Experience the natural splendor of Montserrat and the Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria on this enriching full-day excursion from Barcelona. Escape the crowds and chaos of the city on a Mercedes Cabrio minibus to discover ancient 12th-century carvings and holy pilgrimage sites with a knowledgeable guide. Board a glass-bottomed funicular railway to observe the region’s fascinating flora and fauna then follow a natural trail replete with verdant beauty in Montserrat Natural Park. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, where numbers are limited to 15 people.
Hike around the iconic Natural Park of Montserrat and enjoy the magnificent views from one of its peaks. Learn about the local animals and Mediterranean vegetation characterizing this unique place. Visit the ancient monastery that has been receiving pilgrims for almost 1000 years. The entire experience will take about six hours.
Hike the mythical mountain of Montserrat on this guided adventure from Barcelona. Choose from several different routes to suit your experience and fitness level, and explore the mountain’s fascinating geography and legends while visiting sites like the medieval Benedictine monastery.
Undertake a physical and spiritual journey to the mystical mountaintop retreat of Monserrat on this 6-hour combination sightseeing and hiking trip with a small group. Travel with no more than 8 guests to this ancient religious site, exploring the Benedictine monastery and the world-famous ‘Black Madonna’ wood carving. Then spend the second half of your day hiking amidst the scenic landscape and hidden ‘hermitages’ (retreats) of the Monserrat range. A guide, Montserrat admission fees and one-way funicular ride are also included.
Experience Catalonia’s geology and rich medieval history on this small-group day trip from Barcelona, during which you can hike through the forested landscape of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park and visit the picturesque town of Besalú—one of Spain’s best-preserved medieval towns. This 2-in-1 tour provides round-trip transportation, so you can easily visit both sites in a single day.
Escape the crowds of central Barcelona with this scenic, combined trekking and kayaking trip along the picturesque Costa Brava coastline. Accompanied by your guide—and a maximum of ten other travelers—enjoy spectacular scenery as you hike part of the Camino de Ronda, before taking to the water for a spot of kayaking. Your guide will also recommend where to try a traditional Spanish paella.
Experience the scenic beauty of rural Catalonia on this guided hiking excursion. After meeting up with a knowledgeable guide at a convenient location, embark on a hike through beautiful forest and across the Collsacabra cliffs. Enjoy picturesque views of Susqueda reservoir, marvel at the region’s tallest waterfall, spot impressive local wildlife, and enjoy a three-course complimentary lunch in the medieval town of Rupit.
Spend a day in Montserrat ahiking the mountainous terrain and exploring religious shrines. Start with a visit to Santa Maria de Montserrat, a Benedictine abbey featuring a statue of the Black Madonna (La Moreneta) in the 16th-century basilica. Then ride the funicular and gain 1,476 feet (450 meters) in elevation, with the option to climb to one of the most iconic peaks. Instead of riding the funicular back down, enjoy a hike through the mountains. Lunch and round-trip transport are provided from Barcelona on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
Montserrat (also known as the “Serrated Mountain”), is a towering rock formation famously home to a mountaintop Benedictine monastery. This tour provides round-trip transportation from Barcelona and allows you to experience Montserrat’s highlights in a single day. During the excursion you can hike through hidden trails and enjoy panoramic views from the mountain’s highest point, visit the monastery, and (on weekdays) hear the famous Escolania de Montserrat—a resident boy’s choir.
See an ancient medieval town by the sea during this guided, full-day hike around Brava Coast with an included 3-course lunch. With the Mediterranean Sea in the backdrop, take the costal path along coves stopping to swim. In Tossa de Mar, enjoy a guided tour, traditional Catalan lunch, and wander around an ancient fisherman's village
Ideal for adventurous travelers, this small-group tour from Barcelona lays on three outdoor pursuits—walking, kayaking, and cliff jumping—so you can enjoy them without having to worry about organization or transport. With a guide for navigation and instructions; hike on the Costa Brava’s Cami de Ronda coastal path before kayaking past cliffs, swimming in a cave, and opting to go cliff jumping. All equipment is included for your convenience.
Go hiking in Costa Brava, then visit the medieval town of Girona during this full-day excursion from Barcelona. Following your local guide, enjoy an easy walk on the coastal trail, discovering fishing villages and secluded beaches as you walk. Eat lunch in Girona, then set out to see the sights of this medieval city. Take in the Jewish quarter, one of the best-preserved in all of Europe, and the Cathedral, dating from 1417.
Spain's Costa Brava serves up coves, inlets, and old villages, and lies within easy day-trip distance from Barcelona. This full-day small-group tour lets you experience its charms without any transport hassles. Hike the historical Cami de Ronda coastal path to secret bays, fishermen’s huts, and more; and after time for lunch (own expense) at Calella de Palafrugell, tour one of the region’s medieval villages. Air-conditioned minivan transport included.
Explore the landscapes, peaks, and Spanish and French cultures of the Pyrenees on a private full-day hiking experience from Barcelona. Choose a 2-hour, 6-hour, or 8-hour route through different terrains to suit your abilities, and follow trails through picturesque valleys, wild pastures, Romanesque villages, and rugged mountain slopes. A private hiking guide, snacks, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Barcelona included.
Escape the city for a hike along the rugged sea cliffs and sandy beaches of the Costa Brava on this full-day tour from Barcelona. Set out on a 3.5-hour guided coastal hike from Platia de Castell and enjoy magnificent views over the Mediterranean. Stop at the hidden beaches and coves along the way to cool off with a swim or snorkel, then tuck into a delicious 3-course lunch on arrival in Calella de Palafrugell.
Escape the city and acquaint yourself with some of Spain’s most spectacular hiking routes on a private trekking tour from Barcelona. Perfect for active travelers, this hiking tour can be customized according to your fitness level and preferences—you can choose between exploring the well-worn trails of Montserrat or the hidden routes of the Pyrenees. Plus, exploring trails with a guide ensures you don’t get lost.
On this full-day adventure tour, you’ll head in a small group to some of Spain’s most scenic locations. First, enjoy a guided trek along the stunning, coastal Camino de Ronda, passing secluded coves and scenic cliffs toward the beach of Sant Pol de S’Agaró. Then, hop in a sea kayak and hit the open water. Guided tours include free time to swim, sunbathe, or grab a bite of local paella.
Escape the bustle of Barcelona for one of the most beautiful coastal routes in Catalonia on a small-group hiking tour along the Costa Brava. Follow the shoreline most of the way, stopping to explore an old fishing village, swim or relax at hidden beach coves, and picnic against the backdrop of the Mediterranean. With gentle elevation gains and van transport to and from the trail, it’s an easy and rewarding way to fit in a day of nature.
Leave the bustling streets of Barcelona behind for a few hours and head to the tranquil mountain of Montserrat on this small-group excursion. Visit the beautiful Our Lady of Montserrat Monastery and then enjoy free time to explore the mountain as you wish. Perhaps take a hike to Creus de Sant Miquel or take a funicular to the top of Sant Joan Hill for more amazing views.
Experience Montserrat’s rich culture and picturesque landscapes on this all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup in Barcelona, travel by air-conditioned minivan to this legendary mountain. Choose a hike best-suited to your skill level—from novice to expert—and ascend Montserrat’s majestic slopes with a guide. Then, head to a traditional Catalan country house to taste tapas and sip delicious Cava wine in the tour price.
Tours that go straight to the Montserrat Monastery miss out on the natural beauty and historical sites surrounding the popular landmark. This option lets you take your time getting to know the hermitages and forests near the monastery through a gentle hike before heading to the famous saint statue the monastery is best known for. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Enjoy a little outdoor adventure during your time in Barcelona by booking a hiking tour on Montserrat. You'll have the chance to discover Our Lady of Montserrat, hidden trails, rock formations, and views of the surrounding area. This is a great way to experience a piece of local life outside the city with a guide to make sure you don't get lost during the hike. Different options are available for different hiking levels.
Escape the bustle of the city and ascend to the top of Tibidabo mountain during this hiking and picnic excursion. Enjoy an open-air lunch spread filled with fresh-from-the-market favorites, including Catalan cheeses, olives, and cured meats. Other highlights include a complimentary drink at a panoramic bar, a visit to the hilltop church Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and a trip down an antique funicular train.
Enjoy the best of the Pyrenees on this small-group tour from Barcelona. Travel with a guide to Pyrenees National Park before riding the funicular to the Nuria Valley, taking an easy hike through the mountains, and visiting a traditional village to learn more about local culture. This guided tour includes round-trip transportation from Barcelona with live onboard commentary as well as all admission prices and tickets as per itinerary.