Historical Montserrat Half-Day Hiking Tour From Barcelona

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 6 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:05am
  • Departure Details :
    Central Barcelona, or your hotel lobby - if option selected, you must provide your hotel details in the Special Requirements Box at time of booking
  • Return Details :
    Central Barcelona or your hotel (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Get a dose of history, culture, and nature during this 6.5-hour tour to Montserrat from Barcelona. With your guide and small group of 8 or fewer people, explore theBasilica of Montserrat, take the glass-top St. Joan funicular to the middle part of the Montserrat mountain range, then spend a pleasant 2-hours hiking pastauthentic "hermitages" (retreats) where the first inhabitants of Montserrat gathered more than a thousand years ago. The tour ends at the monastery and a drive backtocentral Barcelona. Special pricing for children.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Begin the tour at 8:05am, when your driver/guide picks you up from central Barcelona. Drive north into the mountainous countryside for about an hour in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle as you take in the striking rocky scenery around you. Upon arriving at the ancient religious site of Montserrat, skip the lines to see Santa Maria de Montserrat the mountains Benedictine monastery and its 12th-century wooden carving La Moreneta ("The Black Madonna").

With your small group of 8 or less people, ride the glass-topped St. Joan funicular railway and take in spectacular views of the monastery and the mountain on your way up. Hike for 2 hours at Montserrat Natural Park; different routes can be selected depending upon the group's preference. Pass thousand-year-old hermitages and hear stories about the important roles they played became during the Spanish Independence War in the early 19th century.

After hiking back down to the monastery you'll have the opportunity to taste a variety of natural food products from local vendors, and to purchase lunch before your drive back to Barcelona around 2:30pm.

Elevation Gain/Loss: +180 m (+600 ft)/ -400 m (-1.300 ft)
Duration: 6.5 hours
Active Hiking Time: 2 hours
Total distance hiked: 6 km (3,7 mi)

Inclusions

Local guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Transportation by private vehicle

Special pricing for children

2-hour hike through the Natural Park

Accident insurance/health assistance

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

In case you pick the option: "Hotel Pick up" advise your hotel details in the Special Requirements Box at time of booking please

Group tour limited to 8 people

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please bring comfortable clothes, walking shoes, warm clothing in winter, and sunscreen in summer

Please bring snacks and drinks to this tour in case you need them

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

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