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

From Barcelona: Montserrat Small Group Guided Hike

Product ID: 75842
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Explore the historical and natural terrain of Montserrat mountain on a small group hike of no more than 8 people. See the shrine to the Black Madonna and the impressive Benedictine monastery.
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Duration: 9.5 hours
Starting time 8:05 AM
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  • Hike off the beaten path in Montserrat
  • See the shrine to the Black Madonna
  • Look for ibex in their natural habitat
Full description
Depart Barcelona and travel in air-conditioned comfort to the sacred mountain and monastery of Montserrat. Upon arrival, visit the monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat and see the Black Madonna wooden carving from the 12th-century known as La Moreneta (The Dark One).

Ascend to the middle of the mountain range, and enjoy panoramic views as you ride aboard the St. Joan funicular railway. Then, strap on your walking boots and brave the hike to the summit. Stop to rest when you reach the shrine, and enjoy a picnic lunch at a picturesque spot in the countryside.

Escape the crowds and discover a little-known area to look for Spanish Ibex and other wildlife in their natural environment. Return back down the mountain and pass more shrines before heading back to the monastery for the return trip to Barcelona.
  • Local guide
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Admission to Montserrat
  • Funicular up to St. Joan
  • 4-hour hike through the Natural Park
  • Accident insurance
  • Energy snack
  • Picnic lunch
  • 1-liter water
What’s Not Included
  • Funicular down St. Joan (you will hike down instead)
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Meet at Carrer de Provença 279, Barcelona 08037. The meeting point is near the corner of Carrer de Pau Claris and Carrer de Provença, in front of Hotel Praktik Bakery-Baluard.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Hiking shoes
Know before you go
• A minimum of 2 people per group is required
• This is a small group activity of no more than 8 people
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Wear comfortable hiking shoes (not walking sandals) and clothes
• Warm clothes are recommended in the winter
• Sunglasses, a hat and sunscreen are recommended in the summer
• Bring snacks and drinks
• The total distance hiked will be 11 kilometers (7 miles)

From US$ 113.68 per person

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Product ID: 75842