If you love art, this is a tour for you! Thanks to an audio guide*, a map, and an informative booklet, you can discover on your own all the most important facets of the monastery's history, not to mention the major sites of the Sanctuary of Montserrat.
The new completely renovated Montserrat audiovisual space is the result of the monastery's desire to provide more information to the thousands of pilgrims and visitors who want to know what Montserrat is and what it means. The Museum of Montserrat is home to one of the country's most important art collections. Containing works by Caravaggio, El Greco, Rusiñol, Casas, Picasso, Dali, Monet, and others, it also has a valuable collection of the Archaeology of the Ancient World with remains from the Near East (ancient Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Holy Land).[readmore]
Discover the most important details of the Montserrat Monastery's history with an Audio-Guide . Do nt lose this opporttunity and walk around the Monastery in parks and pedestrian path: you will be granted by enjoying the breathtaking views from the Montserrat Mountain, to see its beautiful nature and sights near the Monastery. If you are lucky you can also buy the local products produced by Catalonian farmers near the monastery!
How to get there:
The best option to reach Montserrat from Barcelona is to take the train and rack railway. At Barcelona - Plaça Espanya Station (metro and train station), there are trains of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya leaving for Montserrat every hour starting at 8:36 am. All trains: 8:36 - 9:36 -10:36 -11:36 - 12:36 - 13:36 -14:36 (please check in advance).
These tickets are not refundable due to the booking system characteristics
To enter you should be dressed properly: knees, stomach and shoulders must be covered for both genders
Audio-Guide Languages: English, Spanish, French, German
Do not enter with big bags, packages, suitcases or backpacks larger than 40 x 30 cm
Photos can be taken in the Basilica without flash and if there is no services are held. At the Throne of Our Lady please do not take any photos