Taking a day out of your scheduled time in Barcelona is a great choice to visit Montserrat. Montserrat is a completely unique mountain range that is a must see for everyone, even not religious! Let our travel experts arrange a perfect private Montserrat tour for you and your group. This tour completes itself for all wine/cava lovers. We will also take you to visit one winery before heading back towards Barcelona.
This tour consists of 8 hours from pick up to drop off. Pick up will be set at your hotel in the city of Barcelona. If a different location would be preferred, as airport or port, just let us know! After your private official tour guide and separate driver have picked you up in a luxury vehicle we will start your private Montserrat tour.
To make this tour even more special, there is a visit to one winery in Penedés area. If you have any specific desires on which winery let us know, if not we will arrange best option for you. There is an option of choosing a winery or having a taste at the Catalan Cava. This is the best way to top off your private Montserrat Tour.
Please note that the drive each way will be a little over 1 hour. Our team and travel experts will help you organise your completely personalised and unique experience in this private Montserrat tour from Barcelona. If you don’t have a full day and would like to take advantage of a private Montserrat tour, have a view at our 5 hour half day option!
Points of Interest and Landmarks
Montserrat is one of the most popular places of pilgrimage in Spain. Its unique mountain range and spectaculars views makes it a site that most tourists can’t miss when visiting Barcelona.
Once you arrive to Montserrat, we will first head towards the Aeri of Montserrat. This is the yellow cable car that takes you right on top to the Monastery. If you would prefer not to take an Aeri ride, let us know as your driver can take your right there instead.
The Aeri of Montserrat will give you breathtaking views of the Llobregat River. You will also enjoy the beautiful mountain range and valley. This is unique experience if you are not afraid of heights!
Once you have arrived to the Monastery, either by cable car or with our private vehicle, your Montserrat experience continues.
Your private official tour guide will tell you the history of this very special place and show you the secrets that the Monastery has. You will visit the Moreneta. The Moreneta is one of the two catalonian patron saints, together with Sant Jordi. Enjoy the fantastic view that you can get from the Aeri of Montserrat. A cable car that will take you on a breath taking journey over the Llobregat River and Valley, up the mountain and right up to Montserrat Monastery.
You will be able to enjoy hearing one of the oldest kids chorus in whole Europe, the choir boys of Montserrat. They sing from Monday to Friday at 13:00, and Sundays at 12:00 PM, from September until April. *Please note that the schedule is subject to change and festivity days they don’t sing*
Winery / Cava visit
After visiting the fantastic mountain of Montserrat we will head towards the winery. Your driver together with your official tour guide will take you to a guided tour to a winery located in the Penedes region.
A wide range of wine styles are produced in Penedes. This includes the Traditional Method (sparkling) white and rosé Cava, dry reds, dry whites, and dessert whites. Winemaking in the region, as in the rest of Spain, dates back millennia and the Ancient Romans have left many vestiges of their wine production here.
You will enjoy a guided tour through one of the best wineries in the region. You will learn from specialists about the winemaking process. Lastly you will also taste different wines produced by the winery you will be visiting.
After visiting the winery, you will go back to Barcelona. Drop off will be to the place where the tour started, or let us know beforehand if you need a drop off somewhere else.
We can arrange the exact duration of the experience to fit your own needs. We have suggested 8 hours, if you would like a shorter or longer experience, don’t hesitate in asking us. This is a tailor made experience, we can always adjust it to your own needs.