Montserrat Barcelona

The Perfect Day Trip from Barcelona: Visiting Montserrat

After five days of exploring Barcelona’s incredible historic sights and famous landmarks, I decided to take a quick day trip out of the city and visit the monastery at Montserrat. Around an hour and 40-minutes away from the city by train, the working Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat is known for its beautiful mountain location and for the shrine of the Virgin of Montserrat – one of Europe’s famous Black Madonnas.  Continue reading