Barcelona Montserrat Monastery and Horseback Riding Excursion (S3377)

Duration 5 h 30 min
Activity Level Low
Minimum Age 12 Years Old
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  • Round-trip transportation from the meeting point in Barcelona!
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish speaking), professional excursion guide!
  • Discover Montserrat, Catalonia's most emblematic mountain!
  • Spot the Massif of Montserrat!
  • Visit the Benedictine Monastery!
  • Descent to the equestrian center on the cable car!
  • Guided horseback riding with an experienced monitor!
  • All taxes and fees are included!
  • Groups limited to 6 participants!

Enjoy a memorable day in Montserrat, escaping the hustle and bustle of Barcelona with this horse riding experience in the Natural Park and visit to the Monastery atop the Mountain. Awe at the breathtaking views while living a unique experience and learning the basics of horse riding. But don't forget your camera so you can capture exclusive memories in the countryside!

If you are visiting Barcelona before, during, or after your cruise, or simply in town on Holiday, you must take advantage of this great opportunity to take the short trek to Montserrat. This half-day excursion is led by a bilingual, expert guide who will take you on a journey through history and nature. Upon meeting at a central location, and utilizing safe, private transportation on the way to the Monastery, you will admire the Massif of Montserrat, a spectacular multi-peaked rocky range packed of unique needle-shape formations.

Upon arrival, you will explore the Monastery, which was founded in the 10th century and still functions to this day with over 150 monks. It is also well-known for hosting the figure of La Moreneta (the dark one), who is the patron saint of Catalonia. Your guide will bring history alive through their dynamic presentation of both the historical and cultural elements of this Monastery, dating back nearly a thousand years.

As a feast for your ears, you will be treated to the angelic voices of Escolania de Montserrat, one of the oldest boy choirs in Europe. Following your time in the monastery, your ticket allows you to board the Montserrat Cable Car where you will observe the area's fascinating flora and fauna as you descend to a local equestrian center located at the foothill of the Massif.

Get ready for a thrilling horseback ride along the Natural Park, offering breathtaking views of Montserrat, while enjoying the freedom and tranquility of the countryside. Led by experienced guides, the route is suitable for everyone. Enjoy the ride and the spectacular sight of the mountain! Your riding time is approximately 2 hours. Note that only one person per horse is allowed - no tandem riding. Private transportation will return you to Barcelona where you are free to explore or return to your cruise ship or hotel at your own leisure and expense.

Comfortable clothing, footwear, and a camera are all you need to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. This excursion highlights the very best of Catalonia, exploring both culture and history. Private, luxury transportation and a passionate, bilingual excursion guide, ensure a top quality, personalized experience!

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Barcelona Montserrat Monastery and Horseback Riding Excursion Reviews


Enjoy a memorable day in Montserrat, escaping the hustle and bustle of Barcelona with this horse riding experience in the Natural Park and visit to the Monastery atop the mountain. Awe at the breathtaking views while living a unique experience!

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Susannah Parish Calgary, Alberta
Unforgetable Experience
     5/5 Visited in January 2018

Excellent opportunity to enjoy a private and peacefull getaway in Barcelona. The ride to Montserrat was breathtaking. Our experienced guide answered all our questions. The ride downhill on the cable car was amazing! The equestrian center was beautiful. Horses well taken care of and easy to ride. The landscape was perfect to enjoy this horseback excursion.
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Mauro Romero Buenos Aires, Argentina
     5/5 Visited in December 2017

Unique experience that we will treasure forever. Our guide did an excellent job providing us with details on what we were about to experience. When we arrive to the monastery we were able to admire the architecture, statues, and choir. For the horseback riding, we were matched with a beautiful white stallion. It was an amazing experience that we did not want it to end!
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