Montserrat Abbey: Audio Tour with Railway Ticket from Barcelona

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4 km
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
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by Ljubov
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  • Set on a trip from Barcelona to the Montserrat Abbey together with this self-guided audio tour
  • Discover the millennium long history of the Montserrat Abbey
  • Examine the renowned Moreneta and learn about the various legends surrounding this ancient statue
  • Admire abbey's majestic architecture and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the surrounding mountains
  • 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 its famous monastery are a symbol of Catalonia. They represent the history, rich traditions, and uniqueness of the region. For nearly a thousand years, this iconic destination has drawn visitors from all over the world. Pilgrims set on a journey here to see the famous Black Madonna - an ancient dark-skinned statue of the Virgin Mary. Some go on a trip here hoping that around incredible mountain scenery and picturesque Catalan nature they will find peace and enlightenment. Others come to learn more about the land of Barcelona – Catalonia and its turbulent past. 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. Exploring the monastery in your own pace, you will hear fascinating stories behind the Montserrat attractions and learn about the significance of this incredible place in the religious and cultural life of Catalonia.

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
  • 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
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
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