

Afterward, meet back up with your guide and group for the journey back to Barcelona. Your driver will take an alternative route so that you can enjoy additional scenery and entertain you with recordings of traditional Catalan music.

Reviews (52)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
BGB Montserrat tour with Laura

Amazing trip up into the mountains to reach the monastery. Laura was very good with providing information and assistance. She made it very interesting. She gave us tips on the market and how to sample the monks liquor and chocolate. I would recommend her. Very...More

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Highlight of Barcelona Visit

This is an amazing company. The tour was well organised and very professional. We booked a half a day Montserrat tour on the day. We were lucky because we thought everywhere would be fully booked. The prices were reasonable, 52 Euros for half a day...More

Thank Stha N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Montserrat,highly recommend tour

We booked this tour trough TripAdvisor, have to say worth every penny. The bus left bang on time and we were at Montserrat as they promised. Our guide talked all the way from Barcelona, giving great historical knowledge in the area. The place is breathtaking...More

Thank Roland H
Reviewed 27 August 2018
Great Tour!

We took the bus to Montserrat from Barcelona. The bus was nice, clean, new and comfortable. The tour guide gave interesting commentary the whole way and the ride went by fast. The monastery was amazing and the setting was beautiful. This is definitely worth a...More

Thank jennifergT7472VZ
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile
Great Tour

We had a great tour with Julia. We left at 3pm. Bus trip is about an hour where she provides history and you see majestic views. This is an active Monastary with about 90 boys and their monk teachers. You can only view the church...More

Thank Roadtrip911
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Scott890
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Response from travellerj60 | Reviewed this property |
We left from just across from the Tourist Office on the main square. It was about a one hour bus trip to & from Montserrat. We arrived back in the city...same place...just after 7pm.
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