During your trip to Montserrat you may wish to purchase an official guide book. A Montserrat travel guide will allow you to gain a greater understanding of a complex and multi-layered visitor attraction. Montserrat Monastery consists not just of the Monastery itself, but also of the surrounding mountain and natural park and the sum of parts that make up the entire Monastery. All of this is dealt with in the Montserrat Official Guide.
This page will provide you with all of the necessary details regarding Montserrat's travel guide: what is included in the guide, where you can buy the guide and the languages that it is available in.
Book tickets for your half day tour to Montserrat from Barcelona with return journey
There are two organized tours that save you the time and trouble of organizing your own trip to Montserrat. They include return journey from Barcelona to Montserrat in an air conditioned bus. You can choose either a half day morning tour or half day afternoon tour.
There is an official guide book to Montserrat Monastery. It is called "Montserrat Official Guide" and is published by the Monks themselves at their printing press: Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat. It was first published in 1998.
If you would like some further information on the printing press at Montserrat and other books available to buy during your trip to Montserrat, have a look at our Guide to the Book Shops at Montserrat.
The guide serves to cover all aspects of your trip to Montserrat. The following topics and issues are covered:
The book also includes colour photographs and has a shiny cover, making it a nice souvenir of your trip.
There are various points at which you can buy the Montserrat Official Guide book:
Unfortunately, the guide is not currently available to buy online.
Montserrat Official Guide is available in the following languages:
During your trip to Montserrat it is worth investing in the official guide book. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a leaf through the book before you start exploring. This will allow you to gain a greater understanding of the history and ethos of Montserrat. It will also help you to see what attractions are available so that you can head straight to the ones that are of most personal interest to you.