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Girona and Montserrat Guided Day Tour from Barcelona

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Excellent value for money

Overview

Start your full day trip being pick up at Central Barcelona in a comfortable bus with guide on board. Your first destination is Girona, you will visit one of the most biggest city north of Barcelona. Discover this medieval city that has one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in Europe. You will experience the history of Girona on its small streets of the old city center. Walk around this streets with full explanations and visit the exterior of the Cathedral in the old city center to learn about its artistic heritage. The guide will lead you through these street towards the famous pastel coloured houses at the edge of the river bank to admire this beautiful sight. Enjoy free time to explore the city by your own.At the appointed time, come back to Barcelona city center and free time to have lunch (not included).

The second part of this tour starts at 3pm, take the bus and relax enjoying the views on the way to Montserrat. The rocks of Montserrat were formed by natural cement of sand during the centuries. The wind and rain shaped the mountain with strange and varied forms. You will go up to Montserrat with the Cog – Wheel Train, which leaves you in the middle of the Monastery. It is a 15-minute trip with a privileged and spectacular view of the mountain. The train has panoramic windows which make the actual journey an interesting attraction. The train is air-conditioned and they are completely wheelchair-friendly. You will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Madonna) and you will be able to see this famous statue from a distance. After this, enjoy of free time to visit audiovisual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat and taste typical liquors of Montserrat, handmade by the monks of the monastery.

Conclude your tour back at Barcelona city center.

Information

Includes:
  • Air conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual official guide.
  • Guided walking tour to Girona.
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors. Handmade by the monks of the monastery.
  • Entrance to the audiovisual “Espai Audiovisual Montserrat” exhibition in Montserrat. The exhibition is based on three fundamental pillars: mountain, monastery and sanctuary. It explains to its visitors the history, natural creation and significance of this pilgrimage site.
  • Cog – Wheel Train.
Excludes:
  • Entrance to the Girona Cathedral.
  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Other services not specified.
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Correct dress code is requested to enter the Basilica at Montserrat. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals.
  • At Montserrat there is a mountains climate, depending on the season you will need clothes protecting you from the rain and/or cold.

Meeting Point

Central Barcelona, near Catalonia Square.
Departure Time:
08:00 am * Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
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