Trip to Montserrat and Sitges from Barcelona

Trip to Montserrat and Sitges from Barcelona

May 19, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

While at Montserrat, you’ll ride to the top of the mountain on the rack railway for panoramic views, and enjoy the monastery’s audiovisual presentation, Montserrat portes endins (history of Montserrat).

Montserrat and Cava trail tour

Montserrat and Cava trail tour

February 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Leaving Barcelona, you’ll head straight to Montserrat. On arrival, you can visit the Royal Basilica where the famous 12th-century statue of the Black Virgin is housed. At 1pm on weekdays there is the opportunity to hear one of Europe’s oldest children’s choirs, La Escolania de Montserrat. While you’re here, take the opportunity to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, go for a walk in the surrounding parklands or ride the rack railway or cable car up the mountain.

Montserrat Basilica tour from Barcelona

January 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Royal Basilica of Montserrat has been one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta, the Black Virgin.