Early Access to Montserrat Monastery

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watch_later Duration: 6 hours
people Adult From: $ 60.30 USD
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Early Access to Montserrat Monastery

Excursion Overview

Discover the jewel in Catalonia’s crown before the crowds arrive on this 6-hour early-access visit to Monserrat. With this tour, you will visit the Santa Maria of Montserrat Abbey with your guide. Admire the abbey’s impressive Gothic and renaissance architecture, and gain insight into the role it plays in Catalonia’s rich culture.

Tour Includes

  • Professional guide (Bilingual)
  • Entrance fees ( if included in your option )

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What You Can Expect

Relax on route to Montserrat, the famous multi-peaked mountain in Catalonia. With your ticket in hand, avoid the crowds and enjoy early access to Montserrat Monastery — widely considered the mountain’s top attraction.

Follow your guide on a tour of the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey before the crowds arrive, and admire the beautiful gothic and renaissance architecture. Gain insight into the spirituality for which the abbey is famous and hear how it ties in to Catalonia’s colorful culture. See the beautiful atrium and sacristy, get an appreciation of the talents of the singers, composers and teachers through the explanatory audiovisual showing the choir line.

Discover ancient history and rich heritage during a visit to the Museum of Montserrat. Explore the galleries and hallways, and learn of the losses the region felt during the Napoleonic War. Discover archaeological styles influenced by Cyprus, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Palestine, and marvel at 13th- to 18th- century paintings by famous by artists including Berruguete, Caravaggio, El Greco and Morales. Afterward, travel back to Barcelona to conclude your tour.

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that depending the time of the year, the tour can arrive at the monastery after the sunrise
  • Please note: All tours are run in both English and Spanish

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Centrally located meeting location in Barcelona

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Return Details

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