Montserrat Half-Day Trip with Tapas & Organic Vineyard

Climb into the Clouds by Cogwheel Train in a Small Group with Tapas & Wine Tasting

Travel Flexibly 5 / 5 See All 3 Reviews · 7.00h 16 max · Barcelona, Spain

Visiting the Montserrat Monastery is one of the top sites to see when coming to Barcelona. What better way to enjoy than with tapas & wine? Make your trip more memorable by joining our small group tour with a licensed tour leader for the day. Your tour leader will tell fascinating stories about the Monastery along the way. After the monastery, visit a vineyard for wine tastings and tapas! Admission & tapas Included.

Tour Details
  • Ascend the Mountain by Cogwheel Train
  • Sitting above the clouds
  • Montserrat Mountain
  • A holy Monastery
  • Black Madonna of Montserrat
  • Hike to the top
  • Visit a 10th Century Castle
  • Guided Tour of Organic Vineyard
  • Organic Wine Tasting
  • Tapas Lunch & Drinks

We will depart from Barcelona, leaving the traffic behind us. What awaits us is a place of mystery and magic above the clouds, with stunning scenery and nature. The name Montserrat means "serrated mountain," which explains the particular shape of the rock formation providing the many peaks and vantage points with that stunning views we will witness. Most famously, the mountain is home to the monastery dedicated to Our Lady of Montserrat, the favorite saint of the region. This full-day tour includes:

  • A Memorable Experience

  • Skip the Line Tickets

  • Maximum group size of 16

  • A Professional and Fun English-speaking guide

  • Ride up the Cogwheel to Montserrat

  • Delicious Tapas at a Local Restaurant

  • 3 Organic Wine Tastings

Scenic Ride

While you're enjoying the comfortable ride, your guide will start telling the story of this magical place in the clouds ahead of you. Montserrat has been considered a place of high spiritual importance by the locals for many centuries.

As you hear more about it, we will be heading higher above and further away from Barcelona and the sea, providing you with a stunning view from the window of your bus. Before you know it, we will arrive at our destination.

Place Above the clouds on the Cogwheel

You arrive by bus to the little village of Monistrol de Montserrat. From there you will take the " Cremallera de Montserrat" a cogwheel train above the clouds to the monastery. Enjoy majestic views as you climb the mountain into the clouds.

As soon as you arrive, you will feel the magic in the air surrounding this wonderful spot. Your guide will walk over with you to the monastery, explaining the history of the shrine. Your guide will also tell you where to go for a hike, where to find the best views and which local products to look for at the market. 

Sanctuary of our Lady of Montserrat

Your first stop will be a visit to the 11th-century monastery dedicated to Our Lady of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia. The monastery features a statue of the Virgin Mary which, according to legend, surfaced nearby during the 9th century.

Some accounts claim that the statue may even be older. The locals refer to it as the Moreneta or the "little dark one." 

Hike to the top

After your visit to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montserrat, you'll have an hour of free time to explore the area before reuniting with the group and your guide and going to the winery. We recommend hiking over to Creus de Sant Miquel for a fantastic view of the monastery and the surrounding area.

Local Market

Montserrat is home to a splendid market that sells delicious local produce every day, so make sure to explore this local gem after your hike! Your guide will let you know what the typical delicacies of the area are. You will have the chance to purchase local cheeses, cured meats, pastries and more. Enjoy it there or bring some home with you!

Tapas & Wine

After departing Montserrat,  we will then stop at an amazing winery for an unbelievable experience. You will taste excellent local wines and traditional, Catalonian tapas.

Enjoy the delicious food and drink at this stunning property that has been making authentic wines for centuries. On the way back to Barcelona you will have another chance to witness the stunning scenery as we descend from the mountain down towards the city.

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Amazing views and and super experience!
06 May 2021
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We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and would recommend it to anyone.

Spectacular experience!
05 May 2021
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Had a great time taking this tour with my family! Highly recommend!

Wow! What an experience!
05 May 2021
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Had an amazing time on this tour with my daughter. As a devout Catholic, Montserrat has been on my bucket list for years. The guide was very warm and fun helping us have just a truly spectacular day

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Near the Barcelona North Bus Station, you will receive exact directions upon booking

What to bring?


Full day transportation, pick up and drop off in Barcelona center, tour leader for the day, tapas & wine tasting.


Yes! A light Lunch of tapas is included in the price of the tour.

Where to meet?

Near the Barcelona North Bus Station, you will receive exact directions upon booking


No, This is a small group tour with a maximum group size of 16 people.


Absolutely, yes! We run our tours rain or shine.

What to Bring

Bottle of water and sunscreen. Outside of the summer months, it can be fairly cold at the top of the mountain. For this we definitely recommending bringing a light jacket.

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