Then, visit surreal buildings of one of the world’s most famous architects, Antoni Gaudi. Head to one of his most extraordinary creations, the still unfinished La Sagrada Familia, and stop by Casa Batlo.
See interesting modern buildings like Casa Amataller and Casa Morera on the luxurious shopping strip of Passeig de Gracia. Continue up into the hills to see Gaudi’s lovely urban park, Park Guell, full of multi-colored mosaic sculptures and fairytale houses.
Next, depart Barcelona for a short trip to Montserrat, a nearby mountain, and admire sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. Take a walk through the park and learn about Montserrat’s history from your guide, who’ll point out local shops selling cheese and jam.
Reach Montserrat Basilica, where thousands of pilgrims have journeyed over the century. Learn about the legend of the Black Virgin and, if you’re lucky, catch a performance by La Escalonia, the oldest children's choir in Europe. You’ll then return to the Barcelona port to board your cruise ship.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to Port of Barcelona for this activity. In the rareevent your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your moneywill be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
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Barcelona Shore Excursion: Small-Group Tour of Barcelona and Montserrat
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
- Entrance fee to Park Güell
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Montserrat cogwheel
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Space for cruisers with luggage is available during the tour
- Your luggage can be stored in the vehicle during the tour
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: donwtom, September 2016
The guide, Marta was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English.
There was plenty of time to take pictures at all the stops.
We liked being picked up at the cruise terminal and dropped off at the airport after the tour.
Reviewed by: ivanportnoy, August 2016
Our tour with Marta was everything we expected. Marta was extremely informative about the sites we visited.