You are here: > Excursions > Horseback riding

Horseback riding in Montserrat Natural Park

Riding excursions in a picturesque setting for beginners and advanced riders

Horseback riding is a sport very close to nature and a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Montserrat Natural Park with a view of the mountain massif of the same name.

We have two horseback riding excursions that we would like to recommend: on the half-day excursion you visit the monastery, which was built into an incredibly impressive rocky landscape. Afterwards you meet the horses and you ride with them through the national park.

On the full day excursion, you will first hike with a view of Montserrat. The horses will then meet you at a ranch and you will ride into the mountains.

The horseback riding excursions from Barcelona

Half-Day Montserrat & Horse Riding Tour

Half-Day Montserrat & Horse Riding Tour

  • Guided horseback riding with an experienced guide and visit to the Montserrat Monastery
  • Enjoy a memorable day out in Montserrat on this horse riding experience in the national park, after visiting the Monastery on the mountain just a few minutes away from Barcelona. A unique experience you won't want to miss.
  • Relax during the journey from/to Barcelona in luxury minibus (departure from Passeig de Gràcia)
  • Visit to the monastery of Montserrat
  • Enjoy an unforgettable tour with a knowledgeable guide and learn more about the region and the sights
  • Bilingual guide
  • Enjoy the beautiful nature and marvel at the impressive landscape
  • Start time at 08:30 or 15:00, duration approx. 5.5 hours

Show prices & availability

Hiking and Horse Riding Day-Trip in Montserrat

Hiking and Horse Riding Day-Trip in Montserrat

  • Feel the wind in your hair as you ride your horse through stunning Montserrat
  • Machen Sie einen Tagesausflug in kleiner Gruppe von Barcelona nach Montserrat. Wandern Sie mit einem Führer durch den Nationalpark, bewundern Sie Pflanzen und Wildtiere, bevor Sie eine lokale Ranch besuchen, um in den Bergen zu reiten
  • Experience picturesque views of the Mediterranean Sea and the distant Pyrenees
  • Hike through Montserrat National Park and look out for plants and wildlife
  • Stop at a local ranch and admire the horses against a stunning mountain backdrop
  • Start time 09:30, duration approx. 7 hours

Show prices & availability

Both excursions start from Barcelona.

Experienced and inexperienced riders can take part in the excursion. You will receive instruction and practice the most important commands before you ride off with the others.

In any case, you will experience an unforgettable excursion in a natural landscape.

Notes on the horseback riding excursions:

  • Please wear comfortable, long pants, leggings and closed shoes and think of sun and rain protection (sunscreen)
  • Riding helmet is included
  • The maximum weight for the horse is 85 kg, you also ride uphill, which is why the load is limited
  • You do not need any riding experience! You will receive sufficient training on site
  • Minimum age 12 years

What makes a horseback trip in Barcelona's surroundings?

The flora and fauna in Catalonia is absolutely worth seeing and is generally not yet recognized in its beauty. There is much to discover: views of coastal roads, the sea and of course the unique mountains, Mediterranean plants waiting for you near the metropolis! All this you will experience on the back of a horse. What could be better than completing the city trip with beautiful nature around you?