If there is more day to spend in Barcelona, it would be advisable to take a trip to theMontserrat Mountain
through day tours, departing from Barcelona. It is located in 40 km to the northwest of Barcelona. Especially during spring, it is highly recommended to visit Montserrat.
No matter how much you love the busy, cosmopolitan feel to the Barcelona, it’s always a good idea to get out of the city for a few hours, and breathe in some fresh mountain air. Around 38 miles just north east of the city you will find Montserrat, a huge mountain, packed with attractions and stunning vistas to take in. This is one of the area’s most popular attractions, especially during the peak summer months. Visiting Montserrat will also show you the heart of Catalonia, with is rolling hills and rocky peaks. There are many old buildings to visit high upon the mountain, including the famous Santa Maria de Montserrat, an old Benedictine monastery which is extremely popular with day visitors. Visiting Montserrat takes between 1-2 hours, depending upon traffic out of the city itself, giving you the ideal day trip option from Barcelona.