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Go on a guided tour to the mountainous region of Monistrol de Montserrat, a spectacular destination for a day trip from Barcelona. Nestled on the top of the hill is the stunning Benedictine Monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat and its beautiful Royal Basilica, where the holy statue of the Virgin of Montserrat ('La Moreneta' or 'Black Madonna') can be found. Let us take care of the round trip transportation from Barcelona as you take in the historical legacy of Montserrat.
How to Get to Montserrat from Barcelona
There are several ways of getting from Monistrol de Montserrat (at the bottom of the mountain) to Montserrat Monastery (on the mountain).
By Coach / Private Car - The easiest way to arrive to the site directly..
By Public Transportation + Cable Car (or “Aeri de Montserrat”) - FGC train Line R5 from 'Plaza España' train station to 'Aeri de Montserrat' station (1h12 minutes). The 'Aeri de Montserrat' train station is located next to the Cable Car station. The Aeri is the quickest and most impressive way to get to the site (5 minutes approx.)..
By Public Transportation + Rack Railway (Cog-wheel Train or “Cremallera”) - FGC train Line R5 from 'Plaza España' train station to 'Monistrol de Montserrat' station (1h15 minutes). The 'Monistrol de Montserrat' train station is located next to the Rack Railway station. The Cremallera ride is a panoramic 15-minute journey from Monistrol de Montserrat, at the bottom of the mountain up to the Monastery.
Once up the Montserrat Monastery, you can take the Funicular Sant Joan to Montserrat's highest point, Sant Jeroni, and admire the spectacular views of the Monastery or explore the sacred cave where the Virgin of Montserrat is believed to be discovered.


What to Do at Montserrat
There are plenty of things to do in Montserrat and plenty of different tours - choose the right one depending of your interests!
- Visit the Basilica of Montserrat - Visit the Basilica of Montserrat and see the Montserrat Black Madonna located at the upper floor of the Basilica from up close
- Montserrat Boys' Choir - attend the Boys' Choir performance in the Basilica of Montserrat or go on an exclusive visit of the Montserrat Boys' Choir boarding school
- Visit the Museum of Montserrat
- Local product tastings - Taste the typical Montserrat liquor handmade by the monks of Montserrat at Montserrat shop, as well as the traditional Catalonian products at the local farmer's market next to the Monastery
- Montserrat Natural Park - Take the San Joan Funicular to the top of Montserrat mountain for panoramic views of Montserrat Natural Park, hike the Montserrat Natural park trails or go horseback riding


Pro tips:
- An early access tour will get you to Montserrat before the crowds, perfect for those wanting to see the Black Madonna from up close without waiting in the long lines!
- Opt for a small group or private tour for a more intimate and personalized experience.
- Enjoy a full day experience with Montserrat combo tours! You can combine your visit to Montserrat with a wine tasting, a Gaudi tour and more!

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  1. No.1
    Visit Montserrat, a mountain rising over 4000 ft. into the air from Barcelona. See the Royal Basilica and La Moreneta (Black Virgin), then enjoy liquor tasting and the breathtaking views from the mountain.
    English Available

    USD61.71

    Daily
    5 - 6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    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.
    English Available

    USD66.20

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
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    Combine two of the most popular tours in Barcelona to get the most out of your time in the city! In the morning, visit the Montserrat Monastery then, in the afternoon, discover Gaudi's masterpieces such as the Sagrada Familia.

    From USD111.07

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    Daily
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Embark on a journey to the jagged peaks of Montserrat! Enjoy a guided visit to the Montserrat Monastery, then explore Montserrat during your free time. Indulge in a 3-course Catalan lunch and go on a wine tasting session in a boutique winery.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD112.14

    Daily
    10.5 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Visit the majestic mountain of Montserrat from Barcelona. Take a rack railway ride up to Montserrat Monastery, then choose between tapas or a gourmet 3-course Catalan meal for lunch. Visit a boutique winery and relish 3 different types of wines.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD100.92

    Daily
    7.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Take a serene journey to Montserrat mountain and see the Romanesque architecture of the Monastery. Ride the Sant Joan funicular, enjoy an easy one-hour trek, then hike down to Montserrat Abbey. Extend your day tour with an optional visit to Sitges.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD72.93

    Daily
    6.5 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Discover Catalan wine, food, and culture! Go on a guided visit of Montserrat Monastery, then enjoy some free time at Montserrat before a wine and tapas tasting at a boutique winery.
    English Available

    USD84.09

    Daily
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Make the most of your stay in Barcelona and save money with this convenient 2-day combo tour. Visit the famed Montserrat Monastery on day 1 and enjoy skip-the-line entry to Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and Park Guell on Day 2.

    From USD133.51

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    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    2 day (morning)
  9. Immerse yourself in the serenity and beauty of the iconic Montserrat mountain and enjoy free time to explore at your own leisure. Then, visit the renowned Pares Balta winery in the Penedes wine-growing region and sample traditional cava.
    English Available

    USD99.86

    Daily
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Hop on a Catalunya Bus Turistic vehicle to visit the Montserrat Monastery and Gaudi's Crypt in Colonia Guell, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ride the Montserrat rack railway and enjoy an exclusive visit to the Escolania, a boys' choir school.
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    From USD73.71

    10%
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    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Embark on a Montserrat tour from Barcelona, where you can enjoy fun activities such as riding a Sant Joan funicular or a scenic cable car to see the mountains' awe-inspiring panoramas. Opt to join an easy hike or indulge in a farm-to-table lunch!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD74.04

    Daily
    5.5 - 8 hour(s) (morning)
  12. 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.
    English Available

    From USD28.61

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    Early Booking
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Experience the tranquility of the Montserrat Monastery on this small group guided tour. Visit the La Moreneta, called Our Lady of Montserrat or Virgin of Montserrat. Hike Montserrat Natural Park, then watch a performance of the Escolania Boy's choir.

    From USD77.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Enjoy a day out from Barcelona with a trip to the Montserrat Monastery. Learn more about Spanish wine with a Torres Wine Cellars visit and a wine tasting after a gastronomic lunch at the Torres restaurant. Then, visit the coastal town of Sitges.
    Meal Provided

    From USD95.37

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Discover Barcelona's top attractions and visit Montserrat in a day! With flexible pick-up & drop-off options available, travel in a small group with your guide and see the famous Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Mila and other iconic sites.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD122.29

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Explore two incredible sites of Catalonia in one day and save money on this combo trip. In the morning, travel to the historic city of Girona then, visit one of Spain's most sacred sites—the Montserrat Monastery—in the afternoon.

    From USD116.68

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    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Head to Montserrat for a full-day adventure! Get a guided tour of Montserrat Monastery, see the black Madonna and take in stunning views aboard the Sant Joan Funicular. Enjoy a 4-hour hike through Montserrat Natural Park from the top of the mountain.
    English Available

    From USD94.25

    Group Discount
    Weekday
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Make the most of your Barcelona stay and explore highlights in and out of the city! Save money on this combo tour as you enjoy a trip to Montserrat, savor cava at Codorniu Winery, and bypass queues with fast track Sagrada Familia tickets.
    English Available

    From USD154.83

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    Mon, Wed, Fri
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Save money on this combo tour and head to the Codorniu wineries and Montserrat! See the worlds largest underground cellars as you learn more about winemaking. Then, drive up to the famous Montserrat and get a chance to see to the famous abbey.
    English Available

    From USD94.25

    10%
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    Mon, Wed, Fri
    7 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Combine two of the most popular tours in Barcelona and make the most out of your tour for less the cost. In the morning, visit Barcelona's top attractions and in the afternoon, go to Montserrat and enjoy a cog wheel ride!
    English Available

    From USD113.32

    5%
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    Daily
    11 hour(s) (morning)

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