Montserrat Guided Visit with Rack Railway Ride and Hike & Optional Sitges Tour - Small Groups

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What To Expect

Enjoy on an amazing small group experience to Montserrat, the magic mountain next to Barcelona. Admire the wonderful holly Monastery including the Black Madonna, Montserrat's boy choir and the Montserrat Museum. Take the Montserrat Rack Railway to the top of Montserrat mountain for a nice hike in the Natural Park of Montserrat. Go to Sitges in the afternoon and discover its beaches, winding alleys and promenade.

Highlights

  • Visit Montserrat Monastery, its Basilica and Museum

  • Ride the Montserrat Rack Railway and admire the amazing views

  • Explore the hiking trails of the Natural Park on Montserrat according to your physical condition

  • Hike to the Chapel of Santa Magdalena, one of the highest points of Montserrat mountain for fantastic photo opportunities

  • Enjoy an optional guided visit of the charming coastal city of Sitges

  • Small group tour with a local expert guide and pick up from your hotel lobby!

Specifications

Type:
Day tours from Barcelona
Departs From:
Barcelona
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up (only for the full day tour option)
Duration:
6 or 9 hours according to the option selected
Availability:
daily at 8:15 AM
Product Code:
14605
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

Enjoy a half-day small group tour to Montserrat or a full-day small group tour to Montserrat and Sitges according to the option selected.

You will be picked up at your hotel or at your meeting point before heading to the amazing mountain of Montserrat famous for Santa Maria de Montserrat benedictine abbey. Visit the wonderful Monastery of Montserrat and the sanctuary of the Mare de Déu de Montserrat where you'll find the Virgin of Montserrat. Known as the black virgin, it is Catalonia's favourite saint. Explore chapels of more than 1000 years old and listen at the Escolania, Montserrat's Boys' Choir, one of the oldest choirs in Europe, that performs during religious ceremonies and communal prayers in the basilica.

Visit Montserrat Museum that is housed in the basilica and admire the works of art of El Greco, Dalí and Picasso to name a few.

Take the Montserrat Rack Railway from Montserrat to Sant Joan station and see Montserrat Monastery from a different perspective! Explore Montserrat Hiking Trails depending on your preferences. Hike to the hermitages of Sant Joan, Sant Onofre i Santa Magdalena, located over 1,000 metres above sea level to discover spaces of retreat and contemplation. You can also admire the views from the top of Montserrat mountain at Santa Magdalena Chapel and viewpoint.

Hike back to the Montserrat Monastery where we'll get on our minibus to go back to the meeting point in Barcelona or continue to Sitges according to the option selected.

Before touring the Mediterranean coastal town of Sitges with your guide, enjoy some free time to have a traditional catalan lunch. Your guide will point out several good restaurants for you.

Afterwards we will enjoy a pleasant walk along Sitges sea-front promenade and its colonial buildings. Learn about Sitges history and cultural importance.

We will also visit the magnificent church of Sant Bertomeu and Santa Tecla overlooking the Mediterranean sea.

You will be droped off at your hotel after the tour.

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if Full-Day tour is selected)

  • Transportation in a 6 or 8-seat minibus

  • Professional tour guide

  • Ticket to Montserrat Monastery

  • Guided Visit of Montserrat Monastery including the Basilica and the Museum

  • Montserrat Rack Railway ride

  • Hike in the Natural Park of Montserrat (from 45min to 1 hour and 1/2 depending on your preference)

  • Free time in Sitges if Sitges option is selected

  • Sitges guided visit if Sitges option is selected

  • Visit of Sant Bertomeu and Santa Tecla if Sitges option is selected

  • Small group of 14 people maximum

  • Bottled water

  • Accident and civil liability insurance

Excludes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if Half-Day tour is selected)

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Meals

Please Note

  • A minimum of 2 people are required for this tour to operate. If the minimum is not met, the tour will be cancelled and will be fully refunded.

  • A 50% discount applies for children aged 5 to 12. Free for children under 5 but this tour is not recommended for them.

  • Please bring comfortable shoes, some snacks and warm clothes in winter (from November to March).

  • Hotel pick-up is provided for Full-Day tours only. If you select the Half-Day tour option upon booking, you will have to meet your guide at Passeig de gracia 69 in Barcelona.

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% Cancellation Fee (Non-refundable): 3 days prior to date of activity.

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