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Barcelona Highlights Morning Tour & Montserrat Abbey

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Key Highlights

  • See full-scale replicas of 117 landmark buildings across the country at ‘miniature Spain’
  • Admire spectacular views from the Montjuic Mountain
  • Enjoy a Barcelona morning tour and visit the majestic Montserrat in 1 day!
  • Experience the natural splendour of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain
  • Explore the restaurants, shops, nightclubs of the Gothic Quarter
  • Visit Poble Espanyol, one of Barcelona’s top attractions
  • Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which houses the Black Virgin
  • Overview

    Get into the spirit of Barcelona with this tour of the city in the morning and the mythical mountain of Montserrat in the afternoon. Explore the Gothic Quarter, head by cable car to Montjuic and the Olympic Ring, and visit the picturesque Poble Espanyol and much, much more during this fascinating day.

    The tour starts in the Gothic Quarter, a maze of narrow streets surrounding Santa Eulalia Cathedral. Continue down to the old port, a recently renovated area, extending the city centre from the Ramblas down to the sea. In this attractive district, you'll find a wealth of restaurants, shops, nightclubs and frequent open-air entertainment.

    Next, climb Montjuic Mountain and enjoy the great views over the city and harbour and admire the spectacular sports facilities in the Olympic Ring. The final visit of the morning is to Poble Espanyol, a charming collection of replicas of buildings, streets and plazas from all over Spain, which allows you to discover the best of the country’s architectural heritage without leaving Barcelona. The village also has many crafts shops and some excellent restaurants and bars.

    In the afternoon, drive through rolling countryside and past remote villages towards Montserrat. Climb the mountain in the famous rack railway. Visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which houses the 12th century carving of La Moreneta, the Black Virgin. Also included are an audiovisual presentation and a tasting session of some liqueurs made by the monks or a glass of cava.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    10.5 hours

    Start time

    8:45am
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early.

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at: Carrer de Balmes nº 5, Barcelona

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Air conditioned motor coach.
    • Bilingual guide
    • Entrance fee to Spanish Village
    • Montjuïc cable car ride
    • Taste of 4 typical liquors. Handmade by the monks of the monastery
    • Entrance to the audiovisual “Espai Audiovisual Montserrat” exhibition in Montserrat
    • Cog – Wheel Train

    Exclusions

    • Hotel transfers
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    You have approximately 1 hour and 15 min of free time for lunch (from April to October) and 30 min (from November to March) between both parts of the excursions. Lunch is not included.

    As the tour includes walking tours, we recommend you to use comfortable clothes and shoes.

    Correct dress code may be requested for entrance to the Cathedral and Montserrat.

    From the end of January to the beginning of March (dates to be confirmed) the cable car doesn't work due to revision tasks, this service will be replaced by a tapas tasting in Spanish Village.

    The stop at Olympic Stadium will be performed whenever there is any event that prevents access to the stadium.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.