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Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour

Visit the Montserrat Monastery and enjoy the best of Wine & Cava in the vineyard in Penedés.

Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours
Montserrat Monastery Visit with Wine and Cava in Penedés Private Day Tour - In out Barcelona Tours

Hotel Pick-up

Duration: 10h

From: 132,50€

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    At your Hotel or Apartment

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Summary

Escape the crowds of the city and take a break to the Catalonian countryside. Take a full-day tour to the must-visit spots of the surroundings of Barcelona, the splendid natural park of the Montserrat Mountain and its 12th century Benedictine Monastery, home to the revered Black Virgin, and listen to the celestial tones of one the oldest boy’s choir in Europe. Your passionate guide will take you to a short walk to the top of the mountain to enjoy breathtaking views of the countryside.
Continue your day out driving to the verdant vineyards of Penedés to visit a family-run cellar that has been cultivating grapes since 1385. Enjoy stunning view of the vineyards and the Montserrat Mountain while tasting 3 different Cava, accompanied by local cured meats and cheese.

Tour highlights

  • Full-day tour from Barcelona to Montserrat Mountain and Penedes wine region

  • Visit the breathtaking Montserrat Mountain and its sacred Benedictine Abbey

  • Delight in the verdant beauty of Penedès and descend into the authentic wine cellars of the region

  • Visit a local Cava and taste different varieties of this sparkling wine

  • Learn about the rich cultural heritage of Catalonia from your expert guide

  • Private tour with hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Points of interest

  • MONTSERRAT MOUNTAIN NATURAL PARK:
    Declared a Natural Park in 1987, this rocky massif is characterized by the rounded shape of its peaks. The natural surroundings and rare beauty of the mountain offer the most spectacular beauty.

  • MONASTERY AND THE 'BLACK MADONNA':
    This Benedictine monastery has existed for nearly one thousand years. The place still serves as an authentic spiritual retreat center and place of pilgrimage in honor of the Virgin of Montserrat, Catalonia’s patron saint. The monastery houses the 'Black Madonna', a wooden carving from the 12th century, and a true symbol of the Catalan culture.

  • CHOIR OF MONTSERRAT:
    One of the oldest boys’ choirs in Europe, originating in the 14th century. These children participate in liturgical celebrations and community prayer in the basilica.

  • SANT SADURNÍ D’ANOIA:
    In Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, the capital of the Cava, are the wineries with more history and tradition. Its wine-growing past goes back almost five centuries of antiquity, right in this territory that we will visit, in 1872 it was elaborated for the first time digs in Spain following the Traditional Method, and with own grapes of the Penedès.

Tour Description

Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel or apartment and head to the mystic mountain of Montserrat, a place of pilgrimage since old times and part of the Camino de Santiago.
Surrounded by the magnificent scenery of the Catalan countryside, at 2380 feet above sea level, stands the old Benedictine Monastery of Montserrat, an authentic spiritual retreat center consisting of nearly a thousand years of history. Take the chance to visit the Basilica, home of the famous “Moreneta”, the Black Madonna that appeared in the IX century, giving rise to the hermitage of Santa Maria and its worship for centuries. Don’t miss the angelic voices of La Escolania de Montserrat, one of the oldest Boy’s Choir in Europe.
Enjoy stunning views of the Natural Park: on sunny days you can see up to the Pyrenees mountains.
Continue your day in the countryside and drive to the Penedes wine region, the capital of Cava. We bring you to a family run cellar of 1385 and celebrated for its organic and ecological cultivation of grapes. This cellar is well known for its premium production of a superior Cava called Corpinnat, a distinguished great sparkling wine made in the heart of the Penedès from 100% organic grapes harvested by hand and entirely vinified on the premises of the winery.
Visit the cellar and descent to the dungeons where the wine is secretly kept for several years. Learn by the hand of an expert viticultor on wine production and grapes growing.
Taste 3 varieties of local wines and cava’s, paired with traditional cheeses and cold meats while enjoying great views of the Catalan countryside with the Montserrat mountain at the background.

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Tour information

Included
  • Professional local guide
  • Visit to Montserrat Monastery
  • Short walking tour of the Natural Park of Montserrat
  • Listen to the famous Escolanía de Montserrat Boys Choir (subject to seasonal availability)
  • Visit of a traditional cava cellar dating back to 1385
  • Tasting of 3 wines and cava’s paired with local tapas and bites
  • Private tour to ensure a personalized experience
Not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food or beverages
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