Enjoy an overnight tour to Montserrat Monastery, including an afternoon and a full day at leisure! Explore the spectacular mountain of Montserrat in the evening when it's the most peaceful. Visit the ancient monastery and hear the Escolania Children's Choir. After spending the night at the Abat Cisneros Hotel in Montserrat, take the funicular for some incredible views at sunrise. Complete your stay with some hiking or a visit to the museum, and enjoy a taste of local food.
Located just about an hour from Barcelona, Montserrat mountain is a place of wonder. Get there in the evening and spend the night in a nice and friendly hotel for a truly magical experience in Montserrat.
meet your guide in Plaza Catalunya from where you'll board a comfortable coach to Montserrat. Your guide will give you all the information about your tour and an insight of all that you can do in Montserrat during your free time. Upon arrival at Montserrat, you will get to explore the beautiful village at you own pace and feel the spirituality of Montserrat without feeling rushed.
Travel back to the medieval times by visiting the Basilica and Sanctuary of the Monastery. The most peaceful moment is in the evening during the Vespres, when the monks and children's choir sing with their angelical voice. Avoid the line and see the famous Black Madonna statue ("La Moreneta") that is inside the Basilica.
Spend the night and enjoy dinner at the only hotel located at the very heart of Montserrat: the Abat Cisneros Hotel, a charming former monastery dating from 1563! The rooms feature parquet floors, free Wi-Fi and TVs with satellite channels, and 24-hour reception. Many of them offer amazing views over the Monastery, the mountains and the Llobregat Valley.
Enjoy a good breakfast at your hotel and be ready for your next day in Montserrat, where you will be able to plan your journey as you prefer!
There is so much you can do in Montserrat. Enjoy the audiovisual exhibition and museum of Montserrat, featuring archaeological treasures from ancient Egypt, and stunning art collection with paintings by Picasso, Greco and Dali. Take the Sant Joan Funicular for some incredible views at sunrise! This is a great spot for hiking and climbing. You can also take a walk around the natural park, a place that is of interest for its vegetation, wildlife and climate. Or, food lovers can choose to go to the stalls to discover the local specialties such as honey and jam, and enjoy a tasting of mató (fresh cheese).
At the end of the day, you will be taken back to downtown Barcelona.
Sant Joan Funicular ticket
Entry to Museum and audiovisual center of Montserrat
Mató Fresh Cheese Tasting
1 night hotel accommodation
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Check in at Plaça Catalunya
Upon arrival at Montserrat, you will receive an introduction to the monastery and the activities you can take part by way of an orientation tour. Check in at the hotel with your guide's assistance and have the rest of the evening for yourself.
Evening at the Montserrat Monastery
Embrace the calm, tranquil atmosphere as evening sets in. Now you can admire the famous Black Madonna (La Moreneta) statue without having to line up. Attend the vesper service where you can listen to the transcendent voices of the Montserrat monks and the boys' choir with a more intimate gathering.
Stay at a pleasant hotel in Montserrat and enjoy your dinner (included).
Leisure Day at Montserrat
Have breakfast at your hotel (included) and be ready to explore Montserrat in earnest. Plan your journey out as you please.
Montserrat Museum and Audiovisual Center
Visit the museum showcasing ancient Egyptian artifacts as well as a priceless collection from renowned painters such as Caravaggio, Dali, El Greco and Picasso. Enter the audiovisual room for an interactive discovery of Montserrat's story and the abbey's inner workings. Try some fresh Mató cheese.
Sant Joan Funicular
Ride the funicular and travel up the rack railway where you can marvel at the sweeping views of Montserrat from the top. Once you reach the station, you can take several walking trails. Choose to take the railway going back or take a relaxing trek back to the monastery through one of the routes.
At your own expense, you can have lunch at a restaurant in the monastery area and sample some local Montserrat specialties such as honey and jam in the museum area.
Meet your guide and return to Barcelona
Tour ends at Plaça Catalunya
Price & Options
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Warm weather can be expected from June to September while cold weather sets in from December to February. The rest of the year has mild weather. Please dress accordingly.
The Escolania children's choir sings in the evening on school dates from Monday to Thursday, together with the Montserrat monks. On Fridays the Vespers, Salve Regina and Motet will be performed by the Montserrat monks.
Silence must be observed inside the church so the guide will give all the explanations outside.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 15:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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