"Have a Religious experience . . ." Day Trip: Montserrat Tip by acjack

Day Trip: Montserrat, Barcelona: 50 reviews and 86 photos


Take the train from Barcelona around 30 miles to the Monastery of Montserrat to see the 12th century 'Black Virgin'. From the train you'll take a cable car up the mountain, it is a very dramatic ride. Even if you're not religious, this is an experience to have. I highly recommend staying the night at the only hotel at the top of the mountain (Abat Cisneros Hotel). It allows you to experience the sunrise from a wonderful vantage point and a chance to hike and explore the area. The hotel is around $50-80 a night, make sure you get a room with a front facing window.

Address: About 50kms NE of Barcelona
Phone: +34 931 80 70 09
Website: http://www.sacred-destinations.com/spain/montserrat-shrine.htm

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 26, 2006
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