Montserrat 7-hour Private Tour from Barcelona with Lunch

Private & Custom Tours in Montserrat

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from$225.38
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Enjoy this 7-hour private tour of Montserrat with lunch included. Visit the Santa María de Montserrat Abbey and see the Virgin of Montserrat. Listen to the children's choir of L’Escolania de Montserrat, one of the most famous boy-choirs in Europe. An optional bonus of some hiking in this amazing mountain is also included, making this tour incredibly memorable.
Your private tour guide will meet you at your hotel or apartment to start off your experience, then you will head to the train station by public transport, where we will take the train and enjoy the Catalonian landscape on our way to Monistrol, located at the bottom of the mountain. Once there you can choose between the rack train or the cable car to get to the popular Santa María de Montserrat Abbey. From this viewpoint you will be able to take amazing pictures.We will visit the Basilica and we will visit the Virgin of Montserrat, known as Black Madonna “La Moreneta”, a wood carving from the twelfth century, which is the patron saint of Catalonia.During our visit to this Benedictine monastery, founded in the eleventh century, we will listen to the fantastic boys’ choir of L’Escolania de Montserrat, one of the most famous children choirs in Europe, and the oldest (fourteenth century).After this experience we can do some hiking to an amazing viewpoint located about 25 minutes away from the monastery or watch an audiovisual to found out about the life of the monks. At the end of this experience we will have lunch to recharge our batteries and return to Barcelona. For those who love nature and culture, this will be a great experience, for sure!

What’s included

  • Private tour guide, your guide will meet you at your hotel/apartment
  • Train tickets + rack train/cable car tickets
  • Typical breakfast including coffee and a locally made Catalan pastry
  • Lunch and drinks: if you opt for the hiking experience we will buy some sandwiches to eat on the train back, if not, we will have lunch in the monastery’s restaurant
  • Local guide
  • Public transport tickets
  • A welcome pack with a bottle of water and a city map

What’s not included

  • -Gratuities (optional)-Other possible additional activities:• Audiovisual (life of the monks): 6,5€ per person• Museum of the monastery: 9€ per person• A viewpoint at the top of the mountain from Funicular de Sant Joan: 13.50€ per person

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Breakfast included
  • Lunch included
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