Montserrat Afternoon Tour with Cog-Wheel Train
Start your half day tour and head to the multi peaked rocky range of Montserrat and be prepared to be wonderstruck by the sight of the mountains which majestically rise to 4,051 feet. Enjoy the panoramic, social-media-worthy view the windows offer, explore the scheduled stops and learn about the city’s historical significance with the bilingual tour guide.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
These mountain ranges will fascinate you with rocks that were formed by natural cement of sand over numerous decades. There are urban legends about the shapes of these rocks that have human and animal like appearances. Visit the the Monastery and Basilica of Montserrat and gear up for an overload of information with a tour guide who will narrate an account of relevant events from the past.
Show your evoucher to the tour guide and begin your tour from Barcelona. Admire the landscape while ascending the mountain while you pass through picturesque villages. A fifteen minute journey will drop you off at the middle of the Monastery of Montserrat. Then, you will be taken to the Basilica of Montserrat, which houses Black Madonna, a statue of the Virgin Mary. 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. 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.
- Air conditioned motor coach
- Bilingual official guide
- Taste of 4 typical liquors. Handmade by the monks of the monastery
- Entrance to the audiovisual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audiovisual Montserrat”
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
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
-The tour is bilingual (English and Spanish) -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 Montserrat afternoon tour tickets
You will receive an email with your Montserrat afternoon tour voucher. No need to print. You can show the mobile voucher at the ticketing counter. Please carry a valid Photo ID for identification.
The voucher is valid only for the date, and the allotted time slot, you book upon checkout.
Correct dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold