Montserrat with Cogwheel train, Tasting in a Boutique Winery with Tapas or Lunch

Duration: 7 to 9 hours
Destination: Spain, Catalunya, Barcelona
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Barcelona
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

If you really want to get to know Barcelona and Catalonia, visiting Montserrat is a must-do. This day tour combines a visit to this magical site with a wonderful food and wine experience. Riding a cogwheel train to the top of Montserrat mountain while admiring its spectacular views, discovering a boutique winery, and tasting top-quality wines and gastronomy will be some of the highlights of your trip.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Lunch included
  • Free drinks included

Itinerary
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Stop At: Abadia de Montserrat, Carretera BP-1121 S/N, 08199 Montserrat Spain

Enjoy a guided tour in Montserrat and visit all the highlights of the monastery by the hand of your local tour guide. You will then enjoy some free time to a palate some traditional foods made by Montserrat monks or farmers, as well as soaking in this special place where nature, culture and spirituality meet. Meet your tour guide again to get on board for the second part of the tour. Oller del Mas cellar awaits!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Oller del Mas, Carretera Igualada Km 91, 08241 Manresa Spain

Oller del Mas is not a common winery – its superb ecological wines have earned plenty of awards in the recent years. In fact, one of its wines won the “Best Wine in Catalonia” award in 2018. But the cellar is not only special for its wines. You will take a stroll by the vineyards, learn how the wine is made, and discover all of its secrets.

*We work daily with different low-production, family-owned boutique wineries. Due to logistic reasons, you might visit another cellar instead of Oller del Mas.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Castlexperience - Wine Tours, St. Montsio 10 Rusc de Turisme, 08002 Barcelona Spain

‘Now I get it’, you say to yourself. As you appreciate the contour of the magnificent peaks of Montserrat rising in the distance, in a beautiful horizon, between vineyards and pine tree forests, you get to understand. You’ve been told all about its legends and myths during the morning, you’ve climbed its steep walls on the scenic train ride to the monastery. But it is now, from afar, contemplating how the mountain range reigns over the landscape in the distance, that you finally understand how this massif acquired its atmosphere of myth and legend. You turn around to face the rest of the group. With a glass of wine in your hand, you listen to your tour guide’s voice. It talks of generations, roots and ancient traditions. The sun feels warm in the courtyard by the castle’s façade, in the winery. Carried away, you close your eyes to embrace the tingling sensation of the wine in your tongue, mixed with the words and the overall ambience of quiet and peace.

Inclusions
  • Transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned shared bus
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Guided visit to Montserrat Monastery
  • Regional tapas lunch with dessert (tapas option only)
  • Multi-course meal with wine (lunch option only)
  • Visit a boutique winery
  • Three wine tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Oller del Mas

Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that Tapas Option has a duration of 7 hours (returning to Barcelona around 5:00 - 5:30 pm). Lunch Option has a duration of 9 hours (returning to Barcelona around 7:00 - 7:30 pm).
  • The tour leaves from Plaza Catalunya, 21 (by the Hard Rock Café) – look for the pink umbrella.
  • The tour departs at 10:00 am (meet strictly at 9:45 am).
  • There is a limit of 16 people per guide, although transportation will be shared with other groups.
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved.
  • Temperatures in Montserrat and the winery tend to be more extreme than in Barcelona. Please check the weather forecast the day before and dress accordingly.
  • Infants aged 3 or less may join the tour free of charge, but note that no car seat or meals are provided.
  • If you have reduced mobility, please contact us before booking. We do our best to welcome everyone on board!
  • We cater for any dietary allergies or restrictions – no need to warn us beforehand.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We work daily with different low-production, family-owned boutique wineries. Due to logistic reasons, you might visit another cellar instead of Oller del Mas.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Departure Point

Hard Rock Cafe, Plaça de Catalunya, 21, 08002 Barcelona, Spain


Departure Time

10:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

7 to 9 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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rightseat

From the meeting spot in the Placa Catalunia, to the return, the trip went without a hitch. Staff were extremely knowledgeable and informative.
I would recommend this excursion to anyone.

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Cornelius T

Very pleased with both the monastery and the winery visit. Max was the best guide someone could get.

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Mrs S L H

excellent day out with the wife, the reps turn up on time very knowledgeable and kept us entertained all day. well worth the cost.

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David S

The visit to Montserrat by cogwheel train is nothing short of spectacular. The visit to the winery with Tapas-style food and wine tasting capped off a special day.

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Gregory L

This was my second tour to Montserrat during my stay in Barcelona as there was more that I wanted to see than time allowed for the first trip. I highly recommend this tour.

User's Picture Gallery

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Just me in front of the Montessori.

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The tasting - yum!

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Wonderful lunch

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Beautiful views

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Xavi doing his thing

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Montserrat

Photo taken from the monastery grounds on the tour.

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