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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride

  • A hassle-free day trip to Montserrat from Barcelona 
  • Avoid the hassle of coordinating train times with the cogwheel train and cable car
  • Listen to info crucial to understanding the significance of the monastery 
Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cogwheel Train Ride
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cog-Wheel Train Ride with bilingual guide
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Montserrat Monastery Tour from Barcelona Including Cog-Wheel Train Ride with bilingual guide
The mountaintop monastery of Montserrat is notoriously difficult to reach. Eliminate the hassle of coordinating times between trains and cable cars on a stress-free tour from Barcelona. In addition to a guided tour of Benedictine Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites, ascend Montserrat mountain in a cogwheel train that affords spectacular views. Plus, all entrance fees are included.
What to Expect

After convening at a central meeting point in Barcelona, board an air-conditioned coach bus destined for Montserrat, home to one of Spain’s most prestigious pilgrimage sites.

On reaching the foot of the mountain, hop on a cogwheel train, and learn about the effect that hundreds of years of erosion have had on the mountain. On arrival at the Benedictine abbey at the mountain’s summit, take a guided tour and admire La Moreneta, otherwise known as Our Lady of Montserrat.

After free time to explore the monastery grounds independently, return to your original Barcelona departure point by coach.

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1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interesting tour to Monserrat

We enjoyed our half-day coach tour to Monserrat, although the audio was not working & we could not attract the attention of the tour guide to tell her! She was very helpful when we arrived at Monserrat. Awaiting the cog-wheel train the guide filled us...More

2  Thank christopherhogarthw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Not worth the time or money

While it was nice to get a bus to the mountain, you would be better to take the train from Barcelona to have time to enjoy the area. The cog wheel is a scenic ride IF you are on the right side of the train...More

4  Thank Penny H
Edgar W, Director General at Julia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Penny, Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts on our Montserrat PM tour. I am sad to read that it did not live up to your expectations, but I would like to point out that all inclusions of the tour are correctly specified...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Excellent visit to Montserrat Monastery

We booked this with Viator and went with Julia Travel - the stunning views on the coach and train ride are worth the trip on their own. The monastery is beautiful and we were very fortunate not to have to queue too long to see...More

4  Thank eamf2017
Reviewed 26 May 2018
Truly amazing!!

By tour bus, it's about 1.5 hrs away from Barcelona. Truly a must see with very little walking involved, unless you walk up some nice trails leading to some outstanding views.Taking a bus tour, we were very limited in time to see everything. I would...More

5  Thank armandoa556
Reviewed 23 May 2018
well-organized, user-friendly, fun, affordable

We appreciated how quickly and easily we were able to book and take this tour. Our guide and bus driver to Montserrat were great. The bluetooth headsets were great, the guide was informative without being too chatty, and the 2 hours of free time were...More

2  Thank Beachwriter1
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12 May 2018|
Response from armandoa556 | Reviewed this property |
all depends on what time you leave. On the bus we took, it was approximately 6 hrs total. which included rt to and from the site.
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