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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
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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
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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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Feb 06, 2011

Montserrat Monestary

The Benedictine monastery of Montserrat is to the northwest of Barcelona in the 'saw-tooth mountains'. This is where the place got its name. The monestary is the religious centre of Catalonia and is...
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Feb 01, 2006

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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Feb 21, 2011


There are some shops, restaurants, museum, church, etc. You can find the accommodation too. Besides, you can choose the Sant Joan Funicular or Santa Cova funicular to get to the hiking route. I took...
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Jan 29, 2003

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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Apr 04, 2011

Visiting a Benedictine Abbey

I went to Montserrat knowing only very little of the place, a mountain outside of Barcelona with an abbey... So naive as I sometime am I expected something like "the Sound of Music" with nuns/monks...
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Jun 13, 2009

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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Sep 06, 2015

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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Sep 24, 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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Sep 06, 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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Sep 24, 2015

Have a Religious experience . . .

Take the train from Barcelona around 30 miles to the Monastery of Montserrat to see the 12th century 'Black Virgin'. From the train you'll take a cable car up the mountain, it is a very dramatic ride....
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May 26, 2006

The Mountains of Montserrat

Montserrat is a national park widely visited by pilgrims and tourists. Besides the Monastery (and the Black Madonna), the mountains also hosts a huge diversity of ecological life. The more adventurous...
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Jun 09, 2005
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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


About 50kms NE of Barcelona


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