I invite you to an exciting trip to Montserrat Mountain from Barcelona under the fascinating stories of a guide who will take care to avoid queues, let you enjoy the wonderful choir of boys to the sounds of the organ and buy local peasants’ cheeses from organic milk, if desired, take a ride on the funicular and visit the museum of magnificent paintings.
Montserrat is a picturesque mountain range located in the north of Spain just 50 kilometers from Barcelona. The main attraction of Montserrat is the current Benedictine monastery (Monasterio de Montserrat), which is a religious and pilgrimage center for Catholics around the world.
The monastery is surrounded by the amazing beauty of Catalan nature. Montserrat Mountain consists of unique, giant rocks of an unusually beautiful, bizarre shape.
Every year millions of tourists and pilgrims from all over the world come here to visit the main shrine of the Montserrat Monastery – the statue of the Virgin Mary of Montserrat, which is popularly known as the statue of the Black Madonna.
The statue of the Black Madonna, a wooden sculpture of the Madonna with the Christ Child in her arms and a ball symbolizing the Universe, is considered a symbol and patroness of Catalonia.
the famous choir of boys studying at the music school at the monastery. Every day at one o’clock in the afternoon, the choir performs a 12-minute chant and thousands of people from all over the world strive to hear their angelic voices every day.
There is also a museum on the territory of the monastery, which was established in 1911 and has more than 1300 exhibits. The museum consists of six main expositions: archaeological finds of Oriental culture; a collection of sculptures, icons and engravings depicting the Virgin Mary; jewelry of the XV – XX centuries; an art gallery containing a collection of classical and modern paintings, represented by paintings by El Greco, Caravaggio, Morales, Degas, Picasso, Dali and an exhibition of Slavic and Byzantine icons. The cost of tickets to the museum is 8 euros.
When your excursion to Montserrat Mountain takes place, you will be able to get acquainted with many other places that cannot be ignored and will make an unforgettable journey that will give positive emotions.
Our experienced and caring guide will be happy to make an individual express tour for you,
which will become an informative, joyful and happy event in your life!