The experience starts in the upper part of Passeig de Gràcia, before journeying to experience the natural splendor of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most emblematic mountain, topped by a Benedictine Monastery. Montserrat is an ideal trip to spend a fun day in nature, just a few kilometers away from Barcelona.
Board the Aeri Cable Car to observe the area’s fascinating flora and fauna. On the way to the Monastery, admire the Massif of Montserrat, a spectacular multi-peaked rocky range packed of unique needle-shape formations. The whimsical shapes of the most emblematic mountain of Catalonia are the result of a geological and geomorphological process of millions of years.
Upon arrival, visit 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 by explaining the history and ventures of this Monastery dating nearly a thousand years.
The Sant Joan funicular offers an impressive panoramic view of the Montserrat mountain, from a height of 1,000 meters above sea level. From the viewpoint you can enjoy unparalleled views.
Once you have been impressed with the visit to the interior of the monastery, you will start a moderate trekking down to reach the Masia Farmhouse with the best specialized guide
During the descent, if you look closely you can find among the most characteristic fauna of the area wild boars and goats like mammals easier to see and the Bonelli eagles and the real owls like showy birds, although of nocturnal habits. The salamander, the common toad, the jay, the hawk, the snake and the bat, among other faunistic elements, complement the ecology of the mountain.
After that, once in Farmhouse you will have a lunch from farm to table based in a delicious 3-course menu; first course salad, second course combination of barbecue (vegetarian and halal option) and dessert with stunning views.
After this full day of adventures you will return to the center of Barcelona by private transport.
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