Montserrat Monastery and Mountain Hike from Barcelona

Half Day Hike

Undertake a physical and spiritual journey to the mystical mountaintop retreat of Montserrat on this 6-hour combination sightseeing and hiking trip. Travel to this ancient religious site, exploring the Benedictine monastery and hike amidst the scenic landscape and hidden ‘hermitages’ of the Montserrat range.

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PRICE

Adults: € 65 per person (VAT included)

Includes:

– A Professional Mountain Guide.
– 2-3 hour hike through Montserrat Natural Park.
– Accident insurance. Health assistance.

Excludes:

– Gratuities (optional)
– Food and drinks

Undertake a physical and spiritual journey to the mystical mountaintop retreat of Montserrat on this 6-hour combination sightseeing and hiking trip. Travel to this ancient religious site, exploring the Benedictine monastery and hike amidst the scenic landscape and hidden ‘hermitages’ of the Montserrat range. A guide and admission fees and are also included.

We will visit the most impressive mountain in Catalonia. In one hour driving to the north in a air conditioned and comfortable Van we are in the sacred Monastery of Montserrat surrounded by the majestic rocky pinnacles of the Nature Park. The peaceful area gives rise to a large doses of adventure and mystery.

We spend the first part of the tour visiting the abbey of Montserrat, home of the famous Virgin of Montserrat, popularly known as La Moreneta.

Afterwards we hike to the top of the Nature Park of Montserrat. Views will leave you speechless. We discover the paths less walked of the magnificent Montserrat and uncover the secrets of the most impressive parts of this rock formation. We see the sanctuary from the distance, which has been in use for almost 1.000 years for pilgrims, who have been inspired by this spectacular mountain.

Returning back to Barcelona center around 14:00

We’ll return to the meeting point in Barcelona at around 17:00.

– Group: 1 to 8 people plus the guide. Check with us for groups of more than 8 people.

– What to Bring: Small backpack, hiking footwear, raincoat, polar fleece or similar warm layer, sunglasses. In summer, also bring a hat and sunscreen.

– We recommend bringing snacks and water or drinks.

– The tour will take place rain or shine but you’ll always have the possibility to change date depending on the forecast.

Please advise any specific dietary requirements/allergies at time of booking.

Elevation Gain/Loss: +400 m (1.312 ft.)/ -400 m (1.312 ft.).     Duration: 6 h.

Active Hiking Time: 2-3 h.      Total distance hiked: 3,5 km

Level of effort: Medium.        Difficulty: Medium.   See Grades