In the first part of the accessible Barcelona & Montserrat full-day tour, we will visit the most important spots of Barcelona. We will travel along Passeig de Gràcia avenue, where we will see monumental facades with an abundance of unexpected details. Next, you will have the opportunity to visit Gaudí’s Park Güell, which houses some of the artist’s most original creations. Furthermore, you can admire the facade of the Sagrada Familia and visit Montjuïc mountain to see the Olympic Park, while enjoying spectacular views over the city sprawling out below.
Afterward, we will stop for a stroll through the Gothic Quarter – Barcelona’s charming old town. This is the perfect place to delve into the history of Barcelona, wandering around its narrow streets and stopping at quaint squares. Of course, you will have a lunch break at one of the local restaurants recommended by your guide. Here we can recharge before continuing the tour to Montserrat.
Driving for around 1 hour from Barcelona, we will reach the Benedictine Abbey of Montserrat, in the Montserrat mountain range. Here you will discover the beauty and rock formations of the UNESCO world heritage site. Moreover, you can see a pretty setting for the Basilica church and chapel perched on the mountainside at an altitude of 720m. At the monastery, we will easily access the abbey by car where your guide will walk you through over 1000 years of dramatic history. Additionally, the guide will show you the Virgin of Montserrat visited by pilgrims from all over the world.
In the late afternoon, we return and you will be dropped off at the port or at your hotel in Barcelona.
Highlights of the accessible Barcelona & Montserrat full-day tour:
- Visit the glamorous Passeig de Gracia and see the architecture of Casa Batlló
- Discover Gaudi’s emblematic La Sagrada Familia and Park Guell
- Enjoy stunning views of the city from the Montjuïc-hill
- Explore the Gothic Quarter – Barcelona’s historical old town
- Discover Montserrat Monastery’s basilica and visit the Benedictine Santa Maria de Montserrat, one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites