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Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery Visit & Lunch at a Farmhouse

Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery Visit & Lunch at a Farmhouse

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Enjoy a complete experience, visiting the Monastery of Montserrat followed by a 3-course menu with breathtaking views over the region.

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Duration 7.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a 7.5-hour guided tour of Montserrat
  • Ride in private transport with a professional bilingual mountain guide
  • Visit the Montserrat Abbey
  • Take a premium tour for a personalized experience
Full description

Take a day trip from Barcelona to visit Monserat. Take in the mountain views, visit the famous monastery, then head to a local farmhouse for a delicious dinner.

Begin in the upper part of Passeig de Gràcia. Then journey to the natural splendor of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain topped by a Benedictine Monastery. Montserrat is an ideal trip to spend a day in nature, just a few kilometers away from Barcelona.

En route to the Monastery, admire the Massif of Montserrat, a multi-peaked rocky range packed with needle-shaped formations. Upon arrival, visit the Monastery, which was founded in the 10th century and still functions with 150 monks to this day. 

It famously hosts the dark figure of La Moreneta, who is the patron saint of Catalonia. Your guide will explain the Monastery's history, which dates back nearly a thousand years. After the visit, you will have free time to buy a souvenir and take pictures.

Next, visit a farmhouse with stunning views. Enjoy a delicious 3-course menu; consisting of salad, barbecued food (with vegetarian and halal options), and dessert. Following this adventurous day, return to the center of Barcelona by private transport.

Includes
  • 7.5 hour guided visit of Montserrat
  • An expert bilingual guide to ensure top quality service and the best destination knowledge
  • Transportation in a luxury minibus to/from Barcelona
  • Visit the Montserrat Abbey
  • 3-course lunch at the Masia Farmhouse (with drinks)
  • Boys choir singing at the famous Escolanía de Montserrat (subject to availability; not guaranteed)
  • Free time
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app

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Date

Meeting point

Meet at We Barcelona Passeig de Gracia.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  The tour is subject to weather conditions and may be rescheduled or canceled
  • There is a minimum number of 2 people required for the tour to operate and if this is not met, you will be offered an alternative date
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 508 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Lovely trip-I especially enjoyed the lunch. Our guide was helpful and answered all our questions-pretty funny too. We have about an hour and 20 minutes at the monastery, which was plenty for us. The guide showed you around the area and then let you roam at your own pace. The art museum was very nice too. Traveled in a comfortable ~20 person van.

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June 10, 2022

Such a great way to visit Monserrat in all its beauty by way of small group with a confortable van. Our tour guide Mateo was awesome and so knowledgeable with a great sense of humour. He really pulled the group of 11 together and at the farmhouse lunch we all had a wonderful local experience with gorgeous food. The servers were so lovely too! Great experience from start to finish and great value for money! Thanks for a great day out!

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June 4, 2022

The best thing about this activity was the "Farmhouse Lunch". There was plenty of authentic, fresh food and wine, including a typical local dessert. Our guide, Mateo, was informative and friendly. We would have liked more time at the Monastery. Lines for everything were long and we really only had about an hour and 15 minutes to look around. The van was comfortable but the driver was 20 minutes late at the beginning and late at the end, too, which meant we were all sitting on big, hard rocks in the dirt parking lot. The price was right but if I were to go to Montserrat again, I'd go on my own.

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June 3, 2022

Product ID: 220668