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Morning Tour of Montserrat with Cog-Wheel Train Ride & Priority Access to the Black Madonna

Rated 4.4 out of 5.0 from 1634 reviews.
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5 hrs
Guided tour

Embark on an early morning tour of the Montserrat Monastery, and discover the stunning attraction and its breathtaking surrounding landscape. With transfers in an air-conditioned bus already arranged, a hassle-free experience awaits you!

highlights

  • Discover the beauty of the Montserrat Monastery and savor some of the exclusive liquors handmade by monks here.

  • Enjoy a relaxed ride in an air-conditioned bus through the beautiful mountain roads, followed by a cog-wheel train ride up to the monastery!

  • Look out for the impressive 12th century Black Madonna sculpture inside the Basilica, which combines Gothic and Renaissance styles

  • With an expert English and Spanish-speaking guide by your side, learn a great deal about the history and culture of the attraction

inclusions

  • Entry to the Montserrat Monastery

  • Access to the exhibition 'Espai Audio-Visual Montserrat'

  • Access to the Basilica and Black Madonna

  • Cog-wheel train ride up to Montserrat

  • Tasting of 4 local liquors

  • English and Spanish-speaking guide

  • Radio guide system

  • Transport by AC motor coach

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Samuel Anderson

Samuel

Oct, 2023
4/5
The app is great. It's easy and there is plenty of information such as where to meet and how to get there. Guides are friendly and eager. Last guide seemed to talk way too fast and seemed to cross over from English to Spanish and back again. It's just too much to process when unaccustomed to the language. All other guides were very good.
Gleana Frost

Gleana

Aug, 2023
5/5
Absolutely loved Montserrat! I'm so glad I booked, it was one of my trip highlights! Right amount of time and our guide was very informative.
Olga Strusková

Olga

Sep, 2022
3/5
Too short time in the place. Would like to see much more.
Luis Manuel alvarez

Luis

Apr, 2022
5/5
Todo estuvo de maravilla! Gracias tuve dos viajes que reservé con ustedes y la verdad que me encanto, los guías y choferes muy amables con nosotros
Eileen Walsh

Eileen

Mar, 2022
5/5
Our tour was great and our guide Cecil was very pleasant, helpful, and knowledgeable. We loved our time at the monastery.

You will start your trip in your comfortable coach at the meeting point of the tour, just as the sun is about to rise. Travel a ways outside the city before ascending the mountain steadily, enjoying the majestic views as you go along, with your guide talking to you about Catalonian history and specialties.

Visit the Basilica of Montserrat, which houses the Virgin of Montserrat, who was the patron saint of Catalonia, undisturbed by the usual crowds with your guide at your side, regaling you with tales of the old monastery and how it was founded. The little monastery first gained fame and recognition when it started receiving pilgrims and visitors who spread the word of the miracles and wonders performed by the Virgin. Though the Monastery has modernized, it still caters to the needs of the pilgrims that stop here. You can also admire from a distance the famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Verge Moreneta, better known as the Black Madonna. The treasures within the monastery are almost as breathtaking as the views from it, especially in the dazzling morning sun.

You will then be given some free time to learn about the creation of Montserrat and admire its rich history, as well as get to taste the typical liquors of the mountain, hand-made at the monastery itself.

Important Information

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and clothes as this tour involves a significant amount of walking.

  • The average temperature is often low, in the range of 13 to 14 degrees Celsius. Carry warm clothing, especially during winter and autumn.

Restrictions

  • Strict Dress Code: Knees and shoulders must be covered for all guests, and flip flops are not permitted.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry a valid photo ID for verification.

  • Please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to avoid any delays.

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