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Montserrat Horse Riding Tour
9.3
3 reviews
We had excellent guides, Marc and Albert were very accommodating and friendly! The horseback riding was an excellent experience!
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  • English
  • 5 hours

Do you want to discover Catalonia’s most famous mountain in a unique way? Join our horse riding half-day tour to Montserrat and admire the beautiful scenery along the National Park.

Itinerary

Depart from the city center at 8:30am on an open-top minibus in direction of Montserrat Mountain. During the one-hour ride sit back and admire Barcelona and the singular corrugated summit of Catalonia’s most emblematic elevation.

Once you get to the destination, step inside the beautiful tenth century Romanesque Montserrat Monastery located at the top of the mountain accompanied by your professional bilingual guide. Discover the history of this Benedictine monastery, still inhabited by 150 monks, and the Virgin of Montserrat. This small statue of the Virgin Mary and Child is the most revered icon in Catalonia and the province’s patron saint. After the guided tour, admire a performance by Montserrat’s boys’ choir The Escolania (only from Mondays to Fridays), followed by a ride on the Funicular de Sant Joan to the Natural Park. The panoramic views of Montserrat Mountain are magnificent.

Upon arrival at the equestrian center, embark on a memorable horseback ride (after receiving some initial instructions) in the scenic natural park. During the horse-trekking, your instructor will give you riding tips and how to groom a horse.

After a fun day enjoying nature, take the bus back to Barcelona. You will be back in the city center at 1pm.

Important information

No previous horse experience is needed to participate in this tour.

Price

Per person
US$ 103
  • Per person

    US$ 103

More information

Duration

5 hours

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Included

Bilingual expert guide.

Admission and guided tour of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey.

Watch the boys’ choir Escolanía de Montserrat perform (Mondays – Fridays).

Funicular ride to the bottom of Montserrat.

Horseback ride with professional monitor.

When to book?

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

You can book up until the previous day (14:00 local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

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.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 103
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Pasaje de la Concepción, 7.

Cancellations

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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