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Full Day Barcelona City tour and Montserrat with Cog-wheel train

Full Day Barcelona City tour and Montserrat with Cog-wheel train

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Highlights

  • Full-day excursion of Barcelona & Montserrat
  • Enjoy spectacular aerial scenes
  • A Montjuic cable car ride
  • Entrance to the Black Madonna
  • Cog-wheel train up to Montserrat
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

Make the best of your travel in Barcelona with this tour that helps you explore the secrets of the city. See the rocky peaks of Montserrat and witness the iconic buildings of Antoni Gaudi. Then you can explore the Olympic Village and La Rambla. Enjoy the rugged beauty of Montserrat and see scenic views from the cogwheel railway. You can also taste local liquor before returning to Barcelona.

Itinerary

Enjoy an interesting walking tour of the Gothic Quarter and Born neighborhood during the first part of the activity. See the important streets and reach the Cathedral of Barcelona. You can discover the oldest part of Barcelona and stroll down the narrow streets. Uncover the secrets that the city holds.
 
Admire the medieval places and know about their historical importance. This guided tour helps you know the streets of the Born neighborhood and the Gothic Quarter. Visit places like Plaça Sant Felip Neri, Arc de Triomf, and Plaça Sant Jaume.
 
Enjoy a panoramic tour through Barcelona with an air-conditioned coach. Move towards the Mountain of Montjuic. Get captivating views of the city by riding the cable car. In the end, you can see the splendid views from the MNAC viewpoint. On returning, you will pass through Passeig de Gracia and see Gaudi buildings like Casa Batlló and La Pedrera.
 
The next activity begins in the afternoon from the office from where you will board an air-conditioned coach. Head towards Montserrat with one hour drive and ride the cogwheel train up the mountain and see mesmerizing views.
 
See the peculiar morphology of the mountain. Montserrat comes from the word Mont (mountain) and Serrat (serrated). Montserrat amazing beauty was declared a National Park in 1987 in order to save cultural and natural wealth.
 
Accompany your guide and see Monastery to know its architectural style and history. Here eighty monks live and abide by the rule of Saint Benedict in Montserrat. Witness the Renaissance and Gothic details of the basilica and sanctuary. 
 
Learn about the Black Madonna and Child in the Cave of Santa Cova. The Church of the monastery still has its woodcarving which you can visit. The figure is known as La Moreneta resulted from a varnish reaction. There are several churches other than the main area where you can visit. Enjoy the finest liquors and shop treats that are locally produced. You can also visit the audio-visual exhibition.
 
Now you can meet the guide and move towards Sitges. This quaint village is among the most captivating towns on the Catalan coast. Witness the narrow streets, experience cultural life, and delve into the beauty of beaches. The guide will give information about the charming town or you can enjoy exploring on your own.
 
Get ready! Book this tour and grab the golden opportunity to see the best with this tour and enjoy.

Schedule

Start Time : 08:30am  (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time)
Duration: Approx. 10 to 11 hours (depending on the seasonality)
Meeting Point: Julia Travel office, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Carrer d'Alí Bei, 80
(Please check calendar for availibility)


Inclusions

  • Montjuic cable car ride
  • Access to the Black Madonna.
  • Cog-wheel train up to Montserrat.
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors of the area.
  • Entrance to the audio visual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audio visual Montserrat”.
  • Transportation on an air conditioned coach.
  • Local Guide
  • Tour operated in both Spanish and English 
  • Radio guide system

Exclusions

  • Entrances to cathedral of Barcelona and Montserrat Museum
  • Meals
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Redemption Info

You must show your vouchers (Mobile/ Printed) at the Julia Travel office, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Carrer d'Alí Bei, 80
Ticket is valid to the travel date you choose.

Know Before You Go

Wheelchair accessible: The tour is not wheelchair accessible
Voucher Information: Mobile or Paper Vouchers are accepted!
Tour Operator reserves the right to change the itinerary or cancel the tour due to events being celebrated in the city or force majeure reasons.
The tour includes walking long distances, we suggest you to wear proper attire.
The duration of the tour includes transportation
From the end of January to the beginning of March the cable car is under maintenance (days to concrete). The service will be replaced by the Port Cable Car.
A dress code is required to enter the Basilica in Montserrat. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. No flip flops permitted.
Queues to see the Black Madonna may occur depending on season.
Any person failing to appear at the established time will not be refunded
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide.
Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions,there might be sudden changes in the route or on the schedule. In "normal times" Barcelona is a busy city, especially during special events, summer holidays and at weekends. Traffic congestion and road closures - may cause delays, reduced frequency and changes to the route. We’ll do all we can to provide a smooth and frequent service!

Cancellation Policy

No Cancellation Charges up to 24 hours before the chosen travel date. 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.