What To Expect
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 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 hotels 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.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
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
Tips and gratuities
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.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
5 hours and 30 minutes