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Barcelona: Eco-Friendly Montserrat Hiking Experience

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Take an eco-friendly tour of Montserrat, hiking without leaving an ecological footprint. You will be provided with a zero-CO2-emission transfer with a railway journey from Barcelona to Monistrol village, with your entire trip led by a local guide.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 7:15 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience an eco-friendly transfer
  • Hike at Montserrat
  • Choose from 2 difficulty levels of hiking
  • Enjoy a private tour with a mountain guide
Full description
This eco-friendly Montserrat hike is a fantastic hiking tour near Barcelona which results in a minimal ecological footprint. Your guides will provide you with a zero CO2 emissions transfer with a railway journey from Barcelona to Monistrol village. This journey is led by a local mountain guide.

From Monistrol, you’ll start an unforgettable hiking experience. You can choose from 2 difficulty levels of hiking:

• Sports hike: 7 miles, with 3,300 feet elevation gain, lasting for 6 hours

• Performance hike: 10 miles with 4,500 feet elevation gain, lasting for 7-8 hours

Both hikes pass through a variety of terrains and landscapes of Montserrat.

This tour is a complete hike that will help you learn why the Mountain of Montserrat is a religious icon known all over the world. Throughout the route you’ll learn of the geology of the mountain, including many things that make it unique. You’ll admire many hermit houses where monks spend long hours in prayer, and following your hike, you’ll visit the Benedictine monastery, which is nestled in the cliffs of the mountain.
Includes
  • Mountain guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from the Rrilway station (Plaza de España)
  • Snacks
  • Private tour for a maximum of 12 participants
  • Hiking tour
  • Monastery visit
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer by public railway and gondola (about 8€)
  • Food and drinks
  • Funicular fees (if required
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenirs and personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You will meet at the railway station at España Square on the railway “Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya” station. The mountain guide will join you at this location. You’ll find your guide downstairs in front of the automatic ticket machine where you’ll purchase a shared return ticket to Monistrol. The cost per person is about 7,05€.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Refunds will not be issued due to late arrivals
• The dress code is mountain-sport clothing and hiking boots
• This tour may be operated by a multi-lingual guide
• Vegetarian snack options are available; please advise at time of booking
• The duration of transfers are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, the exact duration will depend on the railway operator
• This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• Although a light snack will be provided, please bring some additional snacks or sandwich and a bottle of water
• It’s highly recommended that you don’t use disposable plastic bottles to prevent plastic waste

From US$ 75.90 per person

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BarcelonaWalking

Product ID: 320708