Girona & Montserrat with Cog-Wheel Train
Sit back and absorb the picturesque sceneries of Girona and afterwards, travel up the mountains of Montserrat on a Cog-wheel train. Relish the panoramic, social-media-worthy view the windows offer, explore the scheduled stops and learn about the cities’ historical significance with the bilingual tour guide.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
Enjoy a relaxed trip to Girona and Montserrat with a bilingual tour guide. These are two very culturally significant places in terms of representing what the cities used to be. In the first half of the journey, tour the city center of Girona and walk to some of the famous monuments nearby. Later, be prepared to be wonderstruck by the sight of the Montserrat mountains which majestically rise to 4,051 feet. Don’t miss out on the audiovisual exhibition and, walk through Montserrat’s audiovisual museum to learn about the daily life of the monks and taste the typical liquor of Montserrat handmade by the monks at the monastery.
Show your evoucher to the tour guide and your journey will start from the biggest city of Barcelona, Girona. This city is heavy on the old school charm with it’s medieval reminiscence, so much so that some chapters of Game of Thrones were shot here. A guided walking tour along the city center of Girona leads you to the famous pastel colored houses at the edge of the river bank and you can resourcefully utilize your free time to explore other parts of the city all by yourself. The tour will end at Carrer de Balmes 5, downtown and from here the second half of the tour begins. The second part of this tour is a visit to the mighty mountains of Montserrat which is a magnificent spectacle by itself. Here, you visit the Basilica of Montserrat which holds the famous statue of Black Madonna. Enjoy a spiritually fulfilling experience with a tour guide who will tell you about the history of this mountainside church and Black Madonna’s hallowed structure.
- Air conditioned motor coach
- Bilingual tour guide
- Guided walking tour to Girona
- Taste 4 types of liquor handmade by the monks of the monastery.
- Entry to the “Espai Audiovisual Montserrat” exhibition
- Entry into the Girona Cathedral
- Hotel pickup and drop-off services
Know Before You Go
The tour starts from the Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at Carrer de Balmes nº 5, Barcelona. You can get the Barcelona museum of contemporary art and the above mentioned office is just 650 meters from there. What to wear
Visitors are requested to follow a dress code to enter Basilica at Montserrat. Tank tops, shorts, strapless apparel and sandals are not to be worn for this tour. Additionally, the weather up the mountains at the Montserrat will be chilly. Make sure you pick the right clothing suitable for this temperature.
Other important points to note
- Between the two parts of the tour, free time of 35 minutes is allotted for a lunch break. - You are requested to assemble at the meeting points 15 minutes before departure.
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
How to Use Your Girona & Montserrat tickets
You will receive your Girona & Montserrat ticket via email. No need to print. Display your voucher on your mobile device at the ticketing counter to enter. Please carry a valid photo Id.
The voucher is valid only for the date, and the alloted timeslot, you book upon checkout.
Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office , Carrer de Balmes nº 5, Barcelona