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I visited Montserrat as part of an excellent Busplana tour, and after seeing the key sites around the church we had some free time so decided to take the walk to St Michael's cross. We are both over 60 and did not find the walk...More
It was great to get out of the City and see spectacular scenery in the mountains. The Hike/Walk was all downhill but was steep at several spots. Still was an easy walk and we saw people of all ages and fitness along the way. In...More
Great value for money and time ... a friendly and informative host who provided numerous options for the free time to explore.
There was so much to do and see and just not enough time. We are very keen to return and see more!!
When you arrive at the monastery, you can visit the tourist information center to get a map, which shows the various hiking trails and the estimated time to cover them. One of my recommendations is to hike to the Saint Michael’s Cross. This is probably...More
Visiting Montserrat was recommended by friends and supposedly Gaudi’s place of inspiration for much of his work. We went by train and then cable car. Opting to avoid the monastery we caught the vernacular up to St Joan’s, lunched in the rocks, walked in the...More
If you only have time for one walk, I would choose this one.This walk begins in back of the Santa Cova Funicular. Look for the documented signs to St. Michael's Path. The walk takes about 20 minutes each way. It is more uphill on the...More
Just slightly over an hour by train from Barcelona, you can reach Montserrat by the funicular or by cable car. Of course you can also drive up there.
The walking trials are amazing and the views from Montserrat are absolutely amazing.
Breathtaking views, the pictures don’t them justice!
1) Plan to spend time at the top walking around or just sitting on the rocks taking in the view.
2) Note that you must take either the Aeri (cable car) or cremallera (train) to get to the...More