Montserrat and Penedès Tour with Cava Tasting


Capture the heart of Catalunya on this full-day tour to iconic Montserrat and its Royal Basilica, and enjoy a wine tasting in the rural cava cellars of world-famous cava producer, Codorniu.

   Daily    10 hours

Discover on a one-day trip, two of the most famous attractions in Catalunya: Montserrat and Penedès.


Find in Montserrat the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna (La Moreneta) and one of the oldest European children's choirs, La Escolania.


Visit Penedès one of the most prestigious wine regions in the entire Spain and well-known for its Cava producing.

Have the opportunity to visit Codorníu Wine Cellars to introduce you to the Spanish sparkling wine Cava and allowing you to taste the finest.

Key details


This tour is available in English and Chinese (on request).


C/Palau de la Musica, 1 - 08003, Barcelona. 

(The office is located directly opposite the famous Palau de La Musica.)  


Daily at 08:30 a.m.


Approximately 10 hours.

Full description

A day tour from Barcelona to Montserrat is a must for the majority of visitors to Barcelona. It's probably the one place that they have heard all about before they arrive. The advantage of taking one of our small group day tours from Barcelona is that we can avoid the crowds and stay well clear of the other larger tour operators.

Our day starts at 8.30am from our office opposite the Palau de la Musica building. From here, the journey to Montserrat takes us about an hour or so.

Keeping to our philosophy of giving you plenty of free time to explore on your own, but guiding you in the right direction, the first thing we do on arrival is explaining the various options.

A visit to the sanctuary where the ‘Moreneta’ is housed is a must. The sanctuary has been in use for almost 1000 years for those pilgrims and other visitors who have climbed this spectacular mountain.

You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, with its five collections, ranging from Archaeology from the Biblical East to Modern Painting and Sculpture. 

A highlight of visiting Montserrat is listening to one of Europe’s oldest children’s choirs, La Escolania de Montserrat. They usually sing at 1 pm on weekdays and noon at the weekend.

Besides these cultural possibilities, there are numerous walks around Montserrat, ranging from easy strolls to serious hikes. Each trail offers a different perspective on the stunning views of the surrounding landscape, many of which are peppered with small chapels and hermitages.

You'll easily find a route to suit your taste and energy levels. But whether they're fairly strenuous treks or gentle walks, they all give you fantastic views to marvel at the unspoiled beauty of this protected natural park. 

If you'd rather not walk at all, then another option is to take one of the two rack railways, or the cable car, offering yet more views of the area. 

After a morning in Montserrat, we leave the mountain at around 2:30 pm, heading for Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, home to the famous Cava champagne and, in particular, home to Codorniu where we'll visit their vast underground wine cellars.

Sant Sadurní d’Anoia is situated in the Penedès wine-growing region, which boasts one of the widest varieties of grape of any wine-growing region in the world. 

The tour at Codorniu is a great chance to see exactly how the famous sparkling wine is produced, from the first pressing of the grapes to the second fermentation in the vast expanse of cellars. 

Of course, no winery visit would be complete without a taste of the best Cava!

We leave the winery at around 5:30 pm, returning to Barcelona for around 6:30 pm.

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  • Montserrat and Penedès tour departing from Barcelona.
  • Visit a Wine Cellar with cava tasting.
  • Professional guide.
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan or mini bus.
  • Small-group tour.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Meals or dinks.
  • Other services not specified.
  • Gratuities (optional).

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Amazing trip!
Our guide Gaspar was extremely knowledgeable. He was very engaging and wonderful as he pointed out many items and places of interest. Monserrat is stunning, a must-see. We enjoyed the Cava Tour at Codorniu as well. The pace of the tour was great, did not feel rushed at any time.

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