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Montserrat: Day & Half-Day Tours

Discover the stunning Montserrat, with three different tour options including wine and tapas, departing and returning to Barcelona

ABOUT THE Montserrat: Day & Half-Day Tours

This tour is operated by our partner Vinclass Castlexperience S.L.

 

Montserrat, only one hour from Barcelona, is a must-see destination for any visitor to Catalonia. With its famous monastery, jaw-dropping scenery, and even a winery housed in a 10th Century castle, this is a stunning day or half-day trip from Barcelona. There are three different daily tour options, all including wine and tapas or lunch, for this popular tour.

 

Option 1: 6.5-hour Highlights Tour

For those wanting to pack as much into their Barcelona trip as possible, this tour departs from Barcelona at 8:45am and is typically back in the city by 2:30pm. The morning half-day tour of Montserrat still includes a visit to the beautiful wine country, a local wine tasting and a traditional tapas lunch, as well as a local English-speaking guide to bring the fascinating history of Montserrat to life, however, the tour activities are more densely-packed to get you back to the city earlier.

Option 2: 7-hour Tour with Rack Railway Ticket

For those still interested in a more condensed tour to Montserrat, but not wanting to forfeit their holiday sleep in, we offer a tour leaving Barcelona at 10am, and typically returning at around 5:30pm. As well as the local wine tasting, traditional tapas lunch and local English-speaking guide, this tour also takes in Montserrat at a slightly more leisurely pace, giving you more free time to wander the area. This tour also includes a Rack Railway ticket, so that you can enjoy a scenic cogwheel train ride up to the monastery.

Option 3: 11-hour Full Day Tour

If you’ve got time on your Barcelona holiday to relax and take in Montserrat at a more leisurely pace, then this is the tour option for you. Leaving Barcelona at 8:45am, and typically returning by 7:30pm, this full and extended tour gives you a full day to soak up the wine country, discover the local traditions and to generally take your time in the stunning Montserrat. As well as the local wine tasting, multi-course lunch and local English-speaking guide, you’ll also have around two hours of free time to experience Montserrat, which you might use to see the famous La Moreneta (the black Madonna) or even to see l’Escolania, the boys’ choir. For wine lovers, you’ll also have more time to buy wine at the cellar, with shipping available.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
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Your Montserrat Tour starts at Plaça de Catalunya, 21, by the Hard Rock Café. Please look for the pink umbrella and try to arrive 15 minutes before the start time.

  • Discover the amazing mountain and monastery of Montserrat in a small group
  • Browse the souvenir shop and the Farmer’s Market
  • Explore the grounds of Oller del Mas
  • Stroll through the vineyards and the cellar
  • Tasting of three local wines
  • Enjoy a delicious local lunch
PHOTOS

TOUR SCHEDULES

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Option 1: 6.5-hour Highlights Tour
Next departure in : Saturday 14th Dec 20198:45 AM
Option 3: 11-hour Full Day Tour
Next departure in : Saturday 14th Dec 20198:45 AM
Option 2: 7-hour Tour with Rack Railway Ticket
Next departure in : Saturday 14th Dec 201910:00 AM
Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Shared transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Guided visit to Montserrat Monastery
  • Free time at Montserrat
  • Guided visit to Oller del Mas vineyards and cellar
  • Three local wine tasting
  • Tapas lunch with dessert (if option selected)
  • Multi-course meal at a local restaurant (if option selected)
  • Possibility to buy the wines tasted (shipping available)
What’s not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tips and gratuities
Additional Information
  • Maximum of 16 people per guide
  • This activity is operated by our partner Vinclass Castlexperience S.L.. This experience is not provided by us, but has been chosen by our specialists from an array of offers based on their quality and value, and have been tested thoroughly by them. In case of cancellations and refunds, Vinclass Castlexperience S.L. corresponding policy will apply
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