Embark on this well-paced full-day experience that will take you from Barcelona city center to the heart of Barcelona’s countryside. Departing early in the morning from the Hard Rock Café, your first destination will be the scenic Monastery of Montserrat. A whole morning of the astounding landscape, views and history await in there. After enjoying a one-hour-long tour through the highlights of Montserrat Monastery, you will have more than two hours of free time.
Contemplate the splendid views while doing a short hike, be amazed by the art collection in Montserrat Museum -where you will find some Dalí and Picasso paintings, as well as a mummy-, enjoy the world-famous Escolania de Montserrat Boys’ Choir, or sample some of the delicacies you can find in the shop and the local farmer’s market. During peak season, you will even have the chance to take the cable car up the mountain. Your guide will advise on all your options depending on your interests and, so that you can make the most of your time in Montserrat. [readmore]
After a wonderful morning and a short bus ride, it will then be time to satisfy your stomach with an included full Spanish meal delivered in Oller del Mas winery restaurant. Savoring local cuisine is one of the best ways of making the most of your travel destination, so get ready to savor a multi-course lunch made with seasonal ingredients of the Barcelona area.
Within walking distance from the restaurant, after enjoying a soothing walk in the woods, you will reach the 10th-century castle of Oller del Mas. From there, you will finally understand the magic of Montserrat Mountain, which presides the landscape behind the vineyards. The wine tour starts. Held in Oller del Mas we will visit the premises of the winery, we will have the opportunity to visit some private parts of the Castle, we will also visit the production plant (only in used in harvest season), the barrels room and the old tanks where wine was made in medieval times. Finally, plunge into tradition and history and enjoy their most exclusive wines. A wine tasting experience that will put the perfect end to a memorable day trip.
Head back to the same spot where we picked you up, in Barcelona center, after this day to remember for a very long time.Read more
All dietary allergies or restrictions are catered for.
Infants aged 3 or less may join the tour free of charge, but note that no car seat or meals are provided.
Temperatures at Montserrat and the winery tend to be more extreme than in Barcelona. Please check the weather forecast the day before and dress accordingly.
Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved.
If you have reduced mobility, please contact us before booking. We do our best to welcome everyone on board!
You may book this as a private tour, also in other languages. Check out this link for more information.
Transportation will be shared with other groups.
There is a limit of 16 people per group, although we reserve the right to extend the limit to 18
All tours depart on time to avoid delays. Please note that late arrivals or no shows may be rescheduled, but not refunded.
Once at the meeting point, please look for a bright pink umbrella.
Tour starts at 8:45 am, please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
Meeting point is Plaza Catalunya, 21 (by the Hard Rock Café).
*Please note that l’Escolania does not sing on Saturdays and several dates throughout the year.
Approximate tour schedule
*Please note that the way back to Barcelona takes around 1 h – 1 h 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions.