Go to Montserrat mountain with this 7-hour self-guided Vespa tour and visit one of the best locations in Catalonia.
Montserrat is a great day trip, this mountain reaches over 4000 feet/1236 meters high and is only 50 km from Barcelona. Every year thousands of visitors – alpinists, climbers, cultural tourists, ecotourists, hikers, nature lovers, mountain bikers, pilgrims, and speleologists come to visit Montserrat.
Sights & Attractions: Montserrat Mountain; Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey; Basílica of Montserrat; Black Madonna; Museum of Montserrat; Monastery of Santa Cecília of Montserrat, Monistrol de Montserrat and more.
High level of riding experience needed to this route.
10:00am | 10:30am
Perfect activity for couples, family and friends.
Exploring Montserrat mountain has become, today, one of the most popular day trips in Catalonia.
Visit the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey which dates back to the 9th century. This abbey has always played an important role in the spiritual life of Catalonia, it’s a rite of passage to hike the mountain to watch the sunrise from the top of Montserrat. The Basilica, next to the monastery, home to the revered Black Madonna, holds also one of the monastery’s most important attractions.
See the Museum of Montserrat you will find a great collection of art masterpieces from 13th to the 20th century. It presents works from Berruguete, Caravaggio, Dali, Degas, El Greco, Monet, Picasso, Pissarro and Rusiñol among other artists. The museum also hosts art pieces from ancient Egypt and jewelry from 15th to 20th century. If you want to visit inside we suggest to you book your ticket a few days before you travel to Montserrat.
Get to know the Monastery of Santa Cecília of Montserrat, located in one of the best locations of the mountain of Montserrat, and only a five minute drive from the Sanctuary. Here you will see a Roman Church dating back from the 11th century with abstract art inside, designed in the early 20th century by the modernist architect Joseph Puig i Cadafalch.
Stop at Monistrol de Montserrat, known as well as Montserrat-Vila, is situated on the eastern flank of the massif above the valley of Llobregat river. It is connected with the with the monastery and railway station – Cremallera de Montserrat. Here you will also find great restaurants and bars to get to know local gastronomy.
Since there is so much to see and plenty of places to take pictures, you want to be there for a few hours. That’s why we prepared to you this self-guided tour – to discover this very unique place, by vespa, at your own.
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