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Address: Monistrol de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 938 77 77 01
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Benedictine monastery with a fantastic view of the surrounding hillside and...

Benedictine monastery with a fantastic view of the surrounding hillside and town.

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US$53.15*
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Half-Day Guided Montserrat Tour in Barcelona
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US$107.39*
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Private Montserrat Tour in Barcelona
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Breathtaking Monestary

The Monestary is about a 45 minute train ride from Barcelona. It is well worth the time and will take up most of your daylight hours. When you arrive, the boarding site for the... read more

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Monestary is about a 45 minute train ride from Barcelona. It is well worth the time and will take up most of your daylight hours. When you arrive, the boarding site for the gondola is just steps away from the train station. The gondola ride up the mountain might seem overwhelming at first but it's actually one of beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's not too much of a drive up to a 4,320-foot Montserrat which I feel is Barcelona's little hidden gem. You will notice with its impressive Benedictine monastery halfway up the mountain and the views are just breathtaking. If you get there early enough, you will enjoy a dégustacion of local honey, cheeses, jams, among other delicious homemade samplings. If... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The 1.5 hour journey there is all part of the fun as you start your way skyward weaving in around and up the mountain, once the top you are greeted with a couple of restaurants all but one were closed during the visit and the 3rd had the most horrible food ive had throughout Europe and would recommend packing your... More 

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Montserrat is just glorious! It was a perfect day trip from Barcelona. Very easy to purchase the ticket from the Metro stop and an hour later, I switched to the funicular, which took me to the peak (another 20 min ride was amazing views!!) The choir was not there when I visited, and I still spent around two hours just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hearing the most historic boys choir in the world, receiving a blessing by touching the "Black Madonna" and standing in the Vortex in the courtyard were well worth the roller coaster car ride through the steep switchback mountains. This a must-see.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didnt really come here for the monastery but the views of Montserrat. Only a short trip from Barcelona by coach maybe 1 hour, worth it!

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Malacca, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Monserrat is a fabulous and beautiful place. The serrated mountain, the beautiful landscape and the fresh air make this place surreal. Its tranquility and serenity make one to reflect on herself / himself. The monastery itself is beautifully designed with classy architecture.

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

During our visit to Barcelona we decided to go visit this attraction which is outside of Barcelona, just a train journey away. First of all the prices are fair for the train which covers you entrance (by either cable car or train). When we emerged from a tunnel after leaving Barcelona, we were greeted with beautiful mountains and a scenic... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the reviews of Montserrat, we decided to keep aside a full day for visiting the Monastery and the surroundings. As had been advised, we commuted using a combination of the local train and the funicular which made it fast in the first part of the journey and scenic in the later part. Once at Montserrat, we first went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend visiting while in Barcelona. The rocky mountains are spectacular. The Monastery is very beautiful. The museum is definitely a must. We took the train from Barcelona - very easy to do and there are helpful people at the train station. We took the cable car. We had to wait close to 1 hour after we got off... More 

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