Barcelona Sagrada Familia and Montserrat Small Group Tour with Hotel pick-up

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona
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  • 10 hours
  • Barcelona
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This great value all in one tour will allow you to discover Barcelona and Montserrat to gain a deep understanding of Catalonia in just a day.
Your guide will pick you up at your accommodation at Barcelona in a comfortable private vehicle shared by a friendly small group of no more than 8 people. During the tour, the guide will share interesting stories about Catalonia, Barcelona, and Montserrat, giving you a deep understanding of the area while keeping the tour entertaining and engaging through the day.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Catalonia

Start this tour directly from your hotel. Your passionate driver-guide will come to pick you up, so be sure to let us know exactly where you are staying. Enjoy an overview of Barcelona city along the route, pass by Catalunya Square, Barcelona Cathedral, Passeig de Gracia and the Gaudi Houses, such as the Batllo and the Pedrera, and many other highlights.

Stop At: Parc de Montjuic, Barcelona, Catalonia

Head to the Montjuic Mountain to enjoy great views of the city from top. Your passionate driver-guide will show you the Olympic facilities constructed for the 1992 Barcelona Games, such as the Olympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi. Pass by the Miró Foundation and relax from the hustle and bustle of the city in one of the splendid gardens of the hill.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Estadi Olimpic, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Montjuic Castle, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: The Magic Fountain, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Catalonia

Continue your comfortable visit of the city heading to Barcelona’s waterfront, passing by well renowned citysights, such as the must-visit Las Ramblas, the Boqueria Market, the Columbus Monument, the Museum of History of Catalonia and the splendid Old Port of Barcelona.

Pass By: Mirador de Colom, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Playa de La Barceloneta, Barcelona, Catalonia

Pass by the Barceloneta, once the home of fishermen and nowadays one of the city's most visited and popular districts.
Pass by Barcelona's Olympic Marina, one of the city's most popular leisure areas. Have a look at the Frank Gehry's spectacular goldfish sculpture at the base of the Hotel Arts and to the nearby Gran Casino de Barcelona.

Stop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Barcelona, Catalonia

Continue the day with a walking tour of the medieval Old Town of Barcelona. Enjoy a stroll in the Gothic Quarter, where the history of Barcelona began. Learn about Catalan traditions and Barcelona’s origins, while exploring enchanting corners, picturesque plazas and the narrow alleys of the Gothic quarter.
Visit the Royal Square, one of Barcelona's busiest, most vibrant spots of the Old Town. Head to the Plaça Sant Jaume to have a look to the City Hall and to discover the most ancient and well hidden corner of the city centre, dating back to Roman times.
Continue your walk in a maze of winding streets to visit the King’s Square (Placa del Rei) and the splendid Barcelona Gothic Cathedral. Visit intimate squares that has marked the history of this city and walk through the Jewish Quarters, one of the oldest and best preserved areas of the city centre.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Placa Reial, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Placa Sant Felip Neri, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona, Catalonia

Get back on the road and drive through the Eixample district, designed by Ildefons Cerdà after 1895 , to expand the city. Pass through Passeig de Gràcia, with its typical Catalan architecture. The avenue is home to the most remarkable façades of modernist buildings, including Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Domènech’s Casa Lleó - Morera or Casa Ametller.

Pass By: Casa Batllo, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Pass By: Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Barcelona, Catalonia

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Stop At: Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Catalonia

The life project of a genius or a fool, with no doubts the Sagrada Familia will leave a lifelong impression. Experience a moment full of emotion, admiring Gaudi's masterpiece, considered as the most emblematic landmark of Barcelona.
There are no words to describe the feeling one gets when entering this magnificent temple of Modernism. The organic shapes found throughout its structure, the light filtering through its stained glass windows and the symbolic nature of the building’s sculpted façade will certainly be the highlight of your tour.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Abadia de Montserrat, Montserrat, Catalonia

Get on the road and head to the mystic mountain of Montserrat.
This natural park, with its very peculiar peaks, protects the spiritual essence of Catalonia. For almost 1,000 years, a Benedictine community has lived in these mountains located 60 km away from Barcelona.
Visit the Basilica of Montserrat, house of the serene image of the Black Virgin of Montserrat (the famous “Moreneta”), the saint patron of Catalonia, a polychrome Romanesque carving of the 12th century.
On the way, listen to interesting stories about Catalonia and its bounding to the holy mountain, scene of pilgrims since ancient times and part of the route to Santiago de Compostela. Your guide will share important information to understand the heritage you will discover during the tour.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Montana de Montserrat, Montserrat, Catalonia

Once you reach the monastery, you have plenty of options and your guide will always adjust to your interests. We invite you to take an easy walk of around 30 min to enjoy one of the most astonishing views of the natural park, but if you wish you can also decide to enjoy other activities that the mountain offers.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Funicular de Sant Joan, Montserrat, Catalonia

Decide with your small group of 8 pax if you want to enjoy a ride in the rack railway that will bring you at the top of the holy mountain. Enjoy astonishing views along the way.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sant Jeroni, Montserrat, Catalonia

Reach the peak of the holy mountain to enjoy a bird's eye view of the entire Montserrat Monastery and of the natural park. On clear days, you will enjoy uninterrupted views of the whole of Catalunya.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Aeri de Montserrat, Montserrat, Catalonia

If you skipped the funicular, you can enjoy the cable car, a breathtaking journey over the Llobregat River and Valley, up the mountain and right up to Montserrat Monastery.
If you are not afraid of heights, you will be in for a really memorable and rewarding experience.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Montserrat Museum, Montserrat, Catalonia

If you wish, you can also decide to visit the Montserrat museum. It has an important section of early paintings, spanning the 13th to the 18th centuries, with works by El Greco, Caravaggio as well as a large collection of Catalan paintings that includes major names such as Picasso, Dalí and Miró but also of French impressionism such as Chagall, Braque, Le Corbusier, etc...

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Santa Cueva de Montserrat, Montserrat, Catalonia

Since the funicular that brings you to this holy place is under revision, we leave the option to you. If you feel like walking for around 30 min, you can have access to the Holy Cave, where, standing to the legend, the virgin is said to have appeared. The site has, since then, become an authentic center for pilgrimage and prayer.
From there, you will also be able to see the Cross of San Miguel and the wonderful views from this side of the mountain.

Duration: 35 minutes

Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or apartment at Barcelona
  • Private transportation
  • Professional local guide
  • Walking tour in the Old Town

Exclusions
  • Ticket to Sagrada Familia (approx.25€) to be paid to the guide, the day of the tour.
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Barcelona Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
  • Entry/Admission - Funicular de Sant Joan
  • Entry/Admission - Sant Jeroni
  • Entry/Admission - Aeri de Montserrat
  • Entry/Admission - Montserrat Museum
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking
  • Pickup time will be sent via email to you a few days prior to your tour
  • 8 people maximum to ensure a small-group tour
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
- We will pick you up from any hotel or apartment in Barcelona. Please make sure to include the address of your accommodation when booking. - Even if your Hotel is not listed, you can type it down in the field. - Pick-up time will be between 8 and 9 am. We will send a message 24 hours prior departure through the booking system to inform you on the specific pick-up time at your hotel as well as the name of your guide and the telephone number.


Departure Time

9:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

User's Reviews

Image - 10 May 2019 -

Spyderdea

Tour guide Luis was great and kept everyone involved. Small group (8) was good and worth the small extra bit of money. This tour actually lasted about 11 hours and we had plenty of time and no rushes for all phases of the tour. One of the best tours I have ever been on.

Image - 08 May 2019 -

Milind C

We enjoyed our full day tour to Monserrat, la Familia, atop Montjuic and around Barcelona with Andre. He filled the tour with so much information and history, like filling all the blank spaces with vibrant color.
We were totally pleased with our tour and Andre, our guide!

Image - 07 May 2019 -

cstamos

This tour was excellent. Very well organized and thorough tour. The tour guide was excellent and very informative. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Barcelona.

Image - 16 Apr 2019 -

texasdoug99

We went to Montserrat first and beat the crowd for sure. Beautiful place with a lot of history. Back to Sagrada Familia and a audio tour. What an extremely well thought out and designed church. Putting Christ first always makes me feel great.

Image - 15 Mar 2019 -

Jeanette P

A wonderful tour and an amazing tour guide! Monserrat was breathtaking! You could spend the day there and wish we had more time. Sagrada Família was as spectacular as promised! Our guide Vicente was the best guide we have had with many tours taken!! Extensive knowledge, kind, patient and humorous. He made everyone feel included and did an outstanding job!

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