The experience starts in the upper part of Passeig de Gràcia, before journeying to experience the natural splendor of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain. Topped by a Benedictine Monastery, Montserrat is an ideal half-day trip to spend a fun day in nature, just a few kilometers away from Barcelona. On the way to the Monastery, admire the Massif of Montserrat, a spectacular multi-peaked rocky range packed with unique needle-shape formations. Upon arrival, visit the Monastery, which was founded in the 10th century and still functions to this day, with over 70 monks. It is also well-known for hosting the figure of La Moreneta (visit not guaranteed), who is the patron saint of Catalonia. Your guide will bring history alive by explaining the history and ventures of this Monastery dating nearly a thousand years.Board the Sant Joan Railway to observe the area’s fascinating flora and fauna. The tour will continue a soft hike replete with verdant beauty while you admire a scenic landscape in Montserrat Natural Park. To recover some energy after the hiking, you'll taste the typical Catalan pastry, "coca de Montserrat"You'll have free time to visit the farmer's market and the cafeteria, check the souvenir stores, and The Escolania Boys' Choir of sopranos and altos based at Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. At the end of the day, you'll meet with your guide again to go back to Barcelona.
Be amazed by the Montserrat Abbey. Admire the views from the Sant Joan railway. Soft trekking in the Natural Park of Montserrat with best scenic views. Taste the typical Catalan, "coca de Montserrat"
Please be at Passatge de la Concepció, 7, 15 minutes before the departure time.