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Montserrat Half-Day Trip

Explore the spectacular Montserrat, one of Spain’s most important religious sites, and discover why Napoleon, Himmler and other historic figures visited Monserrat Abbey in search of the Holy Grail.


Greet your English-speaking guide at Plaça de Catalunya and sit back on an air-conditioned coach during a one-hour journey to the mountain of Montserrat.

Enjoy the magnificent views as you drive up the mountain: about halfway up, you'll stop at the almost 1000-year-old monastery, Santa Maria de Montserrat. This stunning building is home to beautiful Gothic and Renaissance artwork. One of the Monastery’s highlights is La Moreneta, a twelfth century carving of Our Lady of Montserrat.

The Benedictine abbey has also been a popular pilgrimage site for many centuries: it is believed that the Holy Grail is kept here, which has driven many historic figures to visit this site in quest for the cup. In 1940, Himmler visited the Abbey convinced he would find it, but left empty handed. Your professional guide will tell you about these fascinating anecdotes during your visit.

As well as your guided tour, you'll also have around one hour of free time at Montserrat during which you can see its other sights. You might choose to explore the food stalls near the monastery and sample some artisan cheese and honey, or maybe you'd prefer to visit Montserrat Museum to discover why Montserrat has played such an important role throughout the centuries. You can admire its extraordinary art collection including works of art by Berruguete, Caravaggio, Dalí, Picasso, Luca Giordano, Monet and Degas. The Museum also holds archaeological artefacts from the Middle East.

You’ll be back in central Barcelona around 7pm.


Adults Children between 3 and 12 years old Children less than 3 years old
US$ 59.1
US$ 28.4
  • Adults

    US$ 59.1
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 28.4
  • Children less than 3 years old


* The price increases on the 31 March

More information


4 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Professional English speaking guide.

Return transportation by air conditioned coach.

Not included

Food and drinks.


Entrance fees.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (12:00 local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 59.1
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Plaça de Catalunya 19, in front of the Deutsche Bank and Hotel Olivia Plaza.


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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