Barcelona: Montserrat

Montserrat is a mountain in Catalunya located near Barcelona. If you are in the city for a few days and do not want to spend all the time in the city centre, it makes for a nice place to visit to enjoy a view of the surrounding area.

Montserrat literally means saw mountain: it’s a reference to the fact that it multi-peaked form makes it look like a saw. Among the tallest of these peaks we count Sant Jeroni (1,236 m), Montgrós (1,120 m) and Miranda de les Agulles (903 m). An island in the Carribean has also been named Montserrat after the mountain.

There are many activities that you can enjoy in the area. First of all, the hiking excursions that allow to explore its tallest peaks. Another popular destinations are sanctuaries and churches, the abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat and the the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary.

 

If you want to visit Barcelona and Montserrat, do not forget to book you hotel through Best Bookings!

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