Trip to Montserrat – March 24

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Description

Visit one of the most astonishing hiking destinations near Barcelona. Next to the Mountain Montserrat you get to see the beautiful Monastery that is a sightseeing must in Catalonia.

What and where is Montserrat?

Visit the mountain Montserrat and it’s monastery. 

 It is a multi-peaked mountain range 1 hour away from Barcelona. It is well known for its Benedictine abbey, that hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary. “Montserrat” in Catalan means serrated mountain, that describes the formations of the mountain. It consists of a multitude of rock formations that are visible from far away. In 1987 it was declared a natural park. 

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Time and day

09:00 to 18:00

We meet at 09:00am at Plaza Espanya between the two Venetian towers.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

This is an excellent one-day trip if you love hiking and history

Meeting point: Plaza Espanya between the two towers

How much is it?

non-Studentfy Card Holders / Erasmus

15 €

Studentfy Card holders

13 €

What does the price include?

Private bus

The bus is going to take you from Barcelona to Montserrat and back to Barcelona (Plaza Espanya)

Guided tour

A tour guide will explain the area and how to enjoy its beauty using radio-guided system with headphones.

Plan

  • 09:00 Meeting point in Plaza Espanya between the two Venetian towers
  • 09:15 Departure from Barcelona
  • 10:45 Arrive in Montserrat
  • 10:45 to 11:00 You’ll be given a map and an explanation of the area and recommendations for the trip
  • 11:00 to 13:00 We will walk through the mountains till the highest peaked,it’s name Sant Joan (1236 m)
  • 13:00 Lunch time in nice area between the mountains
  • 14:00 to 15:00 Walking down to the monastery
  • 15:00 to 16:00 Enter the monastery, where we will see the Virgin of Montserrat, and you will be able to touch her!
  • 16:30 we meet again (the same point where the bus left us)
  • 18:00 arrive in  Barcelona.

Recommendations

– It’s almost impossible to stop the bus if someone needs to use the bathroom. Please use the bathroom before the bus moves.
– Wear sports clothes and sunscreen
– There is a restaurant there but it’s a bit expensive. Bring snacks and small sandwiches.

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This trip is organized and run by Barcelona Trips (Licence number: GC-3213) and brought to you by Studentfy.

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