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Montserrat with Cog-Wheel Train and entry to Black Madonna - Skip the Line

Montserrat with Cog-Wheel Train and entry to Black Madonna - Skip the Line

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Highlights

  • Take in the breathtaking scenery as you ascend the mountain by cog-wheel train to Montserrat
  • Hear from an experienced local guide about the Monastery's history and architectural design.
  • Learn about the myth surrounding the miraculous appearance of the Madonna and Child in Santa Cova's cave.
  • Get a taste of four regional libations while exploring the audio-visual display in Montserrat
  • Witness the wood carving of La Moreneta, the Black Madonna, in the monastery's church.
  • Smartphone Voucher Accepted! No need to print.

Overview

This afternoon tour to Montserrat is a must-do if you're looking for a distinctive and unforgettable experience in Catalonia. The stunning National Park, with its unusual morphology, rocky topography, and amazing views, will be yours to explore. You'll explore the history and architecture of the Monastery, which houses 80 monks and is rich in lore and tradition, under the direction of an informed local guide. Additionally, you can explore the audio-visual exhibition and sample some local booze during your free time. This tour is the ideal way to discover Montserrat's natural beauty and rich culture because it includes transportation on an air-conditioned bus and a trip up the mountain on a cog-wheel train.

Itinerary

The Montserrat afternoon tour is a fun and educational journey that takes you deep inside Catalonia's National Park. The journey starts with a relaxing, air-conditioned coach ride out of Barcelona's city centre to Montserrat Mountain, which is only 60 kilometres distant.

You will board a cog-wheel train at your destination for a beautiful ride up the mountain. The vistas are really magnificent, and you can't help but be amazed by the unusual morphology of Montserrat's rocky terrain. You will stop by the Monastery, which is home to a community of 80 monks who adhere to Saint Benedict's rule, as you ascend.

You will tour the Monastery with a competent local guide who will share intriguing details about its past and architectural design. You may visit the wood sculpture of La Moreneta, the Black Madonna, which is maintained in the Church of the monastery, and you can read about the tradition of the miraculous appearance of the Madonna and Child in the cave of Santa Cova.

You will have some free time to explore the neighbourhood after the guided tour. You have the option of trying four regional specialties, shopping for delicacies made in the area, or going to the audiovisual show in Montserrat. The exhibit offers an enthralling look into the region's history, culture, and religious significance.

This Montserrat afternoon tour is a wonderful way to experience the beauty and culture of Catalonia's National Park because it includes comfortable transportation, an informed guide, and breathtaking views. So what are you waiting for, go ahead and book your tickets now!

Schedule

Schedule:
Timings: From April to October Daily except Tuesday at 03:00pm (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time)
Timings: From November to March, Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 02:00pm  (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the departure time)
Duration: Approx. 4.5 hours.
Meeting Point: Julia Travel office, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Carrer d'Alí Bei, 80
(Please check Calendar for availibility)


Inclusions

  • Access to Black Madonna
  • Transportation on an air conditioned coach
  • Cog -wheel train up to Montserrat
  • Local guide
  • Multilingual tour (Spanish & English)
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors of the area
  • Entrance to the audio visual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audio visual Montserrat”

Exclusions

  • 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
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.

This tour will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide.

A dress code is required to enter to the venue. 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.

Disclaimer: Due to traffic issues, public holidays, weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances, 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.