Montserrat Monastery visit with cable car and lunch at farmhouse (midweek)
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Duration: 7 hrs 30 mins
Difficulty: EasyMeeting point:
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- An expert guide to ensure top quality service and the best destination knowledge.
- Specialized mountain guide
- The splendor Visit of the Montserrat Abbey
- Transfer by bus to Farmhouse
- Lunch at the family run Farmhouse, under the Montserrat mountain
All about the trip
The experience starts in the upper part of Passeig de Gràcia, before journeying to experience the natural splendor of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain, topped by a Benedictine Monastery. Montserrat is an ideal trip to spend a fun day in nature, just a few kilometers away from Barcelona.
Observe the area’s fascinating flora and fauna. On the way to the Monastery, admire the Massif of Montserrat, a spectacular multi-peaked rocky range packed with unique needle-shape formations. Upon arrival, visit the Monastery, which was founded in the 10th century and still functions to this day, with over 70 monks. It is also well-known for hosting the figure of La Moreneta (visit not guaranteed), who is the patron saint of Catalonia. Your guide will bring history alive by explaining the history and ventures of this Monastery dating nearly a thousand years.
A bus will take you to Farmhouse where you will have lunch from farm to table based in a delicious 3-course menu; first course salad, second course combination of barbecue (vegetarian and halal option) and dessert with stunning views.In August the restaurant will not be the usual, but you will be able to appreciate the views of Montserrat.
Once this massif is observed from a distance, it is easier to understand the importance of this mountain when it comes to influencing the traditions and culture of the regions that surround it.
The plans and terraces of the Farmhouse have been cultivated for hundreds of years. At present there are 2,700 trees of the varieties of the area, which are the Palomar and the Vera. After this full day of adventures you will return to the center of Barcelona.
What is included in the price
- Private transportation
- Bilingual guide
- Visit of the Montserrat Abbey
- Lunch at farmhouse from locally grown ingredients: 2-course menu with a dessert including drinks
- Free time
What is not included in the price
- Tips (optional)
- Food and beverages other than specified
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
*On Saturdays and Sundays there may be delays in the tour due to the high number of visitors to the monastery.
Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time.
The visit to the Moreneta is not guaranteed. It is subject to availability and depends on the season, as there may be a queue for up to 2 hours.
Let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies.
This activity is organised by WE Barcelona, Rua das Lapas Loja 13, Charneca - Cascais, 2750-772, Spain, +34 934 11 91 77, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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