1. From Barcelona: Montserrat Mountain and Monastery Tour
On this early morning tour, beat the crowds and discover Montserrat monastery and its rugged surroundings before the throngs of other tourists arrive. Depart Barcelona and journey by air-conditioned bus to the romantic, rock-hewn monastery complex of Montserrat. Get an introduction to the history of the medieval site as you make your way through the beautiful countryside. Follow your guide directly to the largest building on arrival and learn the story of the abbey and shrine to the Black Virgin of La Moreneta that attracts pilgrims from all over the world. Then, get some free time to explore the town and get recommendations about contemporary art galleries and museums to visit or places to eat. Discover some of the best viewpoints to take in the drama of the sacred site at leisure.