Why do people go to Montserrat?
Just 50 km (31 miles) west of Barcelona, Montserrat is both a religious site and nature-lovers paradise. The monastery is worth the trip alone, however, it’s also one of the top hiking locations in Spain.
How do you get to Montserrat?
There are a few trains that run to the foot of the mountain from Barcelona. You’ll then hop on a cable car to the top of the mountain. You can also rent a car. Read this blog post for more info.
What are the best tours of Montserrat?
Here are a few we love:
Is transportation to Montserrat included in The Tour Guys tours?
Yes! When booking with us, we take the hassle out of transportation. All of our tours that go to and from Barcelona include transportation. All you have to do is enjoy the views.
How long should I spend in Montserrat?
It's at least a 6-hour day with transportation. There are many different activities to do and sites to see, it can easily be a full day trip. Check out this list of The Top 12 Things To Do In Montserrat.
Do tours ever have to wait in line?
Sometimes, yes. Tours to major monuments must go through security which tends to get backed up.
Do I need a ticket to visit Montserrat?
If you are just hiking around the area, you won’t need to buy any tickets. If you are interested in entering any of the museums or seeing Our Lady of Montserrat, it’s recommended you purchase tickets in advance. Entry to the basilica and to see the Black Madonna are also free.
Are tickets included with The Tour Guy tours of Montserrat?
Most of our tours include a stop at Our Lady of Montserrat which is included in the price of your tour.
Is a tour of Montserrat worth it?
Absolutely. We take care of the complicated transportation for you and have crafted thoughtful itineraries so you can take advantage of all that Montserrat has to offer, built-in free time included. Our experienced local guides have extensive knowledge of the history of this incredible site, you’ll be happy you spent the day out of the city.
When should I visit Montserrat?
You will experience fewer crowds visiting during the off season (December and January) and on weekdays.
What are the top things to see in Montserrat?
Listen to the renowned Montserrat boys’ choir, visit the local market, or take a hike to Santa Cova. There’s no shortage of things to do when visiting Montserrat. Visit the blog for a full list.
Does Montserrat have a dress code?
If you plan to enter any religious sites during your time, be sure to dress modestly. Shoulders should be covered; shorts and skirts should be knee length and flip-flops are not permitted. Entry may be denied if you are not in proper dress.
Where should we stay in Barcelona?
Choosing the perfect area can make or break a trip, so we’ve broken down the top four areas in Barcelona to help you choose the right neighborhood for you.
Are there good restaurants near Montserrat?
Our local guides shared their favorite spots on the blog. Here are a few we love:
Bar De La Plaça
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