Montserrat is an unusual and very beautiful mountain refuge of the Benedictine monks. It is located in the North of Spain, about 60 km from Barcelona. The mountain height is 1,236 meters, the length is 10 km and the width is 5 km. The mountain is so extraordinary, that it causes the delight and awe. In many religions it is a symbol of the Divine presence. In the XI century, on the peaks of the Montserrat mountain was built the Benedictine monastery. The main relic of the monastery is the statue of the Holy Virgin or the Black Madonna, so called because of the dark colour of her face. The millions of pilgrims from around the world are coming to touch Holy of Holies – the Madonna of Montserrat and make a wish. There are legends about her miraculous power throughout the Christian world. Also during the service in the monastery, you will be able to hear the famous boy´s choir.
Further, on the funicular you can climb to the top of the mountain and overlook the extraordinarily beautiful and majestic views of the monastery and surrounding area.