Montserrat, mysterious land

Montserrat is located 50 kilometers northwest of Barcelona. It is one of the most beautiful and admirable mountains in the world due to its abrupt and huge shapes. Its appearance impressive and threatening have created many legends around it. The impact it produces the first time you arrive at the mountain and contemplate the panorama is… Read More


Escolania of Montserrat

One of the most prized jewels of the Sanctuary is the voices that compose the Choir of Montserrat (in Catalan: Escolania de Montserrat). It is one of the oldest children choirs in Europe. There are documents dating from the fourteenth century that corroborate this religious and musical institution. Its existence is as old as younger is… Read More


Montserrat in English means "Serrated Mountain"

Montserrat in Catalonia means a lot of things to us. To some it is a monastery where you can listen to the famous choir sing in the basilica every day. To some it is a natural park where you can walk and climb up and around the mountain. To some it is a mountain with an impressive… Read More


Montserrat Mountain

There is a place, less than one hour by car from Barcelona, where you can find nature and culture a few meters from the sky. The legend tells us that some shepherds were walking along the mountain and found a “black Madonna” figure in a cave 1200 metres high. They called the place “Holy Cave”.… Read More