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Montserrat Monastery and Horseback Riding Premium Small Group Tour from Barcelona

Highlights
  • See Montserrat and enjoy a horseback ride on a tour from Barcelona
  • Save time and travel hassles by combining two activities in one tour
  • Includes abbey tour, cable car ride, and horse trek suitable for all levels
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Montserrat Monastery and Horseback Riding Premium Small Group Tour from Barcelona
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Montserrat Monastery and Horseback Riding Premium Small Group Tour from Barcelona
US$105.85
Overview
Make the most of a trip to Montserrat by combining a monastery tour with a later horse ride on this small-group tour from Barcelona, all without having to arrange your own transport. See the monastery’s highlights and learn about its history before descending by cable car and trekking on horseback through the mountain-framed countryside. Admission, transport, and horse ride are included, so you can simply enjoy the history and scenery.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Barcelona and settle inside a climate-controlled vehicle destined for Montserrat, a Benedictine monastery located on Montserrat mountain.

On route, admire the mountain’s needle-shaped peaks and hear how the monastery, founded in the 10th century, still functions with more than 150 monks. Hear, too, about its revered La Moreneta (little dark one): a wooden carving of the Virgin Mary that draws flocks of pilgrims.

On arrival, see the abbey’s highlights, including the basilica and its statue, and learn about their history. Then, enjoy a scenic cable car descent down the mountain to visit an equestrian center in the Montserrat foothills.

Here, set off behind a guide on a countryside horseback ride. Soak in the stunning mountain scenery as you cross fields and woods, and ride at a pace suitable for all skill levels.

Your trip then finishes at the original Barcelona starting point.
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1 - 5 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent Excursion

My daughter and I thoroughly loved this excursion. The guide (Adrian) was very knowledgable about the history of the monastery and answered all of our questions. He was also very patient when some of our party kept disappearing to take pictures. The horse riding in...More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Rushed vibe with rewarding views

The tour felt a bit rushed since there was so much to see. Horseback ride was mostly good experience but I have few complaints. My friend, who had not been riding before was placed last in line. Her horse walked slower than others and she...More

1  Thank mimahako
Reviewed 1 week ago
Horseback riding with mountain views

Absolutely loved this tour! Started with a nice AC van ride to Monserrat Monastery. Marc drove us to and from the Monastery. The drive was great filled with nice, interesting conversation. Marc was so nice and knowledgeable. He gave us the history of the Monastery...More

Thank V L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Book now!

We mainly booked this for the horse riding and didn’t really research the mountain/monastery before hand so was a total bonus. The Monastery itself was surreal and the views from the mountain are just incredible. Tour guide was lovely as was lady who took us...More

Thank CMT199
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Enjoyable tour

It was a really nice tour! The guides Paula and Flavio, and also the driver Albert were positive and kind people. They are knowledgeable and brought great energy into the tour. Horseback riding was fun and the views spectacular. Thanks to Juan! I totally recommend.

Thank Catia F
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