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B2 Montserrat Mountain & Basilica Half-day Tour



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B2 Montserrat Mountain & Basilica Half-day Tour

Half-day morning tour from Barcelona to Montserrat with early 7.30 am personal hotel/apartment pick-up and mid-afternoon drop off Barcelona in small groups of maximum 7 persons per minivan and guide. See the spectacular beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage site Montserrat mountain, monastery and basilica situated 1 hour from Barcelona.

- pick-up and drop off at your hotel/residence in Barcelona
- free transport in comfortable minivan
- free water in minivan

- English speaking guide
- Small groups of max 7 persons

- Sorry, no cruise ship pick-ups or airport transfers
- Only available Monday to Friday



B2 Montserrat Tour timetable


Pick-up time around 07:30 at your hotel or residence
Drop-off time around 14:30 at your hotel or residence


B2 Montserrat Tour duration

Total tour time including transport is 7 hours of which 2 hours is driving and 2,5 hours is walking


B2 Montserrat Tour overview

Montserrat mountain is one of Barcelona and Spain's most popular tourist attractions with breathtaking scenery, unique rock formations and panoramic views of the Catalan countryside. This historic monastery has been perched at 726 metres height on Montserrat mountain for almost a thousand years.

Our Montserrat half-day tour visits the basilica and sanctuary of the Virgin Mary of Montserrat which is home to the Black Madonna sculpture "La Moreneta." The tour includes a hike up to St. Michaels Cross (around 20 minutes walk each way with some steep inclines).

To end the tour we hear the famous Montserrat boys’ choir sing in the Basilica at 1pm (The boys choir does not sing on Saturdays or during school holidays)


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B2 Montserrat Tour special considerations

* Guests should wear walking shoes or trainers, not flip flops, sandals or high heels.
* A normal level of fitness is required.
* Children must be minimum 8 years on standard tours
* Children must be 4 years on private tours and 1 mtr (3 ft 3 in tall and able to sit on a child booster seat with adult seat belt for the entire duration of the driving time.
* The boys choir does not sing on Saturdays or on school holidays.

REDUCED ACCESSIBILITYHEALTH and WALKING:
The standard tour is not recommended for guests with reduced mobility or walking difficulties. It includes around 2 hours of walking on paths with quite steep inclines and some steps. Please inquire about a private version of this tour if you would prefer a Montserrat tour with less walking. We cannot bring wheelchairs on standard or private tours.


Price B2 Montserrat Mountain & Basilica half-day tour

Price per person is €89
Prices 2 to 7 persons are:

7 persons - € 89 per person = €623
6 persons - € 89 per person = €534
5 persons - € 89 per person = €445
4 persons - € 89 per person = €356
* 3 persons - € 89 per person = €267
* 2 persons - € 89 per person = €178

Sorry, no 1 person bookings/pickups


* We cannot guarantee departure for groups under 4 persons. Bookings of 2 or 3 persons can be put on stand-by until we can get 4 persons and can schedule a tour. For private version of this tour please contact us using the booking form and write in the comments field which private tour you want.

Included in B2 Montserrat half-day tour price:

- pick-up and drop off at your hotel/residence in Barcelona

- free transport in air-conditioned minivan
- guided tour of the monastery and hike on the mountain
- free water in minivan

Not included in B2 Montserrat half-day tour price:

- breakfast (approx €10)

How to book B2 Montserrat tour


Places are very limited because of our small group size. Booking is possible until 24 hours before a tour, but we ask that you book in advance to have the best chance of getting places.

To inquire about places please fill out the booking inquiry form below. When we have received your booking inquiry, we will check availability and contact you. Then to confirm your places and guarantee your tour, we ask that you pay a deposit of the tour amount by credit card. You can also choose to pay the full tour amount in advance if you prefer.


TIP: Contact us for private version of this tour just for your group




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B2 Tour Description Montserrat Mountain & Basilica Half-day Tour


On this popular Half Day Tour from Barcelona we will show you the magnificent beauty and rock formations of the UNESCO world heritage site of Montserrat mountain, which is the stunning setting for a basilica church and the sacred chapel of the Virgin of Montserrat. The monastery is perched on the mountainside at an altitude of 726m and has over 1000 years of dramatic history.

Montserrat is home to the mythical 12th century Black Virgin "La Moreneta" statue, and to an order of Benedictine monks and the oldest boys' choir in Europe called "Escolania de Montserrat. Montserrat is the spiritual heart of Catalunya and is one of Barcelona and Spain's best loved tourist attractions, venerated for its history, spirituality, breathtaking scenery and unique and unusual rock formations.

Your morning Montserrat visit includes a scenic drive up to the monastery. Then we guide you through the Basilica and see the "La Morenta" Virgin of Montserrat. After breakfast we will walk up to St Michaels Cross to enjoy beautiful views of the mountain and monastery from the natural park of this sacred mountain (around 20 minutes walk each way with some steep inclines).

We finish with a second visit to the Basilica to hear the Montserrat Escolania boys' choir sing (except on Saturdays and during school holidays)





Pictures B2 Montserrat Mountain & Basilica Half-day Tour


Photos from Montserrat Tour from Barcelona taken by our guides


Montserrat monastery near Barcelona

 

Views of Montserrat Natural Park and Monastery.

Montserrat Mountain Tours from Barcelona

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Montserrat is a UNESCO world heritage site and venerated for its spirituality, beauty, history and magnificent rock formations


Montserrat near Barcelona


La plaza de Santa María by modernist architecht Josep Puig i Cadafalch


Plaza at Montserrat


Saint Michael's cross and viewing platform at Montserrat mountain

St Michaels Cross Montserrat

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Montserrat tours from Barcelona

La Moreneta - the world famous black virgin Mary shrine.

La Moreneta - the Black Virgin of Montserrat

Montserrat Basilica

Montserrat Basilica

Famous rock formations at Montserret mountains near Barcelona - the Elephant and the Mummy

Elephant rock at Montserrat

The Escolania de Montserrat is one of Europe's oldest boys choirs

Escolania de Montserrat

Aerial photo of unique Montserrat mountain near Barcelona

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on our Montserrat & Wine Tour

 


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Guidlines regarding walking and attire




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Booking and Tour Terms & Conditions:


1) Reservations are usually confirmed within 12 hours by email.
2) We do not offer family, children or group discounts because our groups sizes are very small, from 2 to 7 guests. We do not offer 1 person bookings.
3) Children must be minimum 8 years of age for all standard tours and 4 years of age for private tour. Contact us for private tours
4) Many of our tours have several hours of walking, so a normal level of fitness is required. Our tours are not suitable for people with bad hips or knees or other mobility impairments. It is the responsibility of the person booking to inform us of any special needs or health issues including walking difficulties or fitness issues.
5) We do not offer tours to wedding stag groups or groups in fancy dress
6) Tours are non-alcoholic and non-smoking during transport
7) No picnics and food or snacks cannot be consumed in the minivan.
8) Only water can be consumed in minivan. Sweet fizzy drinks and alcholic drinks are not permitted
9) Tour prices do not include meals and snacks
10) Tours are only in English language



Refund policy and full Terms and Conditions:

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