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Be amazed by the sacred splendor of Montserrat and Montserrat monastery on a full-day trip from Costa Brava. On a cogwheel train, you’ll ascend the multi-peaked Montserrat mountain and take in views of Catalonia. Tour the Benedictine monastery and see the renowned Our Lady of Montserrat, a 12th-century carving that attracts pilgrims from all over the world, and then browse masterpieces by Picasso, Dali, and Monet in the Museum of Montserrat.

Highlights

  • Montserrat day trip from Costa Brava
  • Enjoy a cogwheel train ride up Montserrat with sweeping views of the mountain’s surrounding landscape
  • Visit the Montserrat Monastery, an important pilgrimage site in Catalonia
  • See the 12th-century carving of Our Lady of Montserrat, known as La Moreneta
  • Upgrade to visit the Museum of Montserrat to learn about Montserrat's spiritual and cultural importance and see art work from Picasso, Dalí, and Monet

What You Can Expect

At your selected Costa Brava pickup location, you’ll climb aboard a coach destined for magnificent Montserrat. During the drive, you’ll receive an introduction to the history of the rugged mountain and monastery, considered one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites.

Board a cogwheel train at the base of the multi-peaked mountain and enjoy spectacular views as you ascend to the summit. Disembark at the renowned Benedictine monastery — home to sacred statue, La Moreneta (The Black Virgin) — and tour the abbey at your own pace. Hear the celestial voices of the children’s choir; see the 12th-century carving that attracts millions of pilgrims each year; and admire the building’s spectacular architecture.

After a traditional lunch (own expense), travel down Montserrat on the cogwheel train and returning to Costa Brava by coach.

Upgrade to visit the Museum of Montserrat
Maximize your time at Montserrat by upgrading your tour to include a visit to the Museum of Montserrat. Watch a film that details the spiritual and cultural significance of the the mountain, browse art from legends such as Picasso, Dali, and Monet, and see iron sculptures designed by respected Catalan architect, Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

Customer Reviews

Chris W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Highly recommend this trip.
It is a long bus trip but scenery is so worth it. The guide is very informative about the scenery and areas you are passing on the coach.
Once you get to Montserrat you are blown away by the spectacular views. Such much to see and do. Well worth visiting!!!

Hopalong

4 star rating: Recommended October 2012

wonderful trip with excellent guide.

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