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Montserrat Small-Group Easy Hike with Cable Car from Barcelona

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Overview
Embark on an amazing experience to Montserrat, the magic mountain next to Barcelona. Small groups. Admire the wonderful holly Monastery, the Black Madonna, and then take the cable car to the top and enjoy a nice walk. Discover the charm of this mountain and the chapels of more than 1000 years old. Discover Montserrat from a different perspective. Listen and enjoy the Montserrat’s boy choir. Enjoy a soft hike with no difficulty.
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Passeig de Gràcia, 69
Passeig de Gràcia, 69, 08008 Barcelona, SpainIn front of a Benetton shop
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    Abadia de Montserrat
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Funicular de Sant Joan
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Half-day trip from Barcelona to Montserrat
  • Experience Montserrat by cable car and on foot with a light hike
  • Visit the historic Montserrat monastery and the Black Madonna
  • Small-group guided tour suitable for all ages
What to Expect
Escape the city streets of Barcelona for the mountain charms of Montserrat. Visit the Montserrat monastery, an operating Benedictine abbey founded in the 11th century, and join pilgrims from around the world to see the Black Madonna. Listen to the angelic voices of the Monastery’s celebrated boys’ choir (pending school schedules). Ride the cable car to the top of the mountain and admire the incredible views. Then explore with a gentle hike of the area (not recommended for travelers who experience difficulty walking). This tour provides a glimpse of a world beyond Barcelona, rich in mountain landscapes and religious history.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Passeig de Gràcia, 69, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
Departure Time
8:15 AM
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • One way cable car ride
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Abadia de Montserrat
  • Entry/Admission - Funicular de Sant Joan
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that even though the hike included is easy, it is not recommended for individuals who have difficulty walking.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a great guide for this small group tour of just 7 of us. It was a pleasant 1 hour drive to Montserrat, then took the cable car to the mountain top for the hike, which was about 1.5 hours. The hike was 'easy' although the terrain is quite steep in many places, so it could
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Response from BarcelonaTours, Owner at Montserrat Small-Group Easy Hike with Cable Car from Barcelona
Responded 5 days ago
We are very happy that you enjoyed the tour ! Just to inform that the path that you took the day of your tour, was not the usuall easy path that we usually take in this tour because the usual path was closed due to a small landslide. Thank you very much!
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I truly enjoyed the tour !! The guide was nice friendly and very knowledgeable!! We had enough time to take plenty of pictures and even enjoy a few mins of the songs by the boys choir!! Very beautiful peaceful and impressive place to visit while staying in Barcelona!!
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Response from BarcelonaTours, Owner at Montserrat Small-Group Easy Hike with Cable Car from Barcelona
Responded 14 Dec 2019
Thank you very much! It was our pleasure !
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Ferran, our guide of the Montserrat tour, was excellent. We enjoyed the tour very much, and Ferran provided us with loads of informative and interesting information which makes this tour a plus!! Thank you Ferran for a wonderful time!!
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Response from BarcelonaTours, Owner at Montserrat Small-Group Easy Hike with Cable Car from Barcelona
Responded 18 Nov 2019
Thank you so much !
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My friend, Claudia, and I were part of a small group tour (5 people) to Montserrat from Barcelona with Ferran as our wonderful guide. We beat the crowds, enjoyed the sights and appreciated the narrative that Ferran provided. He told us where to sit for the best views on the
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Response from BarcelonaTours, Guide at Montserrat Small-Group Easy Hike with Cable Car from Barcelona
Responded 13 Oct 2019
It was a wnderful day ! Thank you !
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My brother and I were as impressed as other reviewers with this excursion and Ferran. Montserrat was about 40 minutes away (in traffic), so it gave us a better feel for Barcelona and nearby areas. Once there, Ferran showed what a patient and considerate person he was by always
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Response from BarcelonaTours, Guide at Montserrat Small-Group Easy Hike with Cable Car from Barcelona
Responded 22 Sep 2019
It was my pleasure! Thank you!
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About the operator
By: Mont Escape
126 reviews
THSMTHS
Glendale, Arizona
12526
Awesomeness
This was our first outing in Barcelona and it did not disappoint. Our guide was phenomenal, as were the places we
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SockBeek
Ontario
28286
A beautiful day - stunning views
We had a great guide for this small group tour of just 7 of us. It was a pleasant 1 hour drive to Montserrat, then
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VKB67
Metro Manila, Philippines
140
Girona was worth it
I though the hike was too long and got a bit boring. David was an excellent guide though. Girona was amazing and
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Jenny D
2311
Fabulous Day
We had a fabulous day with Ferron from the moment the tour started to its completion he gave the impression that
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Linda S
Northfield, Illinois
20
Perfect afternoon away from busy Barcelona
David is an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable but not overly talkative. The costa Brava/Girona tour is
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eejayi2019
10
Excellent
Alan was a very informative and nice guide. He is so knowledgeable about everything, it’s like he is a walking
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PamR1548
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
234
Long day but some interesting sites
Unfortunately, in Quekalbs,all the restaurants had converted to their winter menus. So there was very little
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Travelingdoc84
10
Visit to Montserrat
I truly enjoyed the tour !! The guide was nice friendly and very knowledgeable!! We had enough time to take plenty
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Impluse
HK
20
Montserrat tour
Ferran, our guide of the Montserrat tour, was excellent. We enjoyed the tour very much, and Ferran provided us
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Lisa D
20
Montserrat and sitges
Our guide, Ferran was very knowledgeable. The tours were beautiful and amazing. He picked us up at our hotel and
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Dw92103
10
Montserrat and Sitges
We had a really lovely time with Ferran as our guide. The hotel pickup was on time and we got going very quickly
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paigeallen
Oceanside, California
911
What a Wonderful Day!
My friend, Claudia, and I were part of a small group tour (5 people) to Montserrat from Barcelona with Ferran as
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needavacation86
Boston, Massachusetts
42
Absolute highlight of our trip to Barcelona
This tour was a very welcome getaway from the crowds of Barcelona. Costa Brava is gorgeous and the easy hike on
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cisco289
Darlington, South Carolina
816235
Terrific!
My brother and I were as impressed as other reviewers with this excursion and Ferran. Montserrat was about 40
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98133
Seattle, Washington
31
Mt. Serrat and Sitges
Our guide, Ferran, is very knowledgeable. He answered my questions to my satisfaction. He gave us details about
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