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Begin the journey from Barcelona in a comfortable bus to Montserrat Mountains, which rises MAJESTICALLY TO 4,051 FEET (1,236 METERS). 

This trip to Montserrat will give you the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful and breathe taking views of the Montserrat Mountain, one of nature’s special creations. You will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Madonna). You will be able to see this famous statue of the Black Madonna from a distance. The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat has been founded in 1025 and provides a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia who is enshrined in the monastery Royal Basilica. The little monastery soon began to receive pilgrims and visitors who contributed to the spread of stories of miracles and wonders performed by the Virgin. Today, Montserrat has been modernized to continue attending to the needs of pilgrims, one thousand years after it was originally founded.

You will be given some free time to enjoy on your own the multiple options that this privileged place offers: an audio-visual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat and taste typical liquors of Montserrat, handmade by the monks of the monastery (both activities are included). Also, you can visit the Museum (not included), go into Santa Cova Funicular (not included) or just walk along the trails of the mountain and enjoy spectaculars views...

At the appointed time, you will meet with the guide again to depart to the prestigious wineries of the Torres family in the heart of Penedés, where you will discover and experience all the secrets about the fascinating world of wine.  In addition, the visitor has the opportunity to access on foot in the Bodega Waltraud and its space of aging of the most emblematic wines of Torres. At the end, you can delight your palate with a commented tasting of 2 wines and a full brunch of Mediterranean tapas.

After you will be driven to Sitges, without a doubt one of the most beautiful villages of the Barcelona coast. This sailor village is one of the favorite destinations of the tourists that visit Catalunya. Its microclimate, picturesque old town center with its narrow streets, beautiful beaches, a vibrant cultural life, good food, nice and unique shops turn Sitges into the favorite destination to relax and enjoy the rest of our tour at the Mediterranean coast. 

After the guided tour you will be free to continue discovering the corners of the city weather, magnificent beaches or go shopping in the quaint shops of the old town.

Inclusions:

  • Air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  • Taste of 4 typical liquors, handmade by the monks of the monastery.
  • Entrance to the audiovisual exhibition in Montserrat “Espai Audiovisual 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.
  • Entrance and guided visit to Torres Wine Cellars. Tasting of two glasses of wine.
  • Brunch at Cellars in a special and private saloon, including Coca bread with cold meats and cheese, Porro and bacon quiche, Ham croquette and Pita bread with fresh vegetable salad and cheese.
  • Guided walking tour in Sitges.

Exclusions:

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information:

  • Please be aware that some walking is included during this tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Proper 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.

Frequency:

Tuesday, Thursday & and Saturdays

Departure time:

8:00 AM


Departure point:

Balmes,5 (Barcelona)

Check-in time:

7:45 AM

Duration:

11 hours approx.

Minimum required:

2 Persons