Immerse yourself in the history, spirituality, culture and nature of the Montserrat Abbey. Hike around the scenic Montserrat mountain and visit Catalonia's most important religious retreat. Enjoy soul-inspiring views, beautiful nature, and wine tasting.

  • Visit the historic Montserrat Abbey with a 5-Stars Private Guide
  • Hike up the Montserrat mountain to enjoy scenic views and nature
  • Experience the soul-inspiring atmosphere of the historic Benedictine abbey
  • Taste authentic wine at a popular local vineyard (only in 8-hour option)
  • Enjoy a full-day trip with private transportation

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  • 7 - 9 Hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
  • Car Transport
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The Montserrat Abbey is one of the world’s most visited pilgrimage sites and a perfect destination for a day trip from Barcelona. On this private tour you’ll discover the history, treasures and wonders of this famous monastery with an Expert Guide, skip-the-line tickets and private car transfers from Barcelona. Experience the spiritual atmosphere and beautiful nature of Montserrat!

Book our 7-hour tour for an unforgettable experience of the Abbey and Basilica of Montserrat with skip-the-line tickets. For your convenience, a private driver and guide will pick you up directly from your accommodation in Barcelona. You will travel in a clean, air-conditioned car suitable for the size of your group. The abbey is located on the multi-peaked Montserrat mountain, so you will enjoy amazing views along the way. On a clear day, the view from the top reaches as far as the Pyrenees and Majorca!

With skip-the-line tickets to Montserrat Abbey you will not only save time but also enjoy access to the Throne of the Virgin and 2 museums. The Basilica of Montserrat will amaze you with its ornate interior, which features the famous sculpture of the Virgin of Montserrat, stunning mosaics, rich golden altar and the Fountain of the Virgin. The guide will introduce you to the abbey’s history, everyday life of benedictine monks, and the story of the Black Madonna.

Other highlights of this tour include the exhibition on the monastery’s history in the Open-Air Museum and the world-class art collection of the Museum of Montserrat. This famous art gallery houses works by masters such as Caravaggio, Casas, Picasso, Dali and Monet, as well as a valuable collection of the Archaeology of the Ancient World with archaeological remains from the Near East. Enjoy world-class art in the mountains!

Choose the 9-hour option to enhance your experience with a guided wine tasting tour! Montserrat and the surrounding area is well known as a wine region with lush vineyards and many wineries. It is a great opportunity to enjoy the taste of 5 authentic Catalan wines paired with traditional appetizers and learn about the local wine production. It will be an unforgettable experience for every wine lover!

  • Private Car Tour to Montserrat Abbey with Wine Tasting (number of attractions depends on the option selected)
  • 5-Stars Private Guide who is fluent in the chosen language
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Montserrat Abbey, including the Museum of Montserrat
  • Wine tasting tour with 5 wines and appetizers (9-hour option only)
  • Private car transfers with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Barcelona
  • Lunch (optional)
  • Wine tasting tour with wine and appetizers (in 7-hour option)

Important information

Meeting point

Pickup and drop off at your accommodation in Barcelona

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • Please note that the number of attractions depends on the option selected. Wine tasting is not included in the 7-hour option.
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the Montressat Abbey include admission to Throne of the Virgin, the Museum of Montserrat, and the Open-Air Museum “Montserrat portes endins” Audiovisual Space. You will save time by skipping the line at the ticket office.
  • Guided tours inside the Basilica of Montressat during masses and special events are limited. If entry is not possible, the guide will provide all information outside.
  • Lunch can be arranged upon request.
  • We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes.
  • Private transfers include pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Barcelona. We will arrange private transfers in a standard car (sedan) for groups of 1-4 people, and in a large van for groups of 5 people and more. If you’re traveling in a smaller group but want to travel in a more spacious car, we recommend booking a tour for 5 people to take advantage of the van transport.
  • For the convenience of all guests, it is best to have 1 licensed guide per maximum of 25 guests, so that all guests can get the best experience, ask questions and hear the guide well. The price will be higher if you need more than 1 guide.