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Barcelona Turisme - Afternoon in Montserrat Tour

| Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 85 38 32
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride
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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 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.

Thank ipave4u
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Took the family by train(R5) and tram up to Montserrat. It was a very pleasant way to spend a day without a lot of bustle and traffic. The train staff was helpful in getting us going in the correct direction, the tram was fun and...More

3  Thank Jim P
Reviewed June 27, 2017

We stayed overnight and there was a choir that could be heard over the stillness is was a beautiful experience. The restaurant which has s close by was very well equipped for all sorts of taste. The walks and views are spectacular. It's a must...More

1  Thank tonamisty
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We went here whilst in our short trip from Barcelona. it was really straight forward to here on the train and the views were stunning! the monastery is so high up that it feels surreal. remember to take some packed lunch as there are a...More

Thank aia25
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable tour of Barcelona old town. Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Group was not too big. Tour length of approx. 1 hour was good.

Thank Faye S
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We booked online before we arrived in Barcelona via Julia Travel and it was definitely worth pre booking to avoid disappointment as it gets very busy. It was a lovely experience to see the monastery and listen to the history by the tour guide and...More

Thank Vicki T
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