When you sign up for a Montserrat Tour you can enjoy a round trip train journey that will whisk you from Barcelona to the top of stunning Montserrat.
At the top of Montserrat you can spend time taking pictures of the graceful Benedictine monastery as well as the park, shrine and Catalan cultural center. There is also an engaging art collection here and you can check out rock formations and the Black Faced Madonna who is also known as the Virgin of Montserrat Basilica. To learn more about the cultural attractions you can follow an audio guide which will fill you in on everything you want to know.
A day trip to Montserrat offers you a welcome change of pace to the hustle and bustle of Barcelona and you can enjoy the aura of calm that presides in this beautiful setting. Montserrat means ‘Serrated Mountain’ in Catalan and you even spend time here sampling some of the local liqueur.
To get to Montserrat you can take the scenic train from Plaza Espana in Barcelona to the FGC station and then soar 600 meters to the top of the mountain which one of the most spiritual shrines in Catalan culture. Once at the top, you can tour Montserrat Behind Closed Tours and explore galleries with works by El Greco, Caravaggio, Picasso and Dali, which span from the 13th to the 20th centuries and this tour is perfect for anyone who wants to know more about Catalan art and culture.
- Train from Barcelona to Montserrat and return
- Lunch at the Montserrat