Montserrat Full Day & Santa Cecilia Monastery - English only

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Discover two of the most mystic Catalan wonders on our full day tour.
See the Black Madonna known as La Moreneta in the Basilica of Montserrat. Enjoy an exclusive visit of the sacristy by the hand of a local guide and imagine the many lives lived by the monks at the site through the centuries. Finally, you will visit the exclusive Santa Cecilia monastery and enjoy an audio guided tour of the same!
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Abadia de Montserrat, Carretera BP-1121 S/N, 08199 Montserrat Spain

You will start with a walking tour in which you will have an introduction about the monastery and the history of the mountain. Due to the legend of the Madonna, the mountain has been linked with spirituality. Besides the main monastery of Santa María de Montserrat, there is a great number of small churches and chapels, some of them abandoned. The main monastery stands at 720 meters above sea level. Nowadays there is a community of 80 monks that live there and follow the rule of Saint Benedict.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Montana de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat Spain

Later, you will take a short walk to the viewpoint of “la Creu de Sant Miquel”, where you will be able to admire one of the most impressive panoramic views of...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Abadia de Montserrat, Carretera BP-1121 S/N, 08199 Montserrat Spain

You will start with a walking tour in which you will have an introduction about the monastery and the history of the mountain. Due to the legend of the Madonna, the mountain has been linked with spirituality. Besides the main monastery of Santa María de Montserrat, there is a great number of small churches and chapels, some of them abandoned. The main monastery stands at 720 meters above sea level. Nowadays there is a community of 80 monks that live there and follow the rule of Saint Benedict.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Montana de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat Spain

Later, you will take a short walk to the viewpoint of “la Creu de Sant Miquel”, where you will be able to admire one of the most impressive panoramic views of the mountain and the monastery

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Escolania de Montserrat, Spain

Later we will attend to the performance of the chorus (subject to their schedule), which is one of the oldest boys’ choir in Europe, to finish later with the guided visit in the Sacristy

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Montserrat Museum, Montserrat Spain

After the guided tour you will be given about 3 hours of free time. Then, you can shop for locally produced treats, have lunch, visit the audio visual exhibition, visit the museum (if option selected) or taste the finest liquors made in the region. Besides the main area, there are a great number of small churches and trails you can hike to.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Santa Cecilia de Montserrat and Sean Scully Art Space, BP 1103 Km 5,4, Montserrat Spain

Join your guide back again around 3PM for the second part of the visit, an exclusive guided tour of the Sacristy. Back on the bus we will drive to Santa Cecilia, first monastery built in the mountain. This construction is located in a privileged and peaceful natural terrace with breathtaking views of the peaks. Enjoy the artistic intervention of the Irish painter Sean Scully and be amazed by its fusion of Christian and avant-garde artworks.

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance to the audio visual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audio visual Montserrat”
  • Exclusive entrance to the Sacristy
  • Radio guide system
  • 10% off in the Museum entrance fee.
  • Tasting of 4 typical liquors handmade by the monks of the monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Santa Cecilia de Montserrat and Sean Scully Art Space
  • 10% off in the buffet restaurant at the “Mirador dels Apostols”.
  • Entry/Admission - Abadia de Montserrat
  • 20% off in the Sant Joan Funicular ticket.
  • Admission ticket in the Montserrat museum (if option selected).
  • Exclusive entrance to Santa Cecilia monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Montserrat Museum
  • Bilingual official guide
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks (other than specified)
  • Gratuities
  • Ticket of the funicular
Departure Point
Carrer de Balmes, 5, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
9:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants travel free provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Note that the children's choir performance is subjected to the school calendar and special events of the choir and monastery.
  • 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 sandals
  • Please be aware that some walking is included on this tour. Please come prepared. We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • At Montserrat is a mountainous climate. Depending on the season you will need clothes to protect you from the rain and/or cold
  • A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination.
  • Queues to see the Black Madonna may occur depending on season.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.