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Private tour to Montserrat Legends and Caves

Description

Enjoy a full day guided tour from Barcelona to Montserrat.

For over 8 hours experience the legends of the Monastery of Montserrat and descend into the fascinating underground world of the magic mountain, in the intimate atmosphere of a private group.

The mountain of Montserrat, internationally renowned for its physiognomy and its Monastery, hides a subterranean world almost unknown: a wide range of galleries and caves that run through the seemingly compact mountain of Montserrat.

The tour begins with a visit to Collbató, the entry door to the mountain. There we will descend into the inside of the magic mountain and tour around the 400 meters of galleries of Salnitre’s Cave. Expert guides will describe the features resulting from the geological process that shaped the cavity, decorated with stalagmites and stalactites, and show us the habitat of the first Neolithic settlers, thousands of years ago.



Next we will go to the Monastery of St. Maria of Montserrat founded in 1025, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Spain. During a rise of more than 720 meters high we will contemplate the stunning panoramic views of Catalonia, and the Pyrenees. In the Basilica we will admire La Moreneta, the Black Madonna, patron saint of Catalonia. Among the different activities taking place in the Basilica the choir stands out, being one the oldest children choirs in Europe, dating from the 13th century.

After lunch (not included) it will be time to walk the trail to the Holy Cave where, according to tradition, the Black Madonna was discovered. This will take us to the afternoon and we will return to Barcelona where we will say goodbye at 5.30 pm.

Itinerary

 9:00 am Departure to Collbató
10:00 am Arrival at the Salnitre’s Caves and guided tour
11:30 am Departure to Montserrat
12:00 pm Arrival in Montserrat and guided visit
1:30 pm Lunch
3:00 pm Path of the Holy Cave
4:00 pm Departure to Barcelona
5:00 pm Arrival in Barcelona

Pickup

Pick-up and drop-off at hotel

Dropoff

Pick-up and drop-off at hotel

Things to bring

Printed or mobile voucher

 

Inclusions

* Luxury van transportation

* Expert guide (English, Spanish and Catalan)

* Pick-up and drop-off at hotel

* Guided visit to the Monastery

* Guided visit to the Holy Cave with tickets to the rack railway

* Entrance to Salnitre’s Cave

Exclusions

* Meals and drinks other than indicated

* Museum of Montserrat

* Personal insurance

* Any other service not specifically included

Cancellation

Cancellation more than a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

DURATION: 8h

DEPARTURE TIME:

March till November at 9:30 on Wednesday, Thursday, saturday an Sunday 

 

Prices March - November at 9:00 am: 

- Group of 2 px 600 EUR (300 EUR / px)

- Group of 3 px 720 EUR (240 EUR /

- Group of 4 px 800 EUR (200 EUR / px)

- Group of 5 px 850 EUR (170 EUR / px)

- Group of 6 px 900 EUR (150 EUR / px)

- Group of 7 px 910 EUR (130 EUR / px)

On request

- Group of 8-15 px 110 EUR / px

- Group of 16-20 px 100 EUR / px

- Group of over 21 people 80 EUR / px

Departures require a minimum of 2 

LANGUAGES

Living guide in English, Spanish and Catalan

NOTES:

Insurance information

This is a private tour: your group only 
The tour does not include personal insurance of any sort so customers need to have their own insurance policy covering all the activities on the tour.

We advise to book this tour at least 48 hours in advance.

Prices, times and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice

To book this tour please click on the calendar on the right

This tour is also available in wintertime