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Early Access Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona
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Montserrat Mountain Range

Travel from Barcelona to the majestic Montserrat mountain and Monastery early in the morning. Avoid the crowds when you visit the famous Basilica of Montserrat, then explore the site on your own or choose the Montserrat guided tour option.

  • Montserrat Mountain Range
  • Montserrat Monastery
  • Montserrat Mountain Range
  • Montserrat Mountain Range
  • Montserrat Mountain Range

Book 30 days early and save up to 15% (until 2020/10/01)

Make the most out of your stay in Barcelona with an early morning tour from downtown Barcelona to the Montserrat Monastery. Choose between a round-trip transportation only option or add a 1-hour guided tour of Montserrat with tickets for the Montserrat Museum, a tasting of typical liquors made by the monks, and 1 hour of free time.
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Montserrat Monastery Roundtrip Transfers from Barcelona
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 12-65)
USD 34.29
USD 34.29
Senior (Age 66 & over)
USD 30.86
USD 30.86
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 30.86
USD 30.86
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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USD 0.00
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12-65)
USD 34.29
USD 34.29
Senior (Age 66 & over)
USD 30.86
USD 30.86
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 30.86
USD 30.86
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free

Book 30 days early and save up to 15% (until 2020/10/01)

Adult (Age 12-65)
USD 29.14
USD 29.14
USD 34.29 15%off
USD 34.29 15%off
Senior (Age 66 & over)
USD 26.23
USD 26.23
USD 30.86 15%off
USD 30.86 15%off
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 26.23
USD 26.23
USD 30.86 15%off
USD 30.86 15%off
Participation period: 2019/12/23 - 2020/10/31

Any cancellations will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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Starting time: 06:45 07:30
Starting time: 06:45 07:30
  • 06:30 Check-in at Placa Catalunya in front of Hard Rock Cafe
  • 06:45 Early Departure to Montserrat
    Montserrat Mountain Range Leave bustling Barcelona on board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus for a relaxing visit to Montserrat first thing in the morning. Steer clear of the crowds and get the best views of the sunrise from 720 meters above sea level. Take photos to remember the postcard-worthy scenery.
  • 08:00 Arrival at Montserrat Monastery Before the Crowds
    Montserrat Mountain Range Explore Montserrat at your own pace. You can enter the Monastery complex, go touch the Black Madonna or choose to take the Sant Joan Funicular and go hiking. Take in the fresh air and revel in the majestic mountain view.
  • 10:45 Departure from Montserrat
  • 11:45 Check-out at Placa Catalunya in front of Hard Rock Cafe
Package detail / Schedule
Montserrat Monastery Guided Tour with Montserrat Museum and Liquor Tasting
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 12-65)
USD 57.14
USD 57.14
Senior (Age 66 & over)
USD 51.43
USD 51.43
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 51.43
USD 51.43
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Quick Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12-65)
USD 57.14
USD 57.14
Senior (Age 66 & over)
USD 51.43
USD 51.43
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 51.43
USD 51.43
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free

Book 30 days early and save up to 15% (until 2020/10/01)

Adult (Age 12-65)
USD 48.57
USD 48.57
USD 57.14 15%off
USD 57.14 15%off
Senior (Age 66 & over)
USD 43.71
USD 43.71
USD 51.43 15%off
USD 51.43 15%off
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 43.71
USD 43.71
USD 51.43 15%off
USD 51.43 15%off
Participation period: 2019/12/23 - 2020/10/31

Any cancellations will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Admission fee / English-speaking guide / Liquor tasting / Spanish-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 06:45 07:30
Starting time: 06:45 07:30
  • 06:30 Check-in at Placa Catalunya in front of Hard Rock Cafe
  • 06:45 Early Departure to Montserrat
    Montserrat Mountain Range Leave bustling Barcelona on board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus for a relaxing visit to Montserrat first thing in the morning. Steer clear of the crowds and get the best views of the sunrise from 720 meters above sea level. Take photos to remember the postcard-worthy scenery.
  • 08:00 Arrival at Montserrat Monastery Before the Crowds
  • 1 hour Guided Tour of Montserrat
  • Montserrat Basilica
    Montserrat Monastery Gaze upon the area's centerpiece, the Basilica. Its mixture of Gothic and Renaissance style architecture is a sight to behold. Visit the atrium and sacristy for an intimate look at the features of the basilica. There is also an exhibit of the Virgin Mary's image as it changed over the years.
  • Montserrat Museum Visit
    Montserrat Mountain Range Head to the Museum of Montserrat for a glimpse of significant cultural artifacts, from ancient archaeological finds to paintings of 20th-century masters such as Monet, Picasso, El Greco and many more! There are also works from contemporary artists such as Dali, Chagall, and Braque to name a few.
  • Montserrat Liquor Tasting
    Montserrat Mountain Range To complete your Montserrat experience, sample fine liquors made by the monks from Montserrat Monastery.
  • 09:30 Free Time (1 hour 15 minutes)
  • 10:45 Departure from Montserrat
  • 11:45 Check-out at Placa Catalunya in front of Hard Rock Cafe
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Additional Note(s)
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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FAQ
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Where is the departure point of the tour? Where does the tour end?
  • The tour departs and ends at Plaza Catalunya, the main square of Barcelona.
How long is the drive from downtown Barcelona to Montserrat Monastery?
  • The drive is about 1 hour long.
Is there a dress code to enter the Basilica of Montserrat?
  • Yes, a proper dress code is required to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter the Basilica with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts, or flip flops.
Does the tour include free time for me to explore Montserrat at my own pace?
  • The round-trip transfer option includes 2 hours and 15 minutes of free time.
    The guided tour option includes 1 hour and 15 minutes of free time.
What can I do during my free time?
  • You can do any of the following activities:

    - Visit the Basilica of Montserrat
    - Touch the Black Madonna inside the Basilica of Montserrat
    - Hike the trails around Montserrat Monastery
    - Go to the Farmer’s market and try the food of Catalunya
    - Check out the Montserrat shops and find liquors made by the monks of Montserrat Monastery
    - Visit the Montserrat Museum http://www.museudemontserrat.com/en/index.html (tickets not included)
    - Visit the Montserrat Audiovisual Exhibition (Espai Audiovisual de Montserrat) (tickets not included)
    - Take the San Joan Funicular (tickets not included)
Can I see the Escolania de Montserrat (Boys' Choir) perform?
  • You may not be able to watch them on this tour due to the schedule of the choir. The usual performance times of the Escolania de Montserrat (Boys' Choir) is:

    From Monday to Friday: 13:00 - Salve and Virolai
    From Monday to Thursday: 18:45 - Vespers, Salve Montserratina and Polyphonic Motet
    Sundays and religious holidays: 12:00 - Salve and Virolai, 18:45 - Vespers, Salve Montserratina and Polyphonic Motet

    You may check the Escolania performance days and times here:
    http://www.escolania.cat/en/news-and-concerts/when-do-we-sing/
What’s the maximum number of participants for the tour?
  • The size of the groups for the guided visit of the Montserrat Sanctuary is 30 people or less.
What’s unique about this tour?
  • The early morning departure from Barcelona enables you to arrive at the Montserrat Monastery before the big crowds.

    The transportation option from downtown Barcelona to Montserrat Monastery is hassle-free compared to public transportation options. (These options include: metro ride to train station + train to the base of Montserrat Mountain + Montserrat rack railway or Montserrat cable car to get to the Monastery.)

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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 07:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • A maximum of 2 changes per booking is allowed if made at least 24 hours in advance. Cancellation option will no longer be available from the third change onward.
From USD 29.14
From USD 29.14

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.64/5.00) 4.64 / 5
(73 reviews)

Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Mr sheikh
I just wish that we had more time to see other area on mountain
by: Carol
The tour was very informational and well guided. Our tour guides did a fantastic job and the monastery trip was one of the best in the 10 day trip.
by: Kuman
Nice religious space with great view and history.

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