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Montserrat Monastery and Hiking Tour
Activities in Barcelona

Montserrat Monastery and Hiking Tour

  • English
  • 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 8:30am 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, step inside the Sant Joan funicular railway, established in 1918. Enjoy magnificent panoramic view of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey hanging off the razor-sharp peaks as you climb up to the Montserrat Natural Park. Explore the stunning scenery of the park as you hike up the slope during an hour until you get to the summit of Montserrat. Admire the bird’s eye view of Barcelona at 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. After admiring its architecture, enjoy a performance by the Escolania of Montserrat, a world-famous boys’ choir of altos and sopranos, which is the first boys' choir established in Europe. 

Hop back on the bus and get back to Barcelona’s historic center at 2pm.

Important information

The choir performance only takes place from Mondays to Fridays.

Price

Per person
US$ 76.5
  • Per person

    US$ 76.5

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

Transport by airconditioned coach from Barcelona.

English speaking guide.

Guided tour of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey.

One hour hike in Montserrat Natural Park.

Funicular ride.

Admiring the Escolania de Montserrat (renowned boy’s choir) from Monday to Friday.

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$ 76.5
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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