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Montserrat Afternoon Tour With Cog-Wheel Train From Barcelona

Montserrat Afternoon Tour With Cog-Wheel Train From Barcelona

Montserrat Afternoon Tour With Cog-Wheel Train From Barcelona
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Venture up Montserrat Mountain on this afternoon tour from Barcelona. Explore the Basilica de Montserrat, see La Moreneta, and more!

4h 30min
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation


  • Montserrat mountain is special for its rocks shape that remind of a human and animal appearance.
  • The Basilica de Montserrat holds the Montserrat Virgin, known as La Moreneta (the Black Virgin), which is the patron saint of Catalonia.
  • L’Escolania, the children’s choir, takes part in the sanctuary prayers with sacred music.
  • Breathtaking views of this natural park and towns around are enjoyed from the mountain.

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  • Bilingual Guide.
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned Coach.
  • Cog-Wheel Train.
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors, handmade by the monks of the monastery.
  • Entrance to the audiovisual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audiovisual Montserrat”. The exhibition is based on three fundamental pillars: mountain, monastery and sanctuary. It explains to its visitors the history, natural creation and significance of this pilgrimage site.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Other services not specified.

Please Note

  • Starting Time: 3 PM / Check-in Time: 2.45 PM (From November to March Starts at 2.30 PM / Check-in at 2.15 PM)
  • This tour is bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Correct dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals.
  • Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.

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Montserrat Afternoon Tour With Cog-Wheel Train From Barcelona

4h 30min

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Start your half day trip from Barcelona in a comfortable Bus to the mountain of Montserrat which rises majestically to 4,051 feet (1,236 meter).
The rocks of Montserrat were formed by natural cement of sand during the centuries. The wind and rain shaped the mountain with strange and varied forms. The popular imagination has seen human or animal shape in some of these peaks, giving those names and inventing legends to explain their fantastic origins. This trip to Montserrat will give you the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful and breathtaking views of the Montserrat Mountain, one of nature’s special creations.

Go up to Montserrat with the Cog – Wheel Train, which leaves you in the middle of the Monastery. It is a 15-minute trip with a privileged and spectacular view of the mountain. The train has panoramic windows which make the actual journey an interesting attraction. The train is air-conditioned and they are completely wheelchair-friendly.

Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Madonna). Be able to see this famous statue of the Black Madonna from a distance. The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat has been founded in 1025 and provides a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia who is enshrined in the monastery's Royal Basilica. The little monastery soon began to receive pilgrims and visitors who contributed to the spread of stories of miracles and wonders performed by the Virgin. Today, Montserrat has been modernized to continue attending to the needs to pilgrims, one thousand years after it was originally founded.

Enjoy some free time to visit the audiovisual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat. And taste typical liquors of Montserrat.
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4.4 / 5   overall customer review rating
a Gray Line customer
Sep 26 2019
The tour was great, however, it was difficult to follow the tour guide's accented English. The bus was comfortable and the audio boxes worked well.
Kenn Charlton
Oct 23 2018
Great guide, great scenery.
Christopher Withers
Jun 24 2018
Audio earphones were faulty but tour guide was very friendly and helped us a lot. We will recommend this to our friends. beautiful views
a Gray Line customer
May 11 2018
Excellent guide, Danny, and clear explanations.Enjoyed the vistas fro the train as well as from the Cathedral level.
a Gray Line customer
Nov 13 2017
Excellent train and great experience!!
Mr Jonathan Burns
May 01 2017
A very nice tour -- a good amount of time at the site, and a good balance between walking tour and self-guided time. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgable. I occasionally had trouble hearing her (there was a lot of wind at the location), but just moved closer.
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