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Barcelona Turisme - Afternoon in Montserrat Tour

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Montserrat offers a rich and varied landscape: a unique natural park, one of Spain's foremost museums and the site of the shrine dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat, a Black Madonna.
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| Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
+34 932 85 38 32
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing experience. Serene and majestic. A location tat should not be missed when visiting Barcelona.

Thank copperbluey
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

I recommend this tour my dear friend.specially ,the magic fountain is a masterpiece which a combination of light , music and water.I really gave me a sense of pleasure.

1  Thank ktparsa1
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We took the bus tour from Placa de Catalunya up to Montserrat. Carlos Picasso was a bubbling fountain of information about both Barcelona and Montserrat. He also played appropriate music selections when not giving info. The rocks on the mountain are fantastic mystical shapes. We...More

1  Thank caml77
Reviewed March 2, 2018

A multitude of rock formations that are very unique, pink conglomerate sedimentary rock.there is a museum with new and old collections, monasteries, and a hiking trail. The cafeteria and tourist store are a bit pricey with staff that are not very personable. We used the...More

2  Thank HomeSweetOmaha
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible scenic hike to the peak. We’ve been there end of December and the weather was perfect, sunny and warm enough to just wear a sweater. It was not so busy at this time and we saw quite some wildlife including wild pigs, mountain...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We joined a half day tour by Julia Travel (booked through Viator). Trip was well worth the 1.5 hour bus ride to the Montserrat. The view is stunning, looking at the natural rock formations. The tour guide explained the history of the Monastery which was...More

Thank JohnSG911
Reviewed November 30, 2017

The views up there are fantastic. However, that's kind of it. We toured the church for a bit, but there is not a ton to see. You can buy local cheese and honey from vendors outside. If we had more time, we could have ridden...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

Religious and not religious people will always find this place interesting, mysterious and full of nature beauty. The unique stone forms within the heart of Barcelona province are magical and some people say that the Holy Grail is here. Even if you believe or not,...More

Thank Sergio V
Reviewed October 4, 2017

I was disappointed. With the huge hype and 1 1/2hrs it took to see the statue I expected a Michael Angelo type of statue. What I saw was not big and hidden behind glass. For those people seeking a religious experience it may be better...More

1  Thank wasntme58
Reviewed October 2, 2017

it was a foggy day but still, a great place to take a tour bus and go see this beautiful mountain .On a clear day, you see Barcelona and the mountains surrounding the city.

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from sousoucat | Reviewed this property |
Train ride each way is one hour. Train leaves every hour. Too risky. However, it is a much better option than going to Gaudi church or even Picasso 's museum. All nice but this is special. Have a lovely trip!
March 19, 2016|
Response from Marie S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I don't know anything about the weekend market. We were there for 2 nights during the week.
February 9, 2016|
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Response from LINDA A | Reviewed this property |
This is a wonderful day trip from Barcelona. There are transfers. Make sure to get the right train from Barcelona. Then you connect to another train or aerial transfer. When to the top of mountain, you can visit Monestary... More