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Montserrat Afternoon Tour from Barcelona with Guided Monastery Visit Instant Confirmation

Exterior of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey

Montserrat Monastery

Journey to the mountain of Montserrat for a guided tour to the Monastery and see the miraculous Black Madonna. Feel a sense of tranquility as you go on a leisurely walk around the abbey.

  • Exterior of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey
  • Montserrat Sanctuary
  • The Black Madonna
  • Montserrat scenery
  • Montserrat Mountain
  • Montserrat Monastery
  • Black Madonna
Avoid the morning crowds in Montserrat Monastery on this afternoon tour. Ride an air-conditioned bus to and from Montserrat and experience the religious atmosphere of the sanctuary.
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 60.84
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Child (Age 3-12)
USD 29.25
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Infant (Age 0-2)
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
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Child (Age 3-12)
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Infant (Age 0-2)
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  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / English-speaking guide / Ticket to Montserrat Monastery
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Starting time: 15:00 15:15
Starting time: 15:00 15:15
  • 14:45 Check-in at Placa Catalunya
  • 15:00 Drive to Parc Natural de Montserrat (1 hour)
    Montserrat scenery Board a roomy air-conditioned bus and travel to Montserrat. En route to your destination, marvel at the panoramic views of landscapes and mountains surrounding Barcelona. See Montserrat, a majestic mountain with distinct jagged shapes and rounded peaks, a true natural haven.
  • The Monastery and Black Madonna
    The Black Madonna Halfway up the mountain, visit the 1000-year-old Benedictine monastery, the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. See the Virgin of Montserrat known as the Black Madonna or La Moreneta in Spanish. The statue represents a seated Black Virgin with the child Jesus on her lap.
  • Sanctuary of Montserrat
    Montserrat Sanctuary Roam around the vast premises of the sanctuary at your own leisure. You can visit the Museum of Montserrat or browse through the market stalls and local restaurants.
  • 19:00 Check-out at Placa Catalunya
Package detail / Schedule
Upgrade: Montserrat Overnight Tour + Funicular, Museum & Audiovisual Space Entry
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Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 175.50
USD 175.50
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 115.83
USD 115.83
Infant (Age 0-2)
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free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 175.50
USD 175.50
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 115.83
USD 115.83
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration: 2 day
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Dinner / Transportation fee / Admission fee / English-speaking guide / Ticket to Montserrat Monastery / Sant Joan Funicular ticket / Entry to Museum and audiovisual center of Montserrat / Mató Fresh Cheese Tasting / 1 night hotel accommodation
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  • DAY1  
  • 14:45 Check-in at Placa Catalunya
  • 15:00 Montserrat
    shutterstock_24167374 Upon arrival at Montserrat, you will receive an introduction to the monastery and the activities you can take part by way of an orientation tour. Check in at the hotel with your guide's assistance and have the rest of the evening for yourself.
  • Evening at the Montserrat Monastery
    Montserrat Choir Embrace the calm, tranquil atmosphere as evening sets in. Now you can admire the famous Black Madonna (La Moreneta) statue without having to line up. Attend the vesper service where you can listen to the transcendent voices of the Montserrat monks and the boys' choir with a more intimate gathering.
  • Overnight Stay
    montserrat (7) Stay at a pleasant hotel in Montserrat and enjoy your dinner (included).
  • DAY2  
  • Leisure Day at Montserrat
    montserrat Have breakfast at your hotel (included) and be ready to explore Montserrat in earnest. Plan your journey out as you please.
  • Montserrat Museum and Audiovisual Center
    montserrat (1) Visit the museum showcasing ancient Egyptian artifacts as well as a priceless collection from renowned painters such as Caravaggio, Dali, El Greco and Picasso. Enter the audiovisual room for an interactive discovery of Montserrat's story and the abbey's inner workings. Try some fresh Mató cheese.
  • Sant Joan Funicular
    montserrat Ride the funicular and travel up the rack railway where you can marvel at the sweeping views of Montserrat from the top. Once you reach the station, you can take several walking trails. Choose to take the railway going back or take a relaxing trek back to the monastery through one of the routes.
  • Optional Activities
    montserrat At your own expense, you can have lunch at a restaurant in the monastery area and sample some local Montserrat specialties such as honey and jam in the museum area.
  • 17:30 Meet Your Guide and Return to Barcelona
  • 19:00 Tour Ends at Placa Catalunya
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Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • 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 wear weather-appropriate clothing.
Additional Note(s)
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    • Silence must be observed in the church so the guide will give all the explanations outside.
    • 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.
    • The tour price excludes ticket for the funicular railway, Audio Visual Space of Montserrat and liquor tasting at Montserrat.
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  • 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.
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(4.53/5.00) 4.53 / 5
(36 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4.5 hour(s) - 2 day
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Breakfast, Dinner

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

Irina was a well informed tour guide for our trip to Montserrat! She made the experience informative and pleasant. I would highly recommend this tour.
Our tour guide was fantastic, lots of useful and interesting information, great secenary and very friendly driver. Definitely recommend :) (Sorry can't remember the tour guides name - Anna-Loui...more
Great view!
by: Browne
We came at the best time to visit the basilica. Our group was the only ones there and we could take our time. The sunset was beautiful!
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