Private Vehicle to Montserrat Monastery, A Winery Visit in the Penedes Region, and Gaudí's Crypt at the Colónia Guell
A private day tour of the Catalan countryside. Chose from these great options, or plan your own custom route:
* a visit to the Montserrat mountain and its famous monastery and black madonna, an extraordinary landscape with views of the whole country; an optional extra is ride the funicular railway to the top or visit the excellent museum with paintings by Dalí, Picasso, and Caravaggio; * the Colonia Güell to see Gaudí's most original work, the crypt of his unfinished masterpiece; * a guided tour and tasting at the famous Cordoniu or Freixenet cava wineries; * a boutique winery and tasting; * Coves of Montserrat caves - great for kids!
Customize your tour, with an option of lunch in a country restaurant.
I'll collect you from your hotel and we'll drive out of the city. It takes about 45 minutes to the Colonia Guell to see Gaudi's extraordinary church and enjoy a walk through the company village.
The tour of the historic Cordoniu winery in the Penedes wine region south of Barcelona lasts about 90 minutes; or visit a boutique winery for a unique experience.
In Montserrat we will have a good walk around, visit the Basilica to see the Black Madonna and ride the funicular railway up to the top of the mountain for the wonderful views across Catalunya.
The Coves de Montserrat is a guided underground exploration of these limestone caves.
We can stop for lunch in Montserrat, in a country restaurant or at the Colonia Guell.
We will be back at your hotel in Barcelona by late afternoon. The order may vary depending on what time the English language tour of the winery is scheduled.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 8 hours
We'll travel in my compact Honda Hybrid (a Fit in America), which has ac.
For more than 4 I'll arrange a vehicle for up to 7 people.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
13 Euros - Tickets for the funicular railway, if you take it.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
Covid19 considerations: Tours by locals advice and local controls are clear and sensible. So no handshakes for now, and I'll have a mask in enclosed spaces, like vehicles or museums. Any vehicle we use will be sanitized before each tour.
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This is a great tour and highly recommend it to anyone visiting the Barcelona area. We further recommend Jim. He is a great guide and a pleasure to be with.