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B2A AFTERNOON Montserrat Mountain & Basilica
Half-day Tour - 6 hours
Afternoon departure from Barcelona

6 hour Afternoon tour from Barcelona to Montserrat with personal hotel/apartment pick-up and 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 one 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

B2A Montserrat Tour timetable

Pick-up time 14:30 at your hotel or residence
Drop-off time around 20:30 at your hotel or residence

B2A Montserrat Tour duration

Total tour time including transport is 6 hours of which 2 hours is driving and 4 hours is visiting the monastary.

B2A Montserrat Tour overview

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

Our Montserrat afternoon tour starts with a 1 hour walk up to St. Michaels Cross (around 20 minutes walk each way with some quite steep inclines) to enjoy breathtaking views. Then we visit the basilica and sanctuary of the Virgin Mary of Montserrat and visit the sacred shrine of the Black Madonna sculpture "La Moreneta."

Note: this tour does not include hearing the boys’ choir sing.

Scroll down page for photos of this tour.

B2A 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.
* There can be lines to visit the Virgin's shrine.

The standard tour is not recommended for guests with reduced mobility or walking difficulties. It includes 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 are sorry but we cannot bring wheelchairs on standard or on private tours.

Price B2A Montserrat Mountain & Basilica half-day tour

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

7 persons - € 89 per person = €623
6 person - € 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

* Sorry but we cannot guarantee departure for groups under 4 persons. Bookings of 2 or 3 persons can be put on stand-by until we have 4 guests and are able to schedule a tour. For a private version of this tour please contact us using the booking form and write in the comments field which tour you would like in a private version.

Included in B2A Afternoon 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 mountain walk
- free water in minivan

Not included in B2A Montserrat half-day tour price:

- snacks (you will return to Barcelona in time for dinner)

How to book B2A Montserrat tour

Places are very limited because of our small group sizes. 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: Ask us for a private version of this tour only for your group

If you have questions contact us here

B2A 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 shrine and chapel of the Black 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 12th century Black Virgin "La Moreneta" statue and to the Montserrat order of Benedictine monks. Montserrat is the spiritual heart of the Spanish region of Catalonia and is one of Barcelona and Spain's most beloved tourist attractions, venerated for its history, spirituality, breathtaking scenery and unique and unusual rock formations.

Your afternoon Montserrat visit includes a scenic drive up to the monastery. Then we guide you 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). Next we give you a tour of the Basilica and shrine of "La Morenta" Virgin of Montserrat.

Pictures B2A 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.

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

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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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La Moreneta black Virgin Mary shrine.

La Moreneta - the Black Virgin of Montserrat

Montserrat Basilica

Montserrat Basilica

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Elephant rock at Montserrat

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Why choose this DayTripsBarcelona Tour?

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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. Sorry, no 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:

Please read our refund policy and our full terms and conditions here before booking: Full Terms and Conditions

B2 Half-day tour to Montserrat Mountain & Basilica - 89 per person

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