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Tickets for Montserrat From Barcelona + Museum: Roundtrip

Swap the chaos of the city for the mountains

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Starting time
8:36, 8:55, 9:36, 10:36, 11:36, 11:56, 12:36, 12:56 and 13:36. Last train back leaves at 18:00
  • Your roundtrip train ride from Barcelona is included, meaning an easy ride to the top of Montserrat. Check out those views!
  • Take some impressive photos of this Benedictine monastery, natural park, spiritual shrine and Catalan cultural center all in one, and don't forget the impressive art collection
  • Witness the unusual rock formations of Catalonia, and see the famous Black Faced Madonna. You'll learn the hows and whys with your audio guide.

This daytrip to Montserrat is a chance to escape the city craziness of Barcelona and satisfy your craving for calm. At the top of a distinctive mountain (its name means "Serrated Mountain" in Catalan) you'll see some spectacular art, mooch about one of Catalonia’s most magnificent places, and even enjoy a spot of liqueur tasting.

You'll hop on the train from Barcelona's Plaza España to the FGC train station, climbing over 600 meters as you journey through gorgeous mountain surroundings to this spiritual shrine, and what's perhaps the epitome of Catalan culture.

When you're at the top, check out the audio-visual wonder that is Montserrat Behind Closed Doors. Learn about the monastery's heritage, the sanctuary and the mountains, and browse paintings by luminaries like Berruguete, El Greco, Caravaggio, Fortuny, Rusiñol, Casas, Nonell, Picasso and Dali, from the 13th through 20th centuries.

Say hello to the 12th century Virgin of Montserrat Basilica (Black Faced Madonna), and learn about the truths and mysteries surrounding her. (Hint: it started, as all good stories do, with some shepherd boys). You might have to queue for this privilege - 20 to 40 minutes is normal in the morning - but you can look forward to a drink for your efforts afterwards - there's that liqueur tasting to be done at the Montserrat shop, (hic!)

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What's included
  • Round trip train ticket
  • Audio-visual guide
  • Montserrat museum
  • Liqueur tasting
  • Food and beverages
FGC Ticket Office
Plaça Espanya, 2413, 08004, Barcelona
Montserrat Mountain
Muntanya de Montserrat, Barcelona

Validate your tickets between 08:00 and 13:00 at the ticket office FGC Plaça d'Espanya to take the R5 train to Monistrol de Montserrat.


Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Key info
Audio guide
Catalan, Spanish, English, Russian, French and German
Additional info

Opening Hours - Montserrat

  • Information office, audiovisual space, and museum: 09:00 - 17:45
  • Basilica: 07:30 - 20:00
  • Tabernacle of Our Lady: 08:00 - 10:30 and 12:00 - 18:30
  • The Boy's Choir sings 'Salve and Virolai' from Monday to Friday at 13:00 and on Sundays at 12:00
May 9, 2018
This attraction is definitely worth it. The views from atop the massifs are breathtaking.
Tip: When you get to the Montserrat, don’t wait in queue to view the Black Faced Madonna. Just go up Funicular de Sant Joan and explore the mountain tops. You can go back to the Montserrat in afternoon when there are no lengthy queues
May 2, 2018
This is a must see day-trip out of Barcelona. The trip by train was very interesting and the Museum and Cathedral were fascinating.
Mar 24, 2018
Was well priced, easy instructions, no cues.. great day trip!
Mar 9, 2018
Excellent very trust travel company.
Dec 21, 2017
Very Nice place!!
Oct 23, 2017
Good organisation , information and instruction, excellent experience and landscape.
Oct 17, 2017
Beautiful views and interesting art. Overwhelming amount to see. Very religious landmark.
Oct 11, 2017
We had a great time in montserrat/ the ticket gave us access to the train from
Barcelona station and from the railway line to Montserrat. People were helpful everywhere and the tickets recognized easily. We were surprised by the great buffet included and loved the museum with works from
Monet, Picasso, renoir and lots of Spanish painters from the time. You need to match the train from
Barcelona with the time slot you choose to see the museum but it was explained in our tickets and we were told the time we needed to be at station in Barcelona.//We waited hiked up in the mountains ( ticket does not include cable car to the top) and managed also to touch the miraculous Virgin statue with no line( at 4:00 you can see the madonnabtoll 4:30) and later on around 6.The mountains are impressive and we were amazed that such a small place could contain so many people. The tickets did make things easier for us.
Jun 18, 2017
Museum and audio-visual tour are a joke ! You are better off simply getting the train tickets . Also keep in mind the 40eur bundle does NOT include the short rail that gets you from the actual monastery up the mountain.
May 9, 2017
Very good

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