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Start your day trip from Barcelona in a comfortable Bus to the mountain of Montserrat which rises majestically to 4,051 feet (1,236 meter). The rocks of Montserrat were formed by natural cement of sand during centuries. The wind and the rain have shaped this mountain with strange and varied forms. Many people's imaginations see human or animal shapes in some of these peaks, giving them names and inventing legends to explain their fantastic origins. This trip to Montserrat will give you the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful and breathtaking views of the Montserrat Mountain, one of nature’s special creations.
You will visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous 12th century Romanesque carving of Verge Moreneta (the Black Virgin). You will be able to see the famous statue of the Black Virgin from a distance. The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat has been founded in 1025 and furnishes a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the saint patron of Catalonia who is embedded in the monastery's Royal Basilica. The little monastery soon started to receive pilgrims and visitors who contributed to the spread of stories of miracles and wonders performed by the Virgin. Today, Montserrat has been modernized and continue participating to the needs to pilgrims, one thousand years after the monastery was originally founded.
You will be given some free time to visit the audiovisual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat. And taste typical liquors of Montserrat.
Schedule: Daily at 9.15am all year round (except 25/12; 01/01)
Duration: 5.5 hours aprox.
Language: English, German, French
Transport: Comfortable, roomy air-conditioned private coach. Please note that all coachs tours involve some light walking.
Price for children (age 4-12): 40€
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