Gay Friendly Private Montserrat Tour - Barcelona

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:45am
  • Departure Details :
    Your guide will meet you at your Barcelona hotel/apartment where the walking tour will begin
  • Return Details :
    Concludes at Plaza de España (Barcelona)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy a day in the Catalonian mountains and escape the hustle and bustle of Barcelona during this 7-hour private tour of the alpine monestary of Montserrat. With your personal guide, take a train from the city through the rocky mountains, then continue by cable car or another train to this peaceful religious sanctuary. Explore the abbey, see the Virgin of Montserrat, and listen to LEscolania de Montserrat one of the most famous children'schoirs in Europe. Do a little hiking and have lunch before returning to Barcelona. Train tickets, a city map, meals, and a gay-friendly welcome pack are included in the cost of the tour.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Lunch included
  • Snacks and Beverages included

Know More about this tour

Your private tour guide will meet you at your hotel or apartment to start off your 7-hour private 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 Mara 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 LEscolania 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!

During the tour we will talk about the city's gay history, lifestyle, nightlife ... We will make sure you have all the information to fully enjoy one of the most gayfriendly cities in the world!

Inclusions

  • 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 monasterys restaurant.
    Public transport tickets.
    A welcome pack with a bottle of water, a map of Montserrat, a city map of Barcelona y otro de los locales gay..

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Wheelchair accessible

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes

Please note: the boys choir does not perform on Saturdays

Please note: the boy's choir does not perform between June 25th and September 1st

Please note: the boy's choir does not perform during Easter Week