Montserrat Morning Tour with cogwheel train and priority access to the Black Madonna

Discover one of the most mystic Catalan wonders on this half-day tour. Take the cogwheel train and enjoy a breathtaking ride up the mountain. Walk aro

    We would like to show you some activities that you can do during your free time. Please, bear in mind that your free time is limited so you will have to choose one of the activities. If you want to enjoy a complete day in Montserrat, we recommend you our full day tour to Montserrat. - Montserrat Museum: wide variety of archeological artworks from medieval times to avant-garde style. Entrance fee not included on the tour. - Hiking routes: although there are plenty of trails to follow, we recommend you to reach the cross of Sant Miquel (approximately 15 minutes from the monastery) as it offers one of the best views of the area.
  • Cog-wheel train up to Montserrat.
  • Access to the basilica and the Black Madonna.
  • Access to the Escolanía (if the option is chosen).
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors of the area.
  • Entrance to the audio-visual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audio visual Montserrat”.
  • Local guide.
  • Tour operated in both Spanish and English.
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach.
  • Radio guide system.
  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Please check the schedule for the facilities you wish to visit at the site.
  • Please note this is a walking tour on arrival at the site. Wear appropriate attire.
  • This tour will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY 24 hours free of charge. Less than 24 hours or No Show 100%
Información esencial
  • DEPARTURE POINT Julia Travel office, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Please check in at the counter at least 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Contact for Julià Travel Gray Line Spain 0034 93 317 64 54 / [email protected]
  • Proper dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or flip flops.
  • Please be aware that some walking is included in this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY 24 hours free of charge. Less than 24 hours or No Show 100%

    Leave our office in Barcelona on an air-conditioned coach towards Montserrat. After a 1h drive on the highway, board the cogwheel train up the mountain and enjoy the amazing views over the area. Admire the Mountain’s peculiar morphology, which comes from the Catalan words Mont (mountain) and Serrat (serrated). World-famous for its rocky geography, Montserrat beautiful scenery was declared National Park in 1987 to protect its natural and cultural wealth.

    Follow your local guide through the site and learn about the history and architectural style of the Monastery. A community of 80 monks currently lives and follow the rule of Saint Benedict in Montserrat. Fall in love with the Gothic and Renaissance details of the basilica and sanctuary. Learn about the legend of the miraculous apparition of the Black Madonna and Child in the cave of Santa Cova. To this day, their woodcarving is kept in the Church of the monastery, which you will be able to visit. The figure is popularly known as La Moreneta (The Black Madonna) as a result of a varnish reaction.

    Besides the main area, there are a great number of small churches and trails you can follow. You will be given free time to taste the finest liquors, to visit the basilica and the Black Madonna and get a free gift, to shop for locally produced treats or to visit the audio-visual exhibition once our guided tour finishes.

Elija un fecha
No disponible