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Montserrat Monastery and Hiking Tour
Activities in Barcelona

Montserrat Monastery and Hiking Tour

  • English English
  • 5.5 hours

Visit the renowned Monserrat Monastery after a 1-hour trek in the beautiful Montserrat Natural Park and a funicular ride up the slope of Catalonia’s most famous mountain.

Itinerary

Board a spacious air-conditioned coach at 8:30 am in Barcelona’s city center and take a one-hour journey to the mountainside of the tallest and most famous rocky sierra in Catalunya: Montserrat Mountain. Literally meaning serrated in Catalan and standing 1,236 meters above sea level, its peaks are covered in sharp looking stones.

Once you get to the feet of the impressive mountain, you'll head up to the Montserrat Natural Park via the famous Aeri cable car. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey hanging off the razor-sharp peaks as you make your way up. You'll then get to explore the stunning scenery of the park up close, as you hike up the slope (around an hour's trek) to reach the summit of Montserrat. Admire the bird’s eye view of Barcelona beneath your feet!

Follow your guide into the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey and discover the details of this beautiful tenth century Romanesque building. The Benedictine abbey houses the unique relic Our Lady of Montserrat, patron saint of Catalonia.

Hop back on the bus and get back to Barcelona’s historic centre at 2p m.

Can we see the Escolania de Montserrat Choir?

The famous Escolania de Montserrat, the oldest boys' choir in Europe, performs from Monday to Friday.

However, the ability to attend the choir depends on availability on the day. If possible, you will have the opportunity to watch the choir, but it will always be subject to schedules and space in the venue.

Price

Adults Children from 4 to 8 Children under 4
US$ 76.80
US$ 38.40
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 76.8
  • Children from 4 to 8

    US$ 38.4
  • Children under 4

    Free

More Information

Duration

5.5 hours.

Language English

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

Included

Transport by airconditioned coach from Barcelona.

English speaking guide.

Guided tour of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey.

One hour hike in Montserrat Natural Park.

Aeri cable car ride.

Watching the Escolania de Montserrat (Monday to Friday, subject to availability).

Not included

Tips (optional).

Food and drinks.

Hotel pick up.

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 (2:00 PM 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$ 76.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

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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