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Montserrat Monastery

| Monistrol de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat, Spain
+34 938 77 77 77
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Benedictine monastery with a fantastic view of the surrounding hillside and town.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boys choir” (403 reviews)
“day trip” (395 reviews)
“cable car” (656 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Monistrol de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat, Spain
+34 938 77 77 77
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Reviewed today

The cogwheel train up to Monserrat is the way to go up and down, really. But the tour bus makes everything easy. Going on a Viator tour is convenient but they make the time much shorter. The bit about Napolean and then the Germans sacking...More

Thank EDMotion
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we took the viator early entry tour. easy to book online and get e-tickets. easy to find meeting location. very friendly guide, excellent english. she gave us great advice for things to do and history of the city as we passed to and from the...More

Thank Lidie L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An hr train ride from Barcelona. We got the tickets with access to the highest point, St Joan funicular. If you like to experience everything, even the trails, then it is a whole day affair. Do not make the same mistake we did which is...More

Thank jordan2487
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Catch the bus from the plaza at end of las rambles for a view of western Barcelona, a ride into and up the mountains--lots of scenery--to the large complex of the monastery, built over the ages into the mountain. Regardless of faith or lack of...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Barcelona. It was a terrific day visiting the complex and getting and inside tour. Please use the Official tour agents to get to places others are not allowed.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a booking with some company but they left before the specified time so i had to go there alone by train, it's just around an hour or less away from Barcelona. I took the cable car to get up there. The place is...More

Thank Tatiana M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked a half day private tour through Viator, which contracted Inside Travel in Barcelona. Our tour guide, Mariusz, picked us up at our apartment in the city at the appointed time and we headed out for the one-hour drive, stopping along the way to...More

Thank livebiglovebig
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely worth because of the mountains and walking trails alone. If you see a long line towards basilica, it is for the Black Madonna only. It may take very long time as they let in small bunch of people every 15 mins or so. Totally...More

Thank Marijanu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After coming to Barcelona for 7 years, this visit was long overdue. Just one hour away from Barcelona, this is very much worth visiting! You can spend all day here visiting the different trails around the mountain. Once you make it here, don't forget to...More

Thank miquel020
Reviewed 6 days ago

A visit to Montserrat is an amazing experience - the atmosphere & beauty of this place is breathtaking. On our visit this time we went to the Basilica in time to hear the choirs sing (around 12.30) & it was a wonderful experience. It is...More

Thank Lot1017
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Sherry S
10 August 2017|
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Response from Rich O |
It was 1:00 when we were there in June. It was standing room only in the church.
Sherry S
10 August 2017|
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Response from eliza836 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know. We were not told of them.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Travis T | Reviewed this property |
Yes the road is wide and paved, just winding. Lots of parking there too.