Experience snow on an ANDORRA SNOW DAY TOUR from Barcelona – Available Dec to April

AVAILABLE from mid December 2023 until mid April 2024

Have a fun SNOW day in the mountains of Andorra and the Pyrenees !! 

Spend a unique and wonderful day in the snow surrounded by the Pyrenees mountains of Andorra. This tour is available from mid December to mid April. Visit a ski resort village in Andorra to experience mountains, snow and optional snow activities which could be riding snowmobiles, snow-shoe trekking, dog sledding or tubing.

12 HOUR day tour with hotel pick-up from Barcelona. This tour has a team of 2 English speaking driver / guides all day. For comfort during transport, blankets and cushions are provided in the minivan.  Duration12 hours 7.00am to 7.00pm

Price from €596 – Click here to read more

Tripadvisor Hall of Fame Barcelona

Happy New Year 2023 and Thank you!

DayTripsBarcelona enters TripAdvisor’s “Hall of Fame” club. We would like to wish all our amazing guests a very Happy New Year 2023.

In 2019 DayTripsBarcelona.com wa awarded a place in TripAdvisor’s prestigious “Hall of Fame” which we earned after 5 years of achieving TripAdvisor “Certificate of Excellence” based on our 5 star reviews throughout.

Apparently only 0.004% of all companies worldwide listed on Tripadvisor achieve this, which makes us very proud. Thank you again and we dedicate this award to our many wonderful guests.

The DayTripsBarcelona.com team is looking forward to many more memorable and fun tours in 2024 and to welcoming new guests to Montserrat, Tarrragona, Andorra and many other places near Barcelona.

We are a family business and we promise to look after you like family and friends from pick-up to drop-off. 

You are welcome to browse through our tours on our website DayTripsBarcelona.com and please do contact us if you have any questions.

Best wishes for an adventurous 2024
Carl & Peter

Where to stay in Barcelona

Where to stay in Barcelona for first time tourists

Updated March 2024. The best areas for first time tourists to stay in Barcelona are generally considered to be in one of four Barcelona areas:

 near downtown central square called Plaça de Catalunya

2) in 19th century Eixample district (has several neighbourhoods)

3) in medieval gothic Ciutat Vella district (has several neighbourhoods)

4) in modern Sant Marti area near the beaches. (has several neighbourhoods)

Scroll this webpage for mapstipsinformation and hotel recommendations for first time visitors.

Is Andorra worth visiting on a day tour from Barcelona?

March 2024.
Well, as we happen to offer Andorra day tours and we know how much our guests love them, our reply is that, yes Andorra is absolutely worth a visit even just for a day. If you have time for tours outside the city during your stay in Barcelona, then Andorra is a special experience.

The Principality of Andorra is a tiny nation nestled entirely in the Pyrenees Mountains which is the mountain range that divides France and Spain. Andorra is a high-altitude country and only accessible by road. To visit Andorra from Barcelona is a 3 hour drive each way, so with short breaks, you will be driving for 7 hours of a 12 hour day tour – that’s why we calll it a road trip more than a tour. But it’s still worth it!

The countryside you are driving through is very scenic. You will see mountain peaks and passes, small villages, impressive valleys and more. A day tour starts from Barcelona in Spain with a pick-up at your hotel. Then it crosses the French border to visit a mountain village with hot springs in the main square – and then crosses another national border into Andorra. It’s a real expedition!

Andorra is tiny but it has beauty, a fascinating history, a buzzing capital city and snow in the winter months. Our guide team will look after you and keep you entertained and informed from start to finish.. In the winter Andorra is a popular skiing destination, so from December to April you get to experience snow.

Travel tip for this tour: don’t forget that Andorra is not in the EU or the Schengen zone, so you will need a multiple entry Schengen visa. Travel tip for winter Andorra tours: dress very warmly – you need real winter clothes and footwear!

More information and booking here: Day tour to Andorra from Barcelona.

Photos Andorra day tour from Barcelona

Visit our Andorra 3 countries tour page to book. We are a small, local family company so you can book directly with us.

Three Countries in One Day: France, Andorra and Spain from Barcelona. This is a popular small group 12 hour day tour / road trip Andorra, France and the Pyrenees Mountains from Barcelona. Spend a unique “3 countries in 1 day” road trip that crosses three country borders and two mountain passes in one day. A team of 2 English speaking driver / guides looks after you all day and for comfort blankets and cushions are provided in the minivan.

Read more and book here. We hope to see you soon!

How long to visit Montserrat from Barcelona

How long does it take to visit Montserrat near Barcelona?

How long do you need to visit Montserrat? If you organise your own visit and go by train from Placa de Espanya then we would recommend that you set off most of a day. With waiting time and finding platforms etc the train journey and cog train from the valley to the abbey takes 2 hours in total each way.. so 4 hours of transport.

Add to that 2 hours of exploring and 1 hour break time for snacks and souvenir shopping and you are up to 7 hours, so most of the day. If you want to do it all faster then book one of the many tours to Montserrat. One of the fastest and most convenient is from DayTripsBarcelona.com – we are a small, local and family tour company. We have a 4 hour express Montserrat tour with hotel pick-up.

Read more and book here. https://www.daytripsbarcelona.com/b2x_morning_express_tour_barcelona_to_montserrat_mountain_abbey.html

When is best time to visit Montserrat in summer

What is best time to visit Montserrat abbey in the summer?

When is best time to visit Montserrat in the summer? In the hot summer months of July and August and September the best time is to come early. There will be fewer visitors and it will be cooler. Also the famous Montserrat boys choir is on holiday in July and August and start of September and it’s too hot for long hikes, so early morning tours to Montserrat are the best. DayTripsBarcelona.com offers a 4 hour early morning fast visit to Montserrat monastery. You spend just 2 hours at Montserrat which is enough to see the main sights, enjoy the views and then you are back in Barcelona at mid-day and have the rest of the day for sightseeing in the city.
The tour is called B2X EXPRESS Montserrat Mountain & Basilica Early access 4 hour tour w. hotel pick-up. Read more and book here:

day tours to Montserrat from Barcelona

Early access day tours to Montserrat

A visit to Montserrat Abbey nestled on Montserrat mountain is one of the most popular day trips from Barcelona. Choose from one of our 4 Montserrat tours. We offer an early access 4 hour express tour, a morning early access Montserrat tour, an afternoon Montserrat tour and a tour that combines Montserrat with a visit to a winery or cava winery. The monastery has 1000 year old Benedictine order of monks, unique geology and rock formations and the stunning Santa Maria de Montserrat basilica and Virgin of Montserrat shrine. It can be visited in just 4 hours from Barcelona. Visit https://www.daytripsbarcelona.com


JULY 2021
3 countries in one day tour available again!! The Visit 3 countries in one day tour – Andorra, France and Spain – is back.  Now with two guides for your small group of up to 6 people.

12 HOUR day tour with hotel pick-up from Barcelona. Small group road trip to Andorra, France and the Pyrenees Mountains with two guides. Spend a unique and wonderful “3 countries in 1 day” road trip tour that crosses three country borders and two mountain passes in one day.  Duration12 hours 7.30am to 7.30pm

Price from €178 per person – Click here to read more

Sitges pick-up and drop off available!

May 2019
We are more than happy to pick up and drop off guests in Sitges. If you are planning a vacation and will be staying in Sitges, you are most welcome to book our tours. Just provide your Sitges address in the booking form when you book your tour. 
If you are staying in other towns just south of Barcelona, please drop us a line so we can check up whether we can pick up at your location.