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Montserrat Horse Riding Tour

16 reviews | 130 travellers
The horseback riding was such a great experience. Be sure you are honest about your previous experience when asked. Some on my tour were “optimistic”. The visit to Montserrat was also good. Our guide was knowledgeable and the minivan ride was comfy. We were able to listen to the boys choir. If the weather was great, you might want more time there to do some walking; but it was a little on our day and the length was plenty long.
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 123.20
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Do you want to discover Catalonia’s most famous mountain in a unique way? Join our horse riding half-day tour to Montserrat and admire the beautiful scenery along the National Park.

Do you want to discover Catalonia’s most famous mountain in a unique way? Join our horse riding half-day tour to Montserrat and admire the beautiful scenery along the National Park.

Montserrat Horse Riding Tour

Depart from the city center at 8:30am on a minibus in direction of Montserrat Mountain. During the one-hour ride sit back and admire Barcelona and the singular corrugated summit of Catalonia’s most emblematic elevation.

Once you get to the destination, step inside the beautiful tenth century Romanesque Montserrat Monastery located at the top of the mountain accompanied by your professional bilingual guide. Discover the history of this Benedictine monastery, still inhabited by 150 monks, and the Virgin of Montserrat. This small statue of the Virgin Mary and Child is the most revered icon in Catalonia and the province’s patron saint.

Upon arrival at the equestrian center, embark on a memorable horseback ride (after receiving some initial instructions) in the scenic natural park. During the horse-trekking, your instructor will give you riding tips and how to groom a horse.

After a fun day enjoying nature, take the bus back to Barcelona. You will be back in the city center at 1pm.

Do we need to have horse riding experience?

No previous horse experience is needed to participate in this tour.

Will we see the Escolania de Montserrat Choir?

The famous Escolania de Montserrat, the oldest boys' choir in Europe, performs from Monday to Friday.

However, the ability to attend the choir depends on availability on the day. If possible, you will have the opportunity to watch the choir, but it will always be subject to schedules and space in the venue.

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Price

Per person Children under 12
US$ 123.20
not permitted
  • Per person

    US$ 123.20
  • Children under 12

    not permitted

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

5 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Bilingual expert guide.

Admission and guided tour of Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey.

Watch the boys’ choir Escolanía de Montserrat perform (Mondays – Fridays, subject to availability).

Horseback ride with professional monitor.

Not included

Tips (optional).

Food and drinks.

Hotel pick up.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 123.20

Meeting point

Pasaje de la Concepción, 7.

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