Tours Montserrat Barcelona
The mountain of Montserrat is one of the most spectacular natural parks and spiritual sites in Catalonia and is located 50 kilometers from Barcelona. It is not surprising that it is a must for everyone, cultural tourists, nature lovers, pilgrims, hikers, climbers and speleologists come to visit Montserrat.
On this page you will find everything you need to know to choose one of the Montserrat Barcelona Tours and how to visit the Abbey of Montserrat.
How to get to Montserrat from Barcelona
MONTSERRAT BY TRAIN FROM BARCELONA
One option, although not very comfortable is to arrive by train to the foot of the mountain of Montserrat, in the village of Monistrol de Montserrat. All trains to Montserrat leave from Plaza España in Barcelona. To reach the main observation platform of the mountain, you must choose between two options:
Montserrat cable car: an impressive 5-minute ride in a cable car. To take it, you must get off the Barcelona train at the Aeri de Montserrat stop.
Cremaller train: for which you will have to get off the Barcelona train at the Monistrol de Montserrat stop. From the station, you will have to walk a distance of 1.5 km to the Cremaller train. The trip will take about 15 minutes, in a comfortable and spectacular for the views, will take us to the sanctuary itself.
If you want to experience both the rack railway and the cable car, you can always buy a combined ticket.
MONTSERRAT BY CAR FROM BARCELONA
If we have a car, or we rent one for the occasion, we have a small route of 50 km, practically all by highway. Once we arrive at the village of Monistrol de Montserrat, we have 2 options:
- Take the rack railway: in the village itself, there is a public parking signposted, in the rack railway station itself.
- To arrive to the Sanctuary by car: in the Sanctuary itself we also have a parking lot for vehicles.
TRANSFER MONTSERRAT BARCELONA
Another economical option is to use a Private Transfer with pick up at your hotel and direct transfer to the Sanctuary of Montserrat. This same service can be combined with the Rack Railway Train, or the cable car, to enjoy a comfortable and spectacular tour of the mountain
CHOOSE ONE OF OUR MONTSERRAT BARCELONA TOURS
MONTSERRAT is the 1-day excursion most demanded by tourists from Barcelona. Find the best option. Here we explain the different options, to decide the best option
TYPE OF TOURS MONTSERRAT BARCELONA
MONTSERRAT is the 1-day excursion most demanded by tourists from Barcelona. We will find 1000 options among the many companies that offer this service. Here we explain the different options, to decide the best option
Montserrat Barcelona Tour Half day
A standard tour of the Sanctuary of Montserrat lasts approximately 3 hours, and 5 if we leave from Barcelona. The most contracted tour, although also more crowded, is the half-day excursion from Barcelona. The departure is made from a fixed point in the center of Barcelona. This tour can be done with the Self-Guided visit that includes the Entrance to the Monastery Museum, or without the Entrance to the Museum.
Combined Tours Montserrat Barcelona
Another excellent option is to hire a visit to Montserrat, with another impressive attraction, to complete a perfect and complete day. The options are as follows
Montserrat and Cardona
Cardona is an interesting historical center, with a medieval castle, and a thousand-year-old salt mountain. It is a half-day visit, which is the perfect cultural complement to our visit to the mountain of Montserrat.
Montserrat and Wine Tasting
Very close to Montserrat, and halfway to Barcelona, we find the famous wine region of Penedes. We can make visits to wine cellars and cavas at our discretion. It is a good option for those who love wine and cava.
Montserrat, wine tasting and Sitges
Following the same route as the previous tour, the Wine Tasting takes place just before noon. You can extend the day and reach the iconic coastal town of Sitges. It is the perfect ending to get to know this town with a charming historic center, and a fabulous promenade.
Montserrat and Barcelona
In this Tour we combine the best of Montserrat, with the best of Barcelona. The visit of Montserrat offers us culture and nature, in a half-day visit, while the half-day Barcelona Tour will show us the most significant points.
Montserrat Barcelona Private
Choose a private TOUR, with pick up at the door of your hotel. You will have at your disposal a transfer and a professional guide, who can guide you through the history of Montserrat, and all the corners of the sanctuary. Choose the time and itinerary that suits you best.
MONTSERRAT BARCELONA TOUR 1 FULL DAY
The visit to Montserrat allows us to enjoy a full day. Not only will we be able to enjoy the panoramic view of the Monastery, but we will also be able to take a short 7 km excursion to the Mirador de Sant Jeroni, and we will walk along a beautiful path between the rocks in the shape of a needle, absolutely spectacular.
On the contrary, a complete cultural visit will take us all day.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS TOURS MONTSERRAT BARCELONA
What to see in Montserrat
In the Montserrat Monastery there are different visiting areas, each of which has its charm, history and culture.
- Montserrat Abbey: the magnificent sanctuary
- Virgin of Montserrat: the famous Virgin of Montserrat, a must for pilgrims
- Santa Cova: where to see an old chapel where the Virgin was found
- Way of the Holy Cross
- Trails and itineraries: there are numerous itineraries to enjoy hiking in the area.
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How long does the visit to Montserrat take?
Like all tourist visits, the duration will depend on the time we have. The Montserrat Barcelona Tours can last a full day, or an express visit of 1 hour can be made. A regular visit will take us 2 or 3 hours, to see the Abbey, the Virgin and make some of the complementary visits such as the Santa Cueva or El camino de la Santa Cruz.
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PERSONALIZED AND PRIVATE TOURS TO DO MONTSERRAT EXCURSIONS
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