Montserrat Royal Basilica Half-Day Trip from Barcelona

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  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2140JTEBA07
Enjoy a getaway to the Montserrat mountains on a half-day trip from Barcelona! You'll visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat with its 12th-century carving of the Black Virgin and, after hearing its history from a guide, enjoy free time to explore.

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
After driving through picturesque little villages you will arrive at the incomparable setting of the craggy mountain of Montserrat, which rises majestically up from the plain to 4,051 feet (1,235 meters) and has amazing views.

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.

Having heard an introduction to Montserrat from your guide, learning about its importance in past and present times, use your free time (roughly 2.5 hours) to explore independently and discover the site’s magic on your own. Then, meet back up with your guide later to travel back to Barcelona by coach.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Barcelona
Departure Time:
9:15am
Duration:
5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Montserrat Royal Basilica Half-Day Trip from Barcelona

Montserrat Royal Basilica Half-Day Trip from Barcelona

Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Admission to Royal Basilica of Montserrat
  • Multilingual Official Guide
  • Tasting of 4 typical liquors
  • Entrance to Montserrat's audiovisual room
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants travel free provided they do not occupy a seat
  • This is a large coach tour with a maximum of 50 participants
  • Note that the children's choir does not perform in the afternoon
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide        
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Ana B, July 2015

Great tour guide and wonderful site to visit. Be prepared to get to the meeting place on time though. Our iphone gave us bad location info when using the map feature...so we ended up arriving at 9:20 vs 9:15 and the bus almost left us behind.

Reviewed by: Maegan W, July 2015

Not a lot of exploring time, especially since there were so many people there, but excellent experience!

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Tour code: 2140JTEBA07