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Barcelona and Montserrat Tour with Skip-the-Line Park Güell Entry and Hotel or Port Pickup
"Leave your central Barcelona hotel (or cruise port) by air-conditioned minibus and travel up Montjuic – Barcelona’s famous 755-foot (230-meter) hill – while enjoying breathtaking views of the city harbor. Located at the hill’s peak is Anella Olímpica where the 1992 Olympic Games were held. After stopping to explore continue to Montjuic Castle for photos and then head back down the hill into town.Barcelona is famous for its links to Antoni Gaudi – Spain’s celebrated Modernist architect – and the city is scattered with his highly acclaimed works. Stop outside passing other architectural sites of interest like Casa Amataller and Casa Morera and then head to Gaudi’s Park Güell. Make your way past the long entrance lines with your skip-the-line ticket and then spend some time exploring with your guide. Easily one of the most impressive public spaces in the world the gardens are said to encapsulate Gaudi’s creative genius with an abundance of colorful mosaics and intriguing gatehouses.After a break for lunch (own expense) hop back on board your minibus and travel west to Montserrat
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Barcelona Shore Excursion: Barcelona and Montserrat Tour with Skip-the-Line Park Güell Entry and Port Pickup
"When your cruise ship arrives at the Barcelona port you’ll be picked up by your guide by comfortable vehicle and taken on a small-group tour. Admire breathtaking views of the harbor and city as you drive up the hill of Montjuic to visit the Olympic Ring the site of the 1992 Olympic Games and take stunning panoramic snapshots from Montjuic Castle.Then visit surreal buildings of one of the world’s most famous architects Antoni Gaudi. Head to one of his most extraordinary creations the still unfinished La Sagrada Familia
From EUR106.00
 
Barcelona Shore Excursion: Small-Group Barcelona City Highlights and Skip-the-Line Park Güell Tour
"When your cruise ship is in Barcelona meet your driver-guide and air-conditioned minivan at the port and set off on your small-group tour.Drive up Montjuïc Hill the home of Barcelona’s 1992 Olympics admiring the awesome views of the city’s harbor on route. Hop out of your minivan at the Olympic Ring to admire the exteriors of the Olympic Stadium Palau Sant Jordi and elegant Calatrava Tower and then snap photos of the magnificent city views from Mirador del Alcalde next to Montjuïc Castle.Take in Plaza de España the vast square dominated by the National Palace and Arenas de Barcelona
From EUR66.00

Day Trip: Montserrat Tips (50)

The Black Madonna - Montserrat

The Black Madonna is the star attraction of this Basilica. We had to wait a few minutes for our turn to view, it is protected so it cannot be touched, however we had approximately a minutes to view,...
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Mikebb
Sep 24, 2015

Another Viewing Platform - Montserrat

Ideal place to view the mountains and valleys, the walking tracks and beautiful vegetation. There is also the chance of seeing someone climb the monument, how foolish it was as the wind was very...
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Mikebb
Sep 24, 2015

Arrive Montserrat By Train From Barcelona

Trains depart from Espanya Rail Station, Barcelona on to Montserrat regularly (Platform R5) and take just over an hour to reach Montserrat. The attached web link will take you to a page with...
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Mikebb
Sep 06, 2015

Montserrat Attractions Map

INDEX:1 Basilica2 Image of Our Lady3 Pastoral Co-ordination Centre4 Museum of Montserrat5 Interactive Exhibition6 Hotel 'Hostal Abat Cisneros'7 Restaurant 'Hostal Abat Cisneros'8 Apartments9...
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Mikebb
Sep 06, 2015

Day Trip to Montserrat

An hour by train from Barcelona is the impressive Montserrat. From the train station at Espana, you can buy the round trip tickets that include both the train and the cable car for around 18E. The...
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Roadquill
Oct 31, 2011

MONSERRAT AND THE RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Montserrat - massif 50 km NW of Barcelona with dolomite-like rocks. Richard Wagner stayed there - his opera Parsifal uses the mountain as its backdrop. The Benedictine monestery is a popular shrine in...
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Harold_Godwin
Apr 04, 2011

Monestir de Montserrat

The Montserrat mountain from which the top is 1236 metres high is home of the monastery of Montserrat.The first time there is spoeken about this monastery is in the 9th century. Montserrat was...
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martin_nl
Apr 04, 2011

Touristy, yes, but worth it

A day trip to Montserrat is a must. Only an hour outside Barcelona, and a world away both spiritually and geologically, this cliffside monastery has been drawing in outsiders for centuries.This...
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gilescorey
Feb 21, 2011

Montserrat - great moutains and monastery

Montserrat is an escape to quite unusual Spanish mountains and monastery. Montserrat means “Teeth Mountains”, actually mountains look like teeth. The research showed that such form mountains were...
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Raimix
Feb 06, 2011

Monestir de Montserrat - Self supporting tour!

To be completely honest we don't like the guided tours that much. We definately prefer to have a look around ourselves and explore the historical grounds by just watching and learning. The guided...
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Jerelis
Sep 10, 2010

Monestir de Montserrat - ‘Serrated Mountain’.

What to do on a day that you don’t want to go to the beach, don’t want to stroll the lanes in the Old Town of Barcelona, and whenever you have been to for example beautiful Tarragona the day before?...
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Jerelis
Sep 10, 2010

Monestir de Montserrat - Patroness of Catalonia.

During our small hike upwards to the Monestir de Montserrat we read something about its facinating history. The monastery was first mentioned in the 9th century, enlarged in the 11th century, and in...
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Jerelis
Sep 10, 2010
 
 
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Daytrip -Montserrat

Montserrat is truly a special place. It's easy to get there from Barcelona. There are a lot of tickets on tourist info places that cover all the expenses. You just need to pay attention to the...
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Museu d'Art Contemporani - Modern Art Museum

The MACBA is an ultra-modern modern art museum. Actually, I think it just feels ultra modern because it is like a garish blotch of novelty in the middle of what would otherwise be a beautiful old...
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Museu del Modernisme Catala - Museum of Modernism

Located in at the corner of consell de Cent and Balmes just off of the Rambla, the Museu del Modernisme Catala is dedicated to the Catalan artists representing the Catalan Modernism and include such...
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Catalunya Square

Catalunya Square is the heart of Barcelona. It is a transport hub and a crowded meeting spot. When we visited it was hosting a market and a weird futuristic hair-styling event which was very...
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Plaça Catalunya

part two of my two part tip with more pictures. Plaça Catalunya can be considered as the City Center of Barcelona as it is located along the middle of many of the attractions in the City just as the...
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Carrer Montcada

Next to the gothic area, this lovely street use to be crowded by tourists, since Picasso Museum is there. Anyways, don't miss the opportunity to stroll along it, it is really beautiful even if you...
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Getting to Day Trip: Montserrat

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About 50kms NE of Barcelona

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  • Sunday 08:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 08:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 08:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 08:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday 08:00 to 18:00

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