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Barcelona Montserrat Walking Tour Excursion Reviews

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Take the pilgrimage from Barcelona to Montserrat, one of the most important spiritual and cultural centers in the region. "The Serrated Mountain" -- over 4,000 ft. high -- is a working monastery and is home to Benedictine monks.

lynvirgin

1 review

We were a bit rushed especially the long queue to see Mary, Mother of God in black. We had to get in and out before the Church service commenced andonce the Church service was in process we could not take any pictures. It was a very expensive trip and we did not do or see much to warrant that amount of money being spent.


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

egyptes

4 reviews

We were lucky to get both brothers that own this business on the day we were in Barcelona. Peter and Carl were the best guides we have ever had in our decades of traveling. They went out of their way to accommodate my Mother who was in a wheelchair. We felt like they were friends instead of tour guides for the day. They showed us everything imaginable in Montserrat. This is a place you must see if you are in Barcelona. We had been to Barcelona several times prior to this visit but had never been to Montserrat. Carl and Peter were worth double what we paid them for the day. We saw more than you could imagine in one day and we were not rushed or hurried. They knew where for us to sit for the best view and the perfect time to get a seat to hear the boys choir and the Madonna statue at Montserrat. Go with Peter and or Carl and you will have a day you will remember for the rest of the your lives. Peter and Carl can be contacted at DayTripsBarcelona.com.


Provider: Independent Operator

Balcony12152

1 review

This was the highlight of the cruise! Montserrat is absolutely magnificent. We marveled at how the monks could possibly have built the church and their quarters in such steep mountainous conditions. The church is a work of art in itself and we were fortunate to be there on a Sunday and attend a Mass.


Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

bobzahlmann@gmail.com

1 review

weather was bad. Guide was good


Provider: Celebrity Cruises

Kernelman

2 reviews

Visited the monastery and walked the area. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

EATPRAYTRAVEL

1 review

We booked a semi-private tour with Barcelona Day Tours, and ended up having a private tour!! We were met at the cruise terminal since this was the disembarkation port. The morning was spent at Monserrat, a monastery perched on top of a very interesting looking mountain. We got there early enough to have avoided the crowds, and thus didn't need to line up to see the church and explore its interior, with stunning architecture and sculptures. A cable car ride further up provided us with some hiking trails, which if you intend to do, better be prepared with a hat and water. The hike up to the hermitage was worth the effort, and is an interesting site to visit. After a brief lunch, we headed back to town, and circled the main sites, including a stop at Las Ramblas and its famous market, La Bogueria, before being dropped off at our hotel. Service was impeccable. On the second day, we did the Hop-on Hop-off bus and toured the area further, enjoying the beautiful building architecture, monuments and plazas. A wonderful city to visit. Did not feel threatened at all.

Provider: Independent Operator

Still Dreaming

1 review

We were picked up from the airport so we had all our luggage and it was raining and we were exhausted. So I would rate us a 2 and the guide a 4. The guide stayed with the car and guarded the luggage, so we made our way around Montserrat but ended up missing a lot because of exhaustion and rain. Barcelona day tour guide was very nice.

Provider: Independent Operator

Cooley Consumers

4 reviews

There was grumbling on the coach about leaving soooooooooooo early to visit the church, but when we got there, we were all glad. The church closes its doors to the Black Madonna at 10:30 a.m. and we just barely made it. Great job.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

61forever

1 review

This was a beautiful location and a great site to see. One of the few tours I would put in the excellent catagory.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

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