Montserrat Abbey: The Symbol of Catalan Culture

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 km
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Duration 1h - 1h 30m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover the millennium long history of the Montserrat Abbey guided by your own in-app audio tour
  • See the famous Black Madonna and get to know different legends that surround this ancient statue
  • Admire the majestic architecture of the Montserrat Basilica
  • Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the surrounding mountains
  • Delve into the history of Catalonia and get to know distinct colorful traditions of this region
Explore the highlights of the Montserrat Abbey guided by this comprehensive in-app audio tour. If there is a place that better than anything else embodies the spirit and colors of the Catalan culture, it is the Montserrat Abbey. Located high on the Montserrat Mountain, for nearly a thousand years, this iconic place attracts visitors from different corners of the world. It is a center of pilgrimage with hundreds of thousands of people coming here every year to venerate La Moreneta - an ancient dark-skinned statue of the Virgin Mary. It is the center of education and the home of the renowned Escolania school and choir which dates back as far as the 14th century. Incredible panoramic views of the surrounding mountains make it a perfect destination for hiking with scenic trails where every step is felled with history and legends. This audio tour will take you through all of the highlights of Montserrat. 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
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • Train and rack railway tickets to the Montserrat Abbey
  • Food and drinks
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

Cremallera De Montserrat
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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