Montserrat, Tapas & Wine

Montserrat, Tapas & Wine


This is a morning half day tour, conceived as a condensed version of our longer Montserrat, Food and Wine. It aims at dropping you off early in the afternoon. It’s the right tour for you if you would like to have some free time in the afternoon or evening in Barcelona, to keep on touring around or even flying out. The shared content and information are the same than in longer versions of this tour! However, it has less free time throughout the experience. Make the most out of our wine country in just one long morning!


Tour description

We present you a combo of history and wine thanks to which you will be able to get as much as you can get of Barcelona’s surroundings in one long morning! We have designed the best timings to be able to offer you a highlights tour that combines the best of Montserrat with its surrounding beautiful wine country. The perfect match with an early arrive to Barcelona so you can keep on rocking your day!

Like in all our guided tours you will enjoy the intimacy our small groups provide throughout the entire experience. Your Castlexperience English-speaking local tour guide will take you to the stunning Montserrat massif, where you will discover splendid views and unbelievable history thanks to our Montserrat guided tour, typical in our tours. You will also enjoy some free time on your own (45 min. approx.) that will allow you to browse through the tastiest local products and stroll around this amazing blend of history and scenery!

If the formula is history and wine, it is time now for the latter! We collaborate with many local wine makers, and we always select the cellars we visit in our tours based on authenticity and the existence of a rich historical background. Let your guide take you to one of these beautiful spots in the wine country nearby Montserrat and show you around. You will visit the premises, learn about Spanish and Catalan wine country, get a fun introduction to the art of wine tasting, all accompanied by a selection of traditional Spanish tapas to finish off the morning!

Approximate itinerary

08:30 am Meet at Plaza Catalunya, 21 (by the Hard Rock Café) 
08:45 am Departure for Montserrat Monastery 
10:00 am Guided visit through Montserrat Monastery 
11:00 am Free time at Montserrat (around 45 minutes)
11:45 am Meet your tour guide again
12:00 pm Departure for the winery
12:40 pm Guided visit through the vineyards and the cellar
1:40 pm Wine tasting (3 local wines) and tapas lunch
2:30 pm Departure for Barcelona*
3:30-4:00 pm Arrival to Plaza Catalunya, 21 (by the Hard Rock Café)

 

09:15 am Meet at Plaza Catalunya, 21 (by the Hard Rock Café) 
09:30 am Departure for Montserrat Monastery
10:45 am Guided visit through Montserrat Monastery
12:00 pm Free time at Montserrat (around 1 hour)
1:00 pm Meet your tour guide again
1:30 pm Departure for the winery
2:15 pm Guided visit through the vineyards and the cellar
3:15 pm Wine tasting (3 local wines) and tapas lunch
4:00 pm Departure for Barcelona*
5:00 pm Arrival to Plaza Catalunya, 21 (by the Hard Rock Café)

*Please note that the way back to Barcelona takes around 1 h – 1 h 30 minutes depending on traffic conditions.


Included

  • Small groups! There is a maximum of 16 people per guide.
  • Shared transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Guided visit to Montserrat Monastery (around 1 hour)
  • Brief free time at Montserrat (around 45 minutes)*
  • Guided visit to a family run, traditional Catalan winery
  • Three local wine tasting
  • Traditional tapas lunch with dessert
  • Possibility to buy the wine at the cellar (shipping available)

*Please note that the free time during this tour does not allow enough time to visit the Museum of Montserrat, touch the Black Madonna, attending to l’Escolania performance or ride the funicular. Check our full-day Montserrat, Food & Wine Tour if you are interested in these activities. There are many more activities to invest your time in, like visiting the Farmer’s Market or hiking to spectacular viewpoints.

Excluded

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Tips and gratuities

 

Additional Information

  • The meeting point is Plaza Catalunya, 21 (right by the Hard Rock Cafe).
  • The tour departs at 8:45 am or 9:30 depending on the option selected – meet strictly 15 minutes before the departure time.
  • Once at the meeting point, please look for a bright pink umbrella.
  • Our tours depart on time to avoid delays. Please note that late shows or no shows may be rescheduled, but not refunded.
  • There is a limit of 16 people per group, although we reserve the right to extend the limit to 18.
  • Transportation will be shared with other groups.
  • Please note that we reserve the right to modify the order in which we visit the sites if considered necessary.
  • This tour can be booked in a private format, and also in other languages. Check out this link for more information.
  • If you have reduced mobility, please contact us before booking. We’ll do our best to welcome you on board!
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended as there is some walking involved.
  • Temperatures in Montserrat and the winery tend to be more extreme than in Barcelona. Please check the weather forecast the day before and dress accordingly.
  • Infants aged 3 or less may join the tour free of charge but please note that no car seat or meals are provided.
  • We cater for any dietary allergies or restrictions.

Number of people in your group

Ticket type Price Nº of persons
Adult 69.95€
Senior
> 65 y/o
67.95€
Child
4-12 y/o
49.95€
Infant
Children under 3 y/o may join any tour free of charge, but please note no food, drinks or car seats are provided
0€
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