Barcelona: Montserrat Tour with Cog-Wheel & Black Madonna

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Ascend Montserrat on this half-day trip from Barcelona. Enjoy a scenic ride aboard a cog-wheel train, visit the Royal Basilica to see the Black Virgin, and discover unusual rock formations.

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  • Have fun on the way up in a cog-wheel train
  • Enjoy priority access to the Black Madonna
  • Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat with your guide
  • Follow your local guide and learn about the history of the Monastery
  • Taste some of the finest locally produced liquors


Visit Montserrat Monastery on this half-day trip from Barcelona.  Scale Montserrat Mountain on the cogwheel train or the 'Aeri' cable car. Admire the beauty of the monastery's architecture and hear stories about its famed Black Madonna statue. Board a bus from Barcelona and set off on a ride to the magical mountain of Montserrat. Discover its rocky geography, beautiful scenery, local liquors, and cultural wealth with a guide. Follow your local guide through the site and learn about the history and architectural style of the monastery. Fall in love with the Gothic and Renaissance details of the basilica and sanctuary. Then, learn about the legend of the miraculous apparition of the Black Madonna and Child in the cave of Santa Cova. Visit the Church and see the Black Madonna. Enjoy free time to taste the finest liquors, shop for locally produced treats or visit the audiovisual exhibition once the guided tour finishes.


Transportation on an air-conditioned bus Guide Cog-wheel train up to Montserrat or Aeri Cable Car (depending on option selected) Access to the basilica and the Black Madonna Access to the Escolanía (if option selected) Tasting of 4 liquors Entrance to an audio-visual exhibition in Montserrat Radio guide system

Important Information

  • A 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 flip flops Please be aware that some walking is included in this tour, please come prepared and wear comfortable clothes and shoes Montserrat has a mountains climate. Depending on the season you will need weather-appropriate clothing The Aeri facilities are not adapted for people with reduced mobility. In this case, it will be necessary to make the reservation with the ascent to Montserrat by the cog-wheel train.

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