Montserrat and Cava Route Small-Group Day Trip from Barcelona

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Combine mountains, history, and wine, on this tour of Montserrat and the vineyards of Freixenet. The visit takes place over one day, in a small group, by minibus, departing from Barcelona. You'll travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and receive personal attention from your professional guide. The number of participants is limited to 15 people to guarantee a personalized visit with your guide.

Highlights

  • Done in English
  • Small group minibus tour
  • Perfect introduction for a first discovery
  • Visit with local guide

Departing from Barcelona, ​​you will head straight to Montserrat to visit the Royal Basilica where the famous 12th century statue of the Black Madonna sits. At 13 pm on weekdays there is the possibility of hearing one of the oldest children's choirs in Europe, the Escolania de Montserrat. While you are here you will have time to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, go for a walk or a ride on the cog railway or funicular up the mountain.



In the afternoon, leave Montserrat and visit one of the most famous wine producers in the Penedès region, Freixenet. Visit their cellars with an extensive sample of products and learn why this sparkling wine has gained international fame.



Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Place Catalunya

Departure time :
09.00 p.m

Return details:
Return to the starting point at 19:00 p.m.

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