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From Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery, Easy Hike, Cable Car

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From Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery, Easy Hike, Cable Car

From US$ 73.58 per person

See the historic Montserrat Monastery, the Black Madonna, and a centuries-old chapel on this excursion to the mountain from Barcelona. Take the cable car to the top and enjoy an easy hike while you admire the panoramic views of the area.

About this activity

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Duration 6 hours
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Spanish, Catalan, English


  • Visit the Montserrat Monastery and see the famed Black Madonna
  • Take the cable car to the top and enjoy the astonishing views
  • Enjoy listening to the Montserrat boys’ choir on weekdays
  • Enjoy an easy hike in Montserrat's natural park
Full description
Escape from busy Barcelona on this 6-hour excursion to Montserrat. When you arrive you’ll be in the capable hands of a certified mountain guide as you explore this popular site. Discover the charm of Montserrat mountain, visit the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat with its Black Madonna, or Virgin of Montserrat, and admire the chapel in the monastery garden. If you’re visiting on a school day, you may also be able to enjoy listening to the famed Montserrat boys’ choir. Ride the cable car to the top, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of the region. Take an easy hike to appreciate the fresh air and mountainous terrain.
  • Transportation
  • Qualified and government-certified guide
  • Cable car ride
  • Accident and civil liability insurance
  • Parking fees
  • Bottled water
  • Pick-up from a centrally located meeting point
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Food
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

8:15 AM at Paseo de Gracia, 69, 08008 Barcelona, España

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Snacks

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Groups can be accepted of up to 12 participants
  • The Montserrat boys’ choir performs from Monday-Friday on school days only
  • Bring some snacks to eat during the easy hike
  • You’ll need to wear comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 28 reviews

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A varied tour with a hike, cable car ride, monastery visit and exciting information about the history and geology of Montserrat. The view from the mountain is unique when the weather is good and our guide imparted interesting facts about the place in an appealing and competent manner. A recommended tour.

May 28, 2021

Amazing tour from start to finish! Our guide was friendly, knowledgable, and fun to tour with. Had enough time to tour the monastery, including seeing the Black Madonna, do a perfectly paced scenic hike (even saw wild goats), and have some free time to roam the monastery area. Would suggest this as a day trip to anyone who visits Barcelona and definitely this tour company.

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February 9, 2020

Our guide David was excellent, both during the 2-way bus trip and at the monastery. The monastery was OK but without the views, the trip up the mountain in the funicular railway and the hike back down (including a trail and 800 concrete steps), probably not worth a visit, at least for me.

January 5, 2020

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