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Montserrat - Things to Know Before Visiting

08199 Monistrol de Montserrat, Barcelona, Spain

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Mountain Peaks
Cable Car Stations
Rock Formations

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About Montserrat

A multi-peaked mountain range near Barcelona. Montserrat" literally means "saw mountain" in Catalan, due to the multitude of rock formations that looks like a handsaw from a distance. At the top of the mountain, there are various abandoned hovels in the cliff faces that were previously the abodes of reclusive monks.

Attractions Near Montserrat

Park Güell
Park Güell33.13km from Montserrat

A large park created by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí. Sculptures, mosaic-covered terraces and steps, and many other stunning works from Gaudi can be seen here. It also has great views of Barcelona city.

La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Familia35.29km from Montserrat

The hundred-plus years old masterpiece of Antoni Gaudí that is still under construction. Towering over the city of Barcelona, one of the most artistic buildings in the world.

Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Museum situated amongst the old and narrow streets of Barcelona. Displays mostly Catalonian and Spanish art from three time periods- the first one from the forties to the sixties; the second spans the sixties and seventies; the third period is contemporary.

Cathedral of Barcelona
Cathedral of Barcelona36.78km from Montserrat

Gothic cathedral with large sculpture heavy hall, and gargoyles on its roof featuring mythical animals.

Maritime Museum Barcelona
Maritime Museum Barcelona37.39km from Montserrat

Dedicated to shipbuilding between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. It shows the history of the navigation from the early days together with the history of the Spanish Navy since the Catholic Monarchs, in the 15th century, up to the present. It also hosts several navigation instruments, weapons, portolans and paintings

Ligne de Cerdagne
Ligne de Cerdagne103.81km from Montserrat

The line of Villefranche - Vernet-Les-Bains in Latour-de-Carol, sometimes dubbed line Cerdanya, is a line of railroad to route metric long 62.5 km, which, in the department of Pyrenees -Orientales, connects Villefranche - Vernet-Les-Bains station to that of Latour-de-Carol - Enveitg via Font-Romeu following the Têt valley then crossing the Cerdagne plateau.

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What Visitors Say About Montserrat

A must go mountain when in Barcelona,Spain. Easy get away from the city and heat in summer. stunning mountains. This mountain has something unique, you will know it when you see it.