The Magic Mountain
Discover what to see in Montserrat, one of the most interesting places near Barcelona . Enjoy this excursion to Montserrat and visit its Magic Mountain and the Montserrat Museum which is a veritable treasure trove of works of art throughout history. Enjoy this comfortable round trip and visit Montserrat and its amazing Montserrat Museum with six permanent collections.
Surprised yourself by nature, the spirituality and the art that Montserrat hides with this excursion to Montserrat that includes a visit to the Montserrat Museum which is a large art museum, housing six different permanent collections and playing host to two temporary exhibitions. A lot of visitors to Montserrat are not aware of the treasures that lie within the museum. Take a stroll around and you will find the likes of Picasso, Dali and Caravaggio nestled in amongst less well-known artists. During the trip, our expert guide will explain to us what to see in Montserrat, a beautiful mountain enclave at 1200 meters high with amazing rock formations where one of the oldest monasteries of Catalonia is located. We will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat from the 16th century, which has a Romanesque carving from the 12th century of the Virgen de la Moreneta, Patroness of Catalonia. The Sanctuary of Montserrat is an important meeting point for pilgrims who have encouraged the emergence of stories, legends and miracles. We will have the opportunity to visit the Montserrat Museum with paintings by Caravaggio or El Greco among many others. After the visit, we will have free time to enjoy the beautiful open-air heritage of Montserrat, the Cueva de la Moreneta as well as the singing of the children from the Escolanía of the Monasterio, one of the oldest in Europe (choir only on excursions in the morning). Don’t miss this visit to Montserrat and its Museum that is considered one of the national referent museums and is also one of the most visited in Catalonia.