From: Monday to Sunday
Montserrat Tour & Codorniu Wine Tasting tour
Barcelona, Catalonia - Spain
About this trip
Have you ever imagined having some Multi-Course Catalan Lunch, in the heart of some beautiful vineyards? Now it is possible! We offer you the opportunity to have an excellent Wine tasting tour at Oller del Mas, where you’ll also have a break in the nature visiting with our official guide the Montserrat Monastery, discover the Sanctuary located in the magical mountain of Montserrat while you learn all its mysteries and secrets, and you make your picture of the lovely spots and the Basilica.
This Montserrat wine tasting tour is perfect for you if… want to get a real feel of the real Catalan wines, food and culture.
Montserrat is a unique mountain in the world, if you are visiting Barcelona it would be a pity if you don’t come and visit the Montserrat Monastery. It is considered to be the cornerstone of the Catalan culture, history, nature, and spirituality. Your guide will provide plenty of information about it all during the guided visit. You will see the atrium, where many events of the country’s history are depicted; the Basilica, inside of which sits the Black Madonna, and its outstanding façade. You will also see the 15th-century cloister and Santa Maria square.
At the end of the guided visit, you will have some free time (around two hours) to visit the Monastery’s souvenir shop, get a cup of coffee, discover local cheese and honey from Farmer’s Market, or soak in the magnificent views of the famous Stairway to Heaven. Even so, you can choose to explore the Monastery further, ride the funicular which takes you to 3000ft above sea level, offering breathtaking 360º views, take the funicular which leads you to the Holy Cave. Or even discover the art hidden in the Museum of Montserrat, which hosts paintings by Caravaggio, Dalí or Picasso. Don’ t worry because our guide will give his/her personal recommendations upon your request.
After visiting Montserrat, we will drive until the winery of Oller del Mas, during the route don’ t missed the wonderful views of the region and of the Magic Mountain of Montserrat.
Oller del Mas is one of the most important wineries in Catalonia, having recently earned the “vi de finca”, the highest distinction for Spanish wines, and the “Best Wine Experience” award in 2016. This organic cellar is located in a 10th-century castle, which you will be exclusively allowed to explore with your guide. During the wine tour, you will visit the vineyards, the barrels room, and the wine production area.
The wine tasting will take place at the end of the visit. You will be able to sample three ecological wines paired with a tasty cold tapas lunch with dessert. We cater for any special dietary requirements such as vegetarian or gluten-free diets. Your guide will ask you about it at the beginning of the tour.
Transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan or bus from/to the meeting point
Guided visit to Montserrat Monastery
Bottle of water provided towards the end of the tour
Guided visit to Oller del Mas vineyards, cellar, and castle, three organic wine tasting and Typical Catalan lunch
This tour is available in English.
Departure - Hard Rock Cafe – Plaça Catalunya 21
Departure Time - 08:45 am, so please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before. Look for a pink umbrella.
Return Time - Full Day
Dress Code - Comfortable (suggested)
Not Include - Hotel Pickup, Tips and Gratuities, Possibility to purchase wine and ship it to your home