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Overnight in Montserrat from Barcelona with Museum and Audiovisual Space Entry
 
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Spend a night in Montserrat! Experience the serenity of the abbey and listen to the Escolania boys' choir without the crowds. See the museum and audiovisual room, savor the local cuisine with a tasting session and take in the majestic mountain views.
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USD 194.71
USD 194.71
USD 194.71
USD 194.71
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 120.48
Infant (Age 0-2)
free

Child (Age 3-12)
USD 120.48
Infant (Age 0-2)
free

Overview

Afternoon
2 day
Available Weekday
English
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Transportation fee / Admission fee / Accommodation fee / English-speaking guide / Entry to Museum and audiovisual center of Montserrat

Schedule

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Start time :
14:45

Check-in at Placa Catalunya

15:00
Travel to Monterrat from Barcelona (1 hour)
16:15
Montserrat
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18:45
Escolania de Montserrat Concert
Montserrat Choir
20:15
Evening at the Montserrat Monastery
Montserrat
Overnight Stay at the Hotel
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Leisure Day at Montserrat
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Montserrat Museum and Audiovisual Center
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Sant Joan Funicular
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Optional Activities
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17:30

Meet Your Guide and Return to Barcelona

19:00

Tour Ends at Placa Catalunya

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

Additional notes

  • The Escolania children's choir sings in the evening on school dates from Monday to Thursday, together with the Montserrat monks. On Fridays, the Vespers, Salve Regina and Motet will be performed by the Montserrat monks.
  • Silence must be observed inside the church so the guide will give all the explanations outside.
  • Please see the PDF file for the tour schedule.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Walking shoes
  • Warm weather can be expected from June to September while cold weather sets in from December to February. The rest of the year has mild weather.

    Please note that the weather in Montserrat is colder than Barcelona city. Please dress accordingly.
  • Please note that proper dress code is required to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. Wearing of tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or flip flops are not permitted inside.

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Activity Provider Barcelona Guide Bureau

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FAQ

Q. Is the rack railway train (“Cremallera de Montserrat”) or the yellow cable car (“Aeri de Montserrat”) included?
A. No, the coach will take you directly to the parking next to the Monastery. There’s no other overnight tour that includes the rack railway train or the yellow cable car.
Q. What can I do during my free time?
A. - Visit the Basilica of Montserrat
- Go touch the Black Madonna inside the Basilica of Montserrat
- Hike the trails around Montserrat Monastery
- Go to the Farmer’s market and taste the food of Catalunya
- Check out Montserrat shop where you’ll find the typical liquors of Montserrat, handmade by the monks of Montserrat Monastery
- Visit Montserrat museum http://www.museudemontserrat.com/en/index.html
- Visit Montserrat Audiovisual Exhibition (Espai Audiovisual de Montserrat)
- Take the San Joan Funicular
- Listen to the Escolania (Boys' Choir)
Q. When does the Escolania (Boys' Choir) perform?
A. Choir performance times may vary in accordance with special religious celebrations and the school calendar but the usual performance times of the Escolania (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/
Q. Where is the departure point of the tour? Where does the tour end?
A. The tour departs and ends at Plaza Catalunya, the main square of Barcelona.
Q. How long is the drive from downtown Barcelona to Montserrat Monastery?
A. The drive is about 1 hour long.
Q. What is included in the tour?
A. - Roundtrip transportation from Plaza Catalunya to Montserrat sanctuary.
- Professional English-speaking or French-speaking tour guide depending on the option selected
- 45-minute guided visit of Montserrat sanctuary upon arrival
- 1 night at the Hotel Abat Cisneros located at the heard of Montserrat sanctuary
- Dinner and Breakfast at the restaurant of the Hotel Abast Cisneros
- Tickets to the Montserrat Museum.
- Tickets to the Montserrat Audiovisual Exhibition (Espai Audiovisual de Montserrat)
- Mató tasting (fresh cheese of Catalonia)
- Sant Joan Funicular tickets
Q. Does the tour include free time for me to explore Montserrat at my own pace?
A. Yes, except for the 45-minute guided visit of Montserrat Sanctuary, but the rest will be free time for you to explore Montserrat.
Q. Is there a dress code to enter the Basilica of Montserrat?
A. 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.
Q. What’s the maximum number of participants for the tour?
A. - Transportation to Montserrat is in a 40-seat coach.
- The size of the groups for the guided visit of the Montserrat Sanctuary is 20-25 people maximum.
Q. What’s unique about this tour?
A. - You will be able to experience Montserrat without the crowds in the evening and early morning, a perfect opportunity to avoid the lines to see the Black Madonna
- You will be able to listen to the Escolania (Boys' Choir) performance twice: in the evening and at noon (depending on the days you’ll be staying at Montserrat)
- You will have plenty of time to experience all that Montserrat has to offer including the hiking trails
- It’s a monolingual tour. Depending on the language option selected, the tour of Montserrat Sanctuary will be guided in English only or in French only. No multiple languages at the same time.
Q. Is the Sant Joan funicular included?
A. Yes, the Sant Joan funicular tickets are included.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 15:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Overnight in Montserrat from Barcelona with Museum and Audiovisual Space Entry
Spend a night in Montserrat! Experience the serenity of the abbey and listen to the Escolania boys' choir without the crowds. See the museum and audiovisual room, savor the local cuisine with a tasting session and take in the majestic mountain views.