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  1. Spain
  2. Catalonia
  3. Barcelona
  4. Montserrat Monastery

Barcelona: Montserrat, Sitges, & Torres Wineries with Brunch

Product ID: 58023
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Immerse yourself in a world of Catalan viticulture at the Torres wineries, and discover the captivating landscape of Montserrat on an 11-hour tour from Barcelona. Visit the whitewashed, former fishing village of Sitges, and much more.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the wine making process of the Penedés wine region
  • Visit the Benedictine sanctuary of Montserrat in the Montserrat Mountains
  • Stroll the picturesque streets of the whitewashed fishing town of Sitges
  • Taste the liquors produced by the monks at Montserrat
  • Follow in the footsteps of the pilgrims who go to see the statue of the Black Madonna
  • Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Catalan coast from the comfort of a coach
Full description
Taste the wines of the Torres wineries, and discover the curious rocks and monastery of Montserrat on a full-day sightseeing tour from Barcelona.

Transfer by air-conditioned bus to the Montserrat Mountains to visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat and see its 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Verge Moreneta (“Black Madonna”). Marvel at the Benedictine sanctuary, founded in 1025 as a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia. Following a guided tour, you then have some free time to enjoy the fabulous landscape by yourself, to visit the local food market and the audiovisual exhibition, and to taste some liqueurs.

At the appointed time, you will meet the guide at the bus stop to depart to the prestigious wineries of the Torres family in the heart of Penedés, where you will discover and experience all the secrets about the fascinating world of wine. This visit starts with a commented tasting of two wines and a full local appetizer-brunch. Experience Catalan wines with all your senses. Learn more about wine production at the audiovisual exhibition that explains the history of the Torres wine producing family and their wineries. Then, board the small train that takes you to the vineyards of Mas La Plana. Travel back to the Middle Ages as you learn the secrets of the wine-making process.  

Next, transfer to the seaside resort of Sitges, one of the most beautiful villages of the Catalan coast. Take a guided tour of its picturesque old town as you walk down narrow streets and discover its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, cuisine, and boutique stores. Hear about the “Indianos” who left the village in search of a better life in America. After the guided tour you will be free to continue discovering the corners of the city and its magnificent beaches, or to go shopping in the old town.
Includes
  • Air-conditioned coach
  • Bilingual guide
  • Radio guide system
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors, handmade by the monks of the monastery
  • Entrance fee to the audio visual exhibition in Montserrat: “Espai Audio visual Montserrat”
  • Entrance fee and guided visit in Torres Wine Cellars. Tasting of two glasses of wine.
  • Appetizer-brunch consisting of coca bread with tomato and local cold meat and cheese (included until 31st October 2019)
  • Guided walking tour in Sitges
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The local partner's office at Carrer de Balmes, 5, 08007 Barcelona, Spain.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Short skirts
Know before you go
• Please be aware that some walking is included in this tour. Please come prepared.
• Proper dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts, or flip flops
• At Montserrat, there is a mountainous climate. Depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.
• Please remember to request a change in the usual menu if you have food intolerances or other dietary requirements when making your reservation, and wait for confirmation. If you do not notify the local supplier in advance, they are not responsible for not being able to serve you an alternative menu.
• For your comfort, a radio guide system is offered during the tour, in groups of more than 5 people
• The duration of the tour includes round trip transfers to the destination
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 68 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

Julia Travel Gray Line Spain

Product ID: 58023