Half-Day Royal Basilica of Montserrat from Barcelona

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Leave the city of Barcelona behind and escape to the mountains of Montserrat, on this half-day tour. You'll visit the Royal Basilica and its XNUMXth-century statue of the Black Madonna, and you might be lucky enough to attend a children's choir recital.

Highlights

  • Performed in French, English
  • Fully commented visit
  • Complete tour by bus/coach
  • Treat yourself to a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

After walking through quaint little villages, you will come to the incomparable setting of the craggy mountain of Montserrat, which rises majestically from the plain at 4.051 feet (1.235 meters) and offers incredible views.



The Royal Basilica of Montserrat has been one of Spain's most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th century Romanesque sculpture: the Black Madonna. From Monday to Friday around 13 p.m. there is a possibility to hear one of the oldest children's choirs in Europe, La Escolania de Montserrat.

On your way back to Barcelona, ​​you will make a stop at the port, where you can choose to visit the Barcelona Aquarium (entrance not included). There are a variety of restaurants, cafes, shops and cinemas in this area, so feel free to wrap up this tour and stay there to explore.

Do you want to reach the mountain of Montserrat by cogwheel train?
Upgrade and take the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride the cogwheel train. Traveling up to 4.051 feet (1.235 meters), the ride follows the remarkable shape of the mountain and offers spectacular views of Montserrat that can only be seen aboard the cogwheel train.



Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Departure from the center of Barcelona

Departure time :
09.30 p.m

Return details:
back to the starting point

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