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Pl. Espanya station lobby | Operates in the area around Mare de Déu de Montserrat abbey. From the abbey esplanade, the Sant Joan railway connects with the highest part of the mountain, Montserrat, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the short wait and modest cost to ride to the top of the mountain. the top gives you access to trails, vistas and sites on the way back down to the monastery without burning all your endurance on the way up. In the...More

Thank Resorteye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That says it all. You just have to use this to get to the monastery as the views are stunning. I did it as part of an afternoon tour. There by bus, up by rail, down by bus.

Thank GaryWhite2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting the monastery, I decided to take the funicular & hike to Sant Joan. Though the queue was short, I had to wait for about 30 mins before taking the ride, as the funicular runs every 20 mins. I can’t imagine the queue during...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was hard to see anything due to the crowds and we had to stand the whole way up. Going up the mountain is recommended, but don't expect too much of the ride itself.

Thank constanttraveler2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the trip, the walk from funicular to saint Joan us breathtaking. Though we feel there is a need for some fencing a long the edge. I'd hate to bring young children up there, nothing to stop them falling off the edge!

Thank doloresryan61
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Having in mind that getting to Montserrat is a trip for sure this is worth doing . The trip comfortable . View super nice and view from the top even better . As well there is a possibility to go for a nice walk. 1085...More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Take this unless you are a glutton for punishment. They run ever 12 minutes and fun to watch how steep the ride is from the front seat.. take it up and walk down.

Thank travelrobin61
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Very well organized. Lovely:views going up the railway. Comfortable and quick. This was a highlight to our visit to Montserrat. Once off the railway the views are outstanding. The hike back down was fairly easy terrain and an interesting chapel to peek into and walk...More

Thank deezigner
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

If you’ve never been on a for fornicular before, this will be a very cool ride for you. It is a very high angle of ascent and decent off the mountain. Great for family great for kids couldn’t be any cooler you have to make...More

Thank Dribar
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The funicular takes you way above the monastery for a magnificent view of Catalonia. There are easy paths that wind along the mountains taking you 1000 meters up and higher. Pictures give only a hint at the views. It's not hyperbole to say it's breathtaking.The...More

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Natalia C
October 30, 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
As someone noted above there is a staircase which runs parallel to the funicular - it has a railing. I hoped to have attached a photo to demonstrate how steep it is but there is no link to bring the photo into the reply and... More
January 29, 2017|
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Response from Drc1967 | Reviewed this property |
same answer here , check the web site for info.
Cathy M
February 23, 2016|
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Response from Paubcn06 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cathy, I' assuming you want to go from Monserrat monastery to Saint Jeroni Summit, which is the highest peak of the group. Normally people take the train in Plaza España (starting at 8.30 aprox) and then climb to the... More