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Barcelona Turisme - Afternoon in Montserrat Tour

| Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 85 38 32
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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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
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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

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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
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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

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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

1  Thank MTNKRISTIN
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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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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I was disappointed. With the huge hype and 1 1/2hrs it took to see the statue I expected a Michael Angelo type of statue. What I saw was not big and hidden behind glass. For those people seeking a religious experience it may be better...More

1  Thank wasntme58
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

it was a foggy day but still, a great place to take a tour bus and go see this beautiful mountain .On a clear day, you see Barcelona and the mountains surrounding the city.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Took the family by train(R5) and tram up to Montserrat. It was a very pleasant way to spend a day without a lot of bustle and traffic. The train staff was helpful in getting us going in the correct direction, the tram was fun and...More

3  Thank Jim P
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kmack112017
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!
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cswgib
20 March 2016|
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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.
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Blonditraveler
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
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