Early Morning Montserrat half-day guided tour
Excursions & day trips

Early Morning Montserrat half-day guided tour

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Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Varied
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours 45 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the world famous Monastery, immersed in the rugged nature of the area, and the iconic black Madonna
  • Arrive before most of the other visitors with comfortable private transportation from Barcelona
  • Your expert local English-speaking guide will enrich your visit telling you all about the history of the area
What to expect

On this half day tour you will depart ahead of tthe crowds from the centre of Barcelona allowing you to arrive at Montserrat before most other visitors. This precious time advantage allows you to enjoy a better experience and avoid the daily queues that form in front of the Benedictine Monastery and of the world famous Black Madonna statue.

Your transfer in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus will only last about one hour and during this time your guide will tell you all about the history about this fascinating site. The sight of the surrounding nature is absolutely breathtaking; take it all in as you do a brief orientation tour on arrival, and as your guide takes you to the Monastery. Wonder at the majesty of the Basilica with its gothic architecture.

See the famous Black Madonna, believed by some to have been carved in Jerusalem in the late 12th Century. This Romanesque statue, entirely made of wood, is linked to a mysterious legend, according to which the Benedictine monks could not move the statue to build the monastery and were therefore forced to build around it, becoming soon a pilgrimage site.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Return transportation in air-conditioned bus from Barcelona to Montserrat
    • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Food/Beverages
    Reduced price
    • Child (2-14 years old): Reduced
    • Infants (0-1 years old): Free
    Where

    Plaça Espanya, 9999, 08014 Barcelona, Spain

    Meeting point:

    In Plaça d'Espanya, under the Torres Venecianes, in Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina

    What to remember
    • Visitors must bring and wear a mask and keep a safe distance from others
    • This service ends at Plaça d’Espanya
    • This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended
    • We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours
    • Entrance into the Montserrat Monastery requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. City Wonders cannot be held responsible for refused entry due to improper dress
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    City Wonders
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.
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