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From Barcelona: Montserrat Hiking Day Trip

Product ID: 240572
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Get the opportunity to see the Catalan countryside and hike the Montserrat Mountain Range on a popular day trip from Barcelona. Enjoy breathtaking views, visit Santa Maria de Montserrat, and hike at your own pace with a local guide.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English, French, German

Pickup included

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Montserrat Monastery complex​ on a guided tour
  • Visit a local farmer's market
  • Enjoy a funicular ride up the mountain
  • Touch the Virgin of Montserrat icon
  • Savor a delicious gourmet picnic
Full description
Get ready for an exciting day trip to Montserrat from Barcelona. The views from the monastery are amazing and the hike is a great opportunity to check out the region’s natural landscape. Start you morning with a pickup from your guide and driver at your hotel and drive about 45 minutes to Monserrat.

Say goodbye to your driver at the base of the mountain and take a cable car or zipper train to the monastery level. Enjoy the breathtaking views as you ascend the mountain. Once reaching Santa Maria de Montserrat, a Benedictine monastery, your guide will pick up supplies of water before taking you to the Sant Joan funicular. The funicular will bring you to the start of the hiking trails and here your guide will present the different hiking trail options available to you. Review and select a hike between 5 different options ranging from 2.7 to 7.5 kilometers at varying levels of difficulty.

Begin your hike after selecting which options suits you best. Along the way you will stop for lunch. Enjoy a gourmet picnic while taking in the stunning views. Once you've finished your hike and are back down at the monastery level, your guide will walk you back through time to see the origins of the monastery. Explore its grounds and see important religious icons like the Virgin of Montserrat, one of the few Black Madonnas of Europe.

For some people, a visit to Montserrat is a religious pilgrimage. For others, it’s a visit to a unique mountain range offering views over Catalonia. Whatever your reason for take a trip to Montserrat, an unforgettable adventure awaits you!
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour guide
  • Funicular and zipper train tickets
  • Gourmet picnic
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This day trip welcomes families with children 12 years and older who enjoy hiking and being in the outdoors.
• During the booking process you will be asked for the name and address of your accommodation. ​
• Comfortable shoes are highly recommended. Running or walking shoes are acceptable and there is no need for hiking boots unless you are visiting in winter.
• Dressing in layers is recommended in the summertime and a change of shirt is suggested for the ride back to the city.
Organized by

Enchanting Barcelona Tours

Product ID: 240572