- 5 hours
Private Montserrat Day Trip From Barcelona
Guided tour of Montserrat Monastery
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Montserrat Basilica and Museum
FAQ About the Montserrat Excursion from Barcelona
Where does the tour meet? Where does it end?
Your guide and driver will meet you at your accommodation in Barcelona. Your driver will be waiting to return you to Barcelona at the end of the tour.
Do we see the boys' choir sing on this tour?
It is possible to see the boys' choir perform as part of the excursion, schedule permitting. Please let us know if this is a priority for you.
Please note, the boys' choir does not sing on Sundays or for much of July and August
Do we stop for lunch?
We do not include a break for a full lunch on the tour. There will usually be a pause mid-excursion for a short snack.
I have mobility difficulties. Can I take this tour?
This excursion is fairly walking-intensive, although we do have a private driver and can access the mountain via cable car. Please contact us if you have mobility concerns and we would be happy to advise on the appropriateness of the tour.
Will there be time to explore Montserrat on my own?
We typically return to Barcelona at the end of the tour. If you wish to extend your time with the guide and/or driver, please contact us about customization options.
Does the 5-hour duration include travel time?
Yes. This excursion is set up to include 3 hours on-site and approximately 1 hour each way in transit.
Cayetano has been working in the tourist industry in Barcelona for nearly 20 years now and as a freelance tour guide for around 5. He has an undergraduate degree in Art History as well as postgraduate studies in leisure and hospitality management.
Tate is an Official Catalan Tourist Guide, researcher and writer, formerly a university professor, who today combines her academic life (congresses, and publications) with touring in Barcelona and Catalunya for visitors interested in cultural heritage. She is currently working on a book on the architecture of cemeteries and on another one on "The 50 wonders of Gaudí". Holder of a PhD in Journalism and Communication, as well as a degree in Translation, she has written numerous books and guidebooks on the architecture of the XXth century, specially Gaudí and the Catalan Art Nouveau. Walking along with Tate is both fun and deep, and will give you an unforgettable experience.
Mariona was born and raised in Barcelona before moving to France to study a degree in Translation and Interpretation. Since she loves her home town, a return was inevitable and she began to show Barcelona and the surrounding area to locals and visitors alike. In addition to organizing cultural events and trips, she decided to study a postgraduate on Cultural Management at Universitat de Barcelona. She previously gave in-house tours at the Palau de la Música Catalana and the Sagrada Família. She's always seeking to build on her knowledge, currently she's studying a post-graduate course on Picasso at Universitat de Barcelona.
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