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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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Price
The Montserrat Tour
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 61.33
USD 61.33
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 30.67
USD 30.67
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 61.33
USD 61.33
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 30.67
USD 30.67
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • 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
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

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.
  • 16:00 The Monastery and Black Madonna
    The Black Madonna Begin your guided tour at the 1000-year-old Benedictine monastery, the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, located halfway up the mountain. 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.
  • 16:45 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.
  • 18:00 Departure from Montserrat
    Meet your guide at the designated meeting point in the Montserrat Sanctuary and board the coach for your return trip to Barcelona.
  • 19:00 Check-out at Placa Catalunya
Package detail / Schedule
The Montserrat Tour (French-speaking guide)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 61.33
USD 61.33
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 30.67
USD 30.67
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Instant 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 13 & over)
USD 61.33
USD 61.33
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 30.67
USD 30.67
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Ticket to Montserrat Monastery / French-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

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.
  • 16:00 The Monastery and Black Madonna
    The Black Madonna Begin your guided tour at the 1000-year-old Benedictine monastery, the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, located halfway up the mountain. 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.
  • 16:45 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.
  • 18:00 Departure from Montserrat
    Meet your guide at the designated meeting point in the Montserrat Sanctuary and board the coach for your return trip to Barcelona.
  • 19:00 Check-out at Placa Catalunya
Package detail / Schedule
Upgrade: Montserrat Overnight Tour + Funicular, Museum & Audiovisual Space Entry
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 181.73
USD 181.73
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 112.44
USD 112.44
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Instant 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/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 181.73
USD 181.73
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 112.44
USD 112.44
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
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 15:00 15:15
Starting time: 15:00 15:15
  • DAY1  
  • 14:45 Check-in at Placa Catalunya
  • 15:00 Head to Montserrat from Barcelona
    Relax and enjoy your view on the way to majestic Montserrat.
  • 16:15 Montserrat
    shutterstock_24167374 Upon arrival at Montserrat, check-in at the Abad Cisneros Hotel with your guide's assistance. Receive your tickets to the Montserrat Museum, audiovisual room and tasting of mato cheese. Leave your luggage in your room and take a break.
  • 16:45 Orientation Tour of Montserrat
    Montserrat scenery Get acquainted with the icon of Catalonia and discover what Montserrat has to offer. Learn its most famous spots and its best-kept secrets from your informative guide.
  • 18:15 Escolania de Montserrat Concert
    Montserrat Choir Embrace the calm, tranquil atmosphere as evening sets in. Attend the vesper service and listen to the transcendent voices of the Escolania de Montserrat boys' and monks' choir.
  • 20:15 Evening at the Montserrat Monastery
    montserrat (7) Have a memorable dinner at the Abad Cisneros' restaurant and delight in delicious delicacies. Enjoy the rest of the evening for yourself.
  • Overnight Stay at the Abad Cisneros Hotel
  • 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 and Picasso. Enter the audiovisual room for an interactive discovery of Montserrat's story and the abbey's inner workings. Try some fresh Mato cheese after.
  • Sant Joan Funicular
    montserrat Ride the funicular and travel up the rack railway. 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, have lunch at a restaurant in the monastery area and sample some local Montserrat specialties such as Mel i mato (fresh cheese with honey).
  • 17:15 Meet Your Guide and Return to Barcelona
  • 19:00 Check-out at Placa Catalunya
Package detail / Schedule
The Montserrat Overnight Tour with Funicular and Museum (French-speaking guide)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 181.73
USD 181.73
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 112.44
USD 112.44
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Instant 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 13 & over)
USD 181.73
USD 181.73
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 112.44
USD 112.44
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration: 2 day
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Breakfast / Dinner / Transportation fee / Admission fee / Ticket to Montserrat Monastery / Sant Joan Funicular ticket / Entry to Museum and audiovisual center of Montserrat / Mató Fresh Cheese Tasting / 1 night hotel accommodation / French-speaking guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 15:00 15:15
Starting time: 15:00 15:15
  • DAY1  
  • 14:45 Check-in at Placa Catalunya
  • 15:00 Head to Montserrat from Barcelona
    Relax and enjoy your view on the way to majestic Montserrat.
  • 16:15 Montserrat
    shutterstock_24167374 Upon arrival at Montserrat, check-in at the Abad Cisneros Hotel with your guide's assistance. Receive your tickets to the Montserrat Museum, audiovisual room and tasting of mato cheese. Leave your luggage in your room and take a break.
  • 16:45 Orientation Tour of Montserrat
    Montserrat scenery Get acquainted with the icon of Catalonia and discover what Montserrat has to offer. Learn its most famous spots and its best-kept secrets from your informative guide.
  • 18:15 Escolania de Montserrat Concert
    Montserrat Choir Embrace the calm, tranquil atmosphere as evening sets in. Attend the vesper service and listen to the transcendent voices of the Escolania de Montserrat boys' and monks' choir.
  • 20:15 Evening at the Montserrat Monastery
    montserrat (7) Have a memorable dinner at the Abad Cisneros' restaurant and delight in delicious delicacies. Enjoy the rest of the evening for yourself.
  • Overnight Stay at the Abad Cisneros Hotel
  • 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 and Picasso. Enter the audiovisual room for an interactive discovery of Montserrat's story and the abbey's inner workings. Try some fresh Mato cheese after.
  • Sant Joan Funicular
    montserrat Ride the funicular and travel up the rack railway. 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, have lunch at a restaurant in the monastery area and sample some local Montserrat specialties such as Mel i mato (fresh cheese with honey).
  • 17:15 Meet Your Guide and Return to Barcelona
  • 19:00 Check-out at Placa Catalunya
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
Required Items to Bring & Attire
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Silence must be observed in the church so the guide will give all the explanations outside.
    • The tour price excludes ticket for the funicular railway, Audio Visual Space of Montserrat and liquor tasting at Montserrat.
    • 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.
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FAQ
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Is the rack railway train (“Cremallera de Montserrat”) or the yellow cable car (“Aeri de Montserrat”) included?
  • No, the coach will take you directly to the parking next to the Monastery.

    In case you’d like to take the rack railway train, we recommend that you check out the other Montserrat tours we offer that include a one-way ticket for the rack railway train up to Montserrat Monastery.
Does the tour include free time for me to explore Montserrat at my own pace?
  • The Montserrat afternoon tour includes a 1 hour and 15 minutes of free time.
    For the overnight tour, you are free to explore for the duration of the tour except during the guided visit.
What can I do during my free time?
  • With the Montserrat afternoon tour you will be able to do some of the following options:
    - 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 taste typical 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 (ticket is not included with the Montserrat afternoon tour option)
    - Visit Montserrat Audiovisual Exhibition (Espai Audiovisual de Montserrat) (ticket is not included with the Montserrat afternoon tour option)

    With the Montserrat overnight tour, you will also have time to:
    - Take the San Joan Funicular
    - Listen to the Escolania (Boys' Choir)
When does the Escolania (Boys' Choir) perform?
  • 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/
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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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.
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(4.54/5.00) 4.54 / 5
(37 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4.5 hour(s) - 2 day
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Breakfast, Dinner

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Berta and our driver were so helpful and knowledgeable. Their enthusiasm and kindness made this an unexpected respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, which made for a very special day. We hi...more
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.
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Montserrat Afternoon Tour from Barcelona with Guided Monastery Visit
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