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One day hike to Sant Jeroni, Montserrat

One day summer hike to Sant Jeroni, Montserrat
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Follow Lisi, a local mountain leader, on this one day hike to Sant Jeroni (1,236 m) and reach the highest point of Montserrat. A perfect getaway trip from Barcelona!

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Catalan Coastal Range

1 Day

All year

Open to everyone

First Time


Description

If you are looking to take a break from city life, then you will find the relaxing and serene atmosphere of Montserrat at just 50 kilometers from Barcelona to be ideal. Join me on this one day hike to Sant Jeroni (1,236 m) and reach the highest point of this amazing site!

Located near the city of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Montserrat is a peculiar and gorgeous mountain range. Every year it attracts thousands of people from all over the world as it is home to one of the most important religious sites in Spain, the Virgin of Montserrat Abbey.

However,  Montserrat is more than just a holy site. It also delights hikers and nature lovers who are seeking for new adventures. During this one day program, I invite you to follow me to the highest summit of Montserrat: Sant Jeroni (1,236 m). From the top, you will catch spectacular views of the monastery, of the colorful countryside below and on clear days, you may even see Mallorca!

To get to the summit, we will first take the train that goes up to the famous Montserrat Abbey. Then, from the top station of the Funicular Sant Joan, we will follow a path that will take us to the summit of this magical spot. After enjoying the views, we will start our return and climb down through the “stairs of the poor people”.

Because this is not a very demanding trip, we welcome all people to join us, regardless of hiking experience and level. Of course, you will need to be physically fit for the ascent. The hike can be done all year round, but it’s more enjoyable during autumn, spring and winter. In summer we can take the train to St Joan that will save us 40 minutes of hiking under the sun.

So are you ready to reach the highest point of Montserrat? Then send your request and join me on this one day hike where you will discover this stunning  Catalonia landmark. 

And, if you are looking for more unforgettable experiences in Spain, you can also check out this One day hike around the Benasque Valley located in the Aragonese Pyrenees.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal insurance

Price details

Price does not include:

- Food and snacks

- Transport

- The train that will take us all the way up to St Joan (the guide's ticket is not included as well).

- Parking


Details

More info

This trip may take place on the 1st and 15th of every month.

It will take most hikers between 5 and 6 hours to complete the tour but If we decide to take the train to St Joan it will take us 40 minutes less.

Meeting point

Carrilet de Montserrat (Monistrol Vila train station) or we can also meet at the Montserrat Abbey.

About the guide

Mountain Leader and Rock Climbing Guide / Sportive Technician in Rock Climbing

I enjoy nature more and more every single day. I been rockclimbing since young, that brought me a lifestyle that I could enjoy around many countries around the world; When I finally got the mountain degree of rock climbing and after as a mountain leader, I decided that it was time to share that life, but also my huge love to wilderness, nature, and all environmentaly protected areas.

Languages

French | English | Catalan

Residence

Catalan Pyrenees


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