Montserrat Abbey: Audio Tour with Railway Ticket and Escolania Concert

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 km
Duration 6h - 8h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • Take a unforgettable journey from Barcelona to the Montserrat Abbey guided by this in-app audio tour
  • Admire the heavenly music of the famous Escolania Choir - one of the oldest boys' choir in Europe
  • See the famous Black Madonna and get to know different legends that surround this ancient statue
  • Delve into the history of Catalonia and get to know colorful traditions of this distinct region
  • Enjoy the trip and don't worry about the tickets - they are included in the tour
Explore the Montserrat Abbey on a half-day trip guided by this comprehensive in-app audio tour. The Montserrat Mountain and the monastery located here are one of the symbols of Catalonia. For almost a millennium, this iconic place attracts visitors from different corners of the world. They come to see the famous Mareneta – a venerated ancient statue of the Virgin Mary, to come into contact with the spiritual traditions preserved by the community of Benedictine monks. Another important highlight of the trip to Montserrat is the world-famous choir of the abbey. Its existence dates as far back as the 14th century. Called Escolania, this celebrated boys’ choir is widely known for their angelic voices and a clean and pure a cappella style. This tour begins at the Plaça d'Espanya in Barcelona. From the station located under this iconic square, a train will take you to the Montserrat Mountain. Along the way you will have a chance to enjoy scenic Catalan countryside accompanied by the audio commentary that will introduce you to the history of this one-of-a-kind place. Then to get to the Montserrat Abbey located high on the mountain you will travel on the Rack Railway. The audio tour will take you through all of the highlights of the Abbey including the famous Black Madonna – La Moreneta. Note: The Escolania Concert begins at 1 p.m. However, the performance times may vary in accordance with religious celebrations. Keep it in mind planning your trip.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Train and rack railway roundtrip tickets from Barcelona to the Montserrat Abbey
  • Admission to the Montserrat Audio Visual Museum
  • Ticket to the singing of the Escolania Boys' Choir
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • Food and drinks
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

Espanya Station, Plaça d'Espanya
Espanya
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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