From Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery, Easy Hike, Cable Car

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59 reviews

From Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery, Easy Hike, Cable Car

Activity provider: Mont Escape Tours
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From US$ 71.74 per person

Enjoy Montserrat monastery, the cloister and a centuries-old chapel on this excursion to the mountain. Take the cable car to the top and enjoy an easy hike while you admire the panoramic views.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Catalan, English


  • Visit the world famous Montserrat Monastery and Cloister
  • Take the cable car to the top and enjoy the astonishing views
  • Enjoy an easy hike in Montserrat's National Park
  • Learn details and curiosities about Montserrat, its history, geology and nature
  • Benefit from a small group for more attention and time
Full description

Escape from busy Barcelona on this 6-hour small-group excursion to Montserrat. When you arrive you’ll be in the capable hands of a certified mountain guide as you explore this popular site. Discover the charm of Montserrat mountain, visit the Benedictine Monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat with its well preserved 15th-century cloister. Discover hidden details, architecture and art from the 12th century to contemporary. Ride the cable car to the top and enjoy the magnificent view of the mountain and the national park. Take an easy hike to enjoy the fresh air and mountainous terrain and learn about nature and wildlife. Admire the magical and fun shapes of the rock formations and some of the chapels scattered throughout the mountain.

Enjoy your free time back at the monastery with the many things you can do.

  • Transportation
  • Qualified and government-certified guide
  • Cable car ride
  • Accident and civil liability insurance
  • Parking fees
  • Bottled water
  • Pick-up from a centrally located meeting point
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Food
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at 8:00 AM at Paseo de Gracia, 69, 08008 Barcelona, España.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Snacks

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Groups can be accepted of up to 12 participants
  • Bring some snacks to eat during the easy hike
  • You’ll need to wear comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 59 reviews

Review summary

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An amazing experience. However the funicular was not operating (no fault of guide) but rather than getting cable car we went down by train as suggested and a bit disappointed that we did not get the cable car. That being said our guide was Fantastic and would highly recommend the experience.

April 12, 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Montserrat. It was the perfect amount of time to spend there. We visited the monastery, had a nice hike up the mountain (about an hour(, had enough time to eat lunch in the cafe before heading down the mountain in the cogwheel train. The views were spectacular and it was a very pleasant day overall. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had a great demeanor.

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January 27, 2022

A varied tour with a hike, cable car ride, monastery visit and exciting information about the history and geology of Montserrat. The view from the mountain is unique when the weather is good and our guide imparted interesting facts about the place in an appealing and competent manner. A recommended tour.

May 28, 2021

Product ID: 57039