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Barcelona Turisme - Afternoon in Montserrat Tour

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Montserrat offers a rich and varied landscape: a unique natural park, one of Spain's foremost museums and the site of the shrine dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat, a Black Madonna.
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| Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 932 85 38 32
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to get out of the city, Barcelona, and see the countryside. Montserrat is an unusual rock formation. We had a perfect weather day. The history of the Catholic Church is interesting. The boys choir was fantastic. Lunch was OK. Our touring partners made...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best place not to be missed . Our guide was Mary who was well aware of history of this place , just love this place and the train trip

Thank Voyage_De_Plaisir
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is an amazing experience. Serene and majestic. A location tat should not be missed when visiting Barcelona.

Thank copperbluey
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I recommend this tour my dear friend.specially ,the magic fountain is a masterpiece which a combination of light , music and water.I really gave me a sense of pleasure.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We took the bus tour from Placa de Catalunya up to Montserrat. Carlos Picasso was a bubbling fountain of information about both Barcelona and Montserrat. He also played appropriate music selections when not giving info. The rocks on the mountain are fantastic mystical shapes. We...More

1  Thank caml77
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A multitude of rock formations that are very unique, pink conglomerate sedimentary rock.there is a museum with new and old collections, monasteries, and a hiking trail. The cafeteria and tourist store are a bit pricey with staff that are not very personable. We used the...More

2  Thank HomeSweetOmaha
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible scenic hike to the peak. We’ve been there end of December and the weather was perfect, sunny and warm enough to just wear a sweater. It was not so busy at this time and we saw quite some wildlife including wild pigs, mountain...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We joined a half day tour by Julia Travel (booked through Viator). Trip was well worth the 1.5 hour bus ride to the Montserrat. The view is stunning, looking at the natural rock formations. The tour guide explained the history of the Monastery which was...More

Thank JohnSG911
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The views up there are fantastic. However, that's kind of it. We toured the church for a bit, but there is not a ton to see. You can buy local cheese and honey from vendors outside. If we had more time, we could have ridden...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Religious and not religious people will always find this place interesting, mysterious and full of nature beauty. The unique stone forms within the heart of Barcelona province are magical and some people say that the Holy Grail is here. Even if you believe or not,...More

Thank Sergio V
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4 January 2017|
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Response from sousoucat | Reviewed this property |
Train ride each way is one hour. Train leaves every hour. Too risky. However, it is a much better option than going to Gaudi church or even Picasso 's museum. All nice but this is special. Have a lovely trip!
20 March 2016|
Response from Marie S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I don't know anything about the weekend market. We were there for 2 nights during the week.
10 February 2016|
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Response from LINDA A | Reviewed this property |
This is a wonderful day trip from Barcelona. There are transfers. Make sure to get the right train from Barcelona. Then you connect to another train or aerial transfer. When to the top of mountain, you can visit Monestary... More