NOTE: This tour includes a car service that will pick you up at your accommodation. Please tell us your hotel or apartment address in the 'Additional Details' box while adding the tour to your shopping cart.
Private Montserrat Day Trip From Barcelona
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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.
Can we see the boys' choir sing on this tour?
Yes, you do have the option to add a choir ticket during checkout. If you add this ticket, we will change your tour start time to 10 am in order to fit the choir show into your tour itinerary. Please note, the boys' choir does not sing on weekends or for much of the summer due to their school vacation schedule.
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.
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.
There are more than 6 people in my party, can we take this excursion with larger group?
Yes, we can run this tour with a larger group, it just requires us to adapt the vehicle size. Please contact us directly for pricing and scheduling.
Cayetano has been working in the tourist and hospitality industry in Barcelona, United States and South East Asia for nearly 24 years now and as a freelance tour guide for the last 9. He holds a bachelor´s degree in Art History, another bachelor´s degree in Leisure and Hospitality Management and an MBA. He was born in Barcelona and has lived most of his life here. Cayetano loves his job, his hometown Barcelona and his country Catalonia. He is eager to share his knowledge about Barcelona, culture, history, art and the Mediterranean way of life with visitors coming from all around the world.
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 the update of the official guide of the Art Nouveau architecture for the City Council of Barcelona and on another book 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, like studying a post-graduate course on Picasso at Universitat de Barcelona.
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