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  3. Barcelona
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From Barcelona: Montserrat Monastery and Hike with a Local

Product ID: 156042
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Hike around the trails of Montserrat, the world famous multi-peaked sawed mountain with a local guide. Visit the Benedictine Abbey and hear the boys choir - Escolania de Montserrat. Enjoy a unique half-day excursion from Barcelona.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Catalan, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hike in the multi-peaked famous Montserrat, also known as sawed mountain
  • Enjoy a typical Catalan sandwich
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey and hear the famous boys choir - Escolania de Montserrat
Full description
After a half an hour drive in an air-conditioned minivan, you will arrive at Montserrat. Start your day by visiting the Benedictine Abbey and discover its amazing history. Montserrat literally means “sawed mountain” in Catalan, and it is called this due to its multi-peaked rocky range. It is well-known as the site of the Benedictine Abbey.

Once you have visited the abbey, get ready to start hiking from the monastery. Follow a beautiful path around the needle formations of the mountain and pass by many natural viewpoints that offer awesome views over the abbey and the forests. Continue until the highest point of the mountain, from where you will have breathtaking 360 degree views over the multi-peaked rocky range. On a clear day, you will be able to see the Pyrenees and Mallorca island.

After admiring great landscapes, taking some pictures and eating a delicious Catalan sandwich, you will start descending through a shady path between the needle formations and forests. On arrival back at the Abbey, hear the famous Escolania de Montserrat boys choir sing.
Includes
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional English/Spanish-speaking guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Typical Catalan sandwich
  • Personal insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Guide gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Passeig de Gràcia 26 (in front of El Nacional restaurant).

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note, the choir performance is only available from Monday to Friday
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Please wear hiking shoes
• Please dress appropriately according to the weather
• Please advise of any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
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Catalan Trails

Product ID: 156042