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Barcelona Super Saver: Sightseeing Tour with Montjuic Cable Car and Montserrat Tour

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  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2140BCNMONT

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Perfect for first-time visitors, this Barcelona Super Saver combines two popular tours that offer the ideal introduction to Barcelona's famous sights, including Barcelona Cathedral, the Gothic Quarter, Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and beautiful Montjuic Castle. Sample a glass of cava at the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) and take in aerial views of Barcelona's skyline, including La Sagrada Familia and the city harbor, during a ride on the Montjuic cable car. Next, enjoy a ride up to the Royal Basilica of Montserrat by cog-wheel train to explore, seee the 12th-century carving of the Black Virgin and sample local liquor. When booking these tours together, enjoy a saving of 10 percent!

Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
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  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
Barcelona Sightseeing Tour Including Montjuic Cable Car: (4.5 hours)
Meet your local guide in central Barcelona, and start your morning sightseeing tour with a stroll through Plaza de Catalunya; admire its many fountains and statues, and then wander along the narrow medieval streets of the Gothic Quarter. As you walk, your guide will explain interesting details about Barcelona’s historical sites. See many buildings from the 15th century, including Barcelona Cathedral, as you continue to Plaza Sant Jaume, where important government buildings are located, including the Palace of Generalitat and the Town Hall.

Next, board a coach and take in views of the Mediterranean Sea and Barcelona’s coastline on the drive to Montjuic, a hill near the coast that features many attractions. Pass the Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica), which was home to athletes during the 1992 Olympics, and drive by Port Olympic. Continue up Montjuic for a panoramic view of the city and harbor, and then enjoy a tour of Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi and Calatrava Tower. Next, visit the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) to see architecture and traditional crafts from different regions of Spain, and enjoy a tasting of cava, the sparkling wine of Catalonia.

Finally, board Montjuic cable car and take in aerial views of Barcelona landmarks such as La Sagrada Familia as you ride down the hill to Montjuic Castle. Admire the castle from the outside, then head back to central Barcelona, for a short lunch break (own expense).

Montserrat Royal Basilica Tour and Cog-Wheel Train Ride: (4.5 hours)
After driving through picturesque little villages, arrive in the small town of Monistrol to hop aboard your cog-wheel train for your 20-minute ride through the mountains. Gaze out at the glorious scenery, and hop out on the craggy mountain of Montserrat, a peak that rises to roughly 4,051 feet (1,235 meters).

The Royal Basilica of Montserrat has been one of Spain's most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta (the Black Virgin). On weekday afternoons, there is the opportunity to hear one of Europe's oldest children's choirs: La Escolania de Montserrat.

After hearing an introduction to Montserrat from your guide, learning about its importance in past and present times, use your free time (roughly two hours) to explore independently and discover the site’s magic on your own. Then, meet back up with your guide to enjoy a tasting of four typical Montserrat liquors and learn more details about the site by watching the 'Montserrat Inside Closed Doors' video, at the visitor's center. Later, travel back to Barcelona by coach.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Barcelona, near Placa de Catalunya
Departure Time:
9am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 6pm

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Tour & Train Ride
Code: ENBCNMONTCOG

Tour including a cog-wheel train ride up Montserrat, with English-speaking guide

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Barcelona Super Saver: Sightseeing Tour with Montjuic Cable Car and Montserrat Tour

Barcelona Super Saver: Sightseeing Tour with Montjuic Cable Car and Montserrat Tour

Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Entrance to Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol)
  • A glass of cava at Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol)
  • Montjuic cable car ride
  • Montserrat cog-wheel train ride
  • Liquor sample at Montserrat
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants travel free provided they do not occupy a seat
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Veronica A, October 2014

We chose to do this tour so that we could see the most of Barcelona in the 1 day we had in the city. We absolutely had the best day, even though the weather was overcast and showery. Rosa, our guide for both the morning and afternoon tour was excellent. she was able to give us so much information while keeping it interesting and amusing. Montserrat was beautiful and well worth doing. We would recommend these comnbined tours to everyone.

Reviewed by: Md Mizanur R, September 2014

This tour was amazing!

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