Montserrat and Pares Balta Winery Small Group Tour from Barcelona


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Immerse yourself in the serenity and beauty of the iconic Montserrat mountain and enjoy free time to explore at your own leisure. Then, visit the renowned Pares Balta winery in the Penedes wine-growing region and sample traditional cava. Join a personalized small group English tour with a maximum of 20 people to Montserrat and the Penedes wine region. After a brief introduction of all that Montserrat has to offer, enjoy more than 4 hours of free time to explore on your own. In the afternoon, head to Parés Balta winery and learn about biodynamic farming, wine and cava elaboration process and taste delicious biodynamic wines and cavas.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 08:30 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-01-2020   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult/Child (Age 0 & Up) $140


  • Wine tasting
  • Cava tasting
  • Transportation fee
  • English-speaking guide

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 20 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 08:30


  • 10 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • Please see the image for the meeting point. The tour leaves from the opposite of the Palau de la Musica Catalana.
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Additional Notes

  • Montserrat cable car and entrance fees to Montserrat Museum are not included in the price.
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Meals are not included in the price.
  • Please note that the winery to be visited may change on weekends and bank holidays.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Please wear appropriate clothing when entering a place of worship. It is not permitted to enter with tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals.
  • Walking shoes

Requirement(s) - other

  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.


Montserrat and Pares Balta Winery Small Group Tour from Barcelona
08:15:00 Check-in at Explore Catalunya Office

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08:30:00 Departure from Barcelona

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09:30:00 Montserrat Sanctuary
Upon arrival at Montserrat Sanctuary your tour guide will explain all that Montserrat has to offer for you to explore at your own pace.
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10:00:00 Free Time at Montserrat

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Montserrat Monastery and Montserrat Museum
Grab the opportunity to visit the Basilica of Montserrat and to see the Black Madonna from up close. At the Museum of Montserrat, see over 1,300 pieces from different periods including the Porte d'Aval by Claude Monet and Saint Jerome in Meditation by Caravaggio among others.
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La Escolania de Montserrat Boy Choir
Don't miss the chance to listen to one of Europe's oldest children's choirs, the La Escolania de Montserrat. Please take note that the choir usually sings at 13:00 on weekdays and noon on Sunday.
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Sant Joan Funicular and Montserrat Natural Park Hike
Another option during your free time includes riding the Sant Joan Funicular and explore some of the numerous walks of Montserrat Natural Park, ranging from relaxing strolls to challenging hikes. The trails offer different views of the stunning landscape.
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14:30:00 Head to Pares Balta Winery in Penedes
After Montserrat, head to the Penedes wine growing region, home to the Spanish Cava (champagne). The region is also known for its wide variety of grapes.
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15:30:00 Pares Balta Wine Tasting and Tour
Learn how cava is produced, starting from the first pressing of the grapes to its fermentation. Visit the vineyards and learn about the biodynamic farming and see the barrel room and learn how wines are elaborated. Please note that the winery visited may change on weekends and bank holidays.
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Biodynamic Wine and Cava Tasting
Cap off the tour by tasting some of the best biodynamic wines and cavas from the Penedes region.
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17:15:00 Head back to Barcelona

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18:30:00 Tour Ends at Explore Catalunya Office

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