Private Day Trip: Magical Montserrat

Private Day Trip: Magical Montserrat

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  • Discover Beautiful Montserrat
  • Enjoy a day away from the busy city
  • Cheese tasting at the local farmers market included
  • Stop at a breathtaking viewingpoint
  • Enjoy a train ride through Catalan landscape
  • Admire the Santa Maria de Montserrat Church
  • Stop at a breathtaking view point

You will meet here: Plaça Espanya A

What you can expect

Traveling with kids?
It’s great to travel with kids, it’s even better with a Family Friendly Withlocals host. One who can make your child feel really special with fun-filled games, a city quiz, playful breaks and a prize to be won! All designed around your child! What’s also good to know is that kids under 10 join for free! One tasty treat for each kid is included, all others are on you.

Looking to discover Montserrat? Or would you like to go on a day trip to the surroundings of Barcelona? This private day trip is just what you've been looking for!

The monastery of Montserrat is hidden between a beautiful mountain range, just one peaceful train-ride away from the city. Ask any local and they will tell you how much they adore this magnificent place!

Your local host of choice will meet you at Plaça d'Espanya where you will jump on board of the train to kick of your day trip with a comfortable ride through the beautiful Catalan landscape. Along the way, your host will already share tons of interesting facts with you about Barcelona, Montserrat and of course your itinerary for the day.

Upon arrival in Montserrat, you'll enjoy a unique ride up the mountain by a cremallera, a special train that goes straight through the mountain range. The views are absolutely stunning and it's the best means of transportation to get to Montserrat comfortably and with the best view!

First stop in Montserrat will be the local farmers market to see the hustle & bustle of the vendors in the morning. Enjoy a delicious cheese tasting at one of the artisans before you continue for an easy-going hike to a viewing point on top of Sant Miquel. The view up there is absolutely stunning and you can gaze straight across the Catalonian landscape!

After a short break to relax and enjoy the view, you'll continue your way to the church of the monastery of Montserrat: the Santa Maria de Montserrat. Learn all about the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia to whom the church has been dedicated.

Your last stop to end your magical day in Montserrat will be in the so-called 'Holy Cave'. This shrine has been built on a remarkable location to hide it from the Moorish invaders and not everyone knows how to find it!

If there's anything you'd like to change to the tour, please feel free to contact your favourite host. The tour can always be 100% personalized for you!


This is the plan

Start
Meet your local host at Plaça d'Espanya to catch the train to Montserrat. Enjoy the beautiful Catalan landscape during a comfortable journey while your hosts already shares tons of interesting facts with you about Barcelona, Catalonia and of course Montserrat
Stop 1
Upon arrival at Montserrat you'll jump on board of the cremallera, a local train that goes straight through the mountain range
Stop 2
Enjoy a local artisan cheese tasting at markets of Montserrat
Stop 3
Go for an easy going hike towards the Sant Miquel viewing point to admire the breathtaking landscape
Stop 4
Visit the Santa Maria de Montserrat church and learn all about the patron saint of Catalonia to whom the church is dedicated
Final Stop
After a train journey to get back to Barcelona, your local host will help you get navigated for the rest of your day in the city by sharing tons of local tips about things to do and delicious local food to eat

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

Day trip details

Type
Private Day trip
Mode of transport
Car
Duration
5 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 6 persons
Meeting point
Plaça Espanya A
Guest pick-up
no
Confirmation
instant confirmation
Cancellation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkTrain ticket from Barcelona - Montserrat and back for each guest
checkTrain ticket to get up to the Montserrat Mountain for each guest
checkCheese tasting at a local Artisan

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
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  • With the host of
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  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.

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How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.

Done

Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.