Montserrat & Wine & gastronomy: the perfect matching

Tour Number

Activity Level

383350


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Religious Heritage, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Catalan (fluent), English (fluent), French (basic), Spanish (fluent), Italian (conversational), Japanese (conversational)

Explore one of the corner-stones of the Catalan culture


Explore the Monastery of Montserrat, home to the famous Black Madonna, La Escolania, a beautiful and unique rock formation, sawed and sculpted by thousands of years of wind and rain, is the house of "La Moreneta" and the monastery of Montserrat, an important Catholic pilgrimage spot founded in the 12th-century. Aside from its religious and cultural importance, the mountain also boasts unbeatable views from its peaks and then follow me through the vineyards of just outside Sant Pau d'Ordal, on the Can Vendrell de la Codina estate, is the modernist winery designed by Josep Maria Pericas in 1925.

For art lovers, this is a must see. The wine staircase is a great work by artist Joan Raven (Vilafranca, 1963) that presides over all four floors of the main house's staircase and then enjoy the typical Catalan cuisine offered by one of the most emblematic restaurants of Sant Pau d'Ordal, Cal Xim, at a special price during the week, with a menu prepared especially for the occasion.
First of all, to whet our appetite

Itinerary

Pick up at your place
Montserrat's bottom
Monastery of Montserrat
Farmers market
Hike for the perfect view in Sant Joseph's cross or going to Sant Joan's hermit or The Holy Grotto
Santa Cecilia's church
Winery Can Batlle and enjoy the cava
Back to your place

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet you at your hotel or any other central Barcelona location you request.

End location: This ends wherever you request - back at your place or wherever you wish to be.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Minivan

What’s Included

Private tour guide
Traveling expenses (road tax, gasoline)
Parking
Welcome to the winery.
Guided visit to the vineyards
Visit the barrel room and learn how we elaborate our wines.
Visit the cava cellar and discover how we produce cava.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 euros - Food

What’s Extra

The tour and wine tasting at Albet i Noya + lunch at El Mirador de les Caves restaurant with some of our wines. (39 euros)

Restrictions

I prefer not to drive during tours. We can use public transportation (metro, taxi) or I can arrange a private car or a minivan with driver.
I will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

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Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/MontserratWine-PrivateTour

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