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Sant Joan Funicular Railway

Pl. Espanya station lobby | Operates in the area around Mare de Déu de Montserrat abbey. From the abbey esplanade, the Sant Joan railway connects with the highest part of the mountain, Montserrat, Spain
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Pl. Espanya station lobby | Operates in the area around Mare de Déu de Montserrat abbey. From the abbey esplanade, the Sant Joan railway connects with the highest part of the mountain, Montserrat, Spain
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"funicular railway"
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"great fun"
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"runs every minutes"
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"spectacular views"
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"great ride"
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"steep mountain"
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"hiking trails"
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you’ve never been on a for fornicular before, this will be a very cool ride for you. It is a very high angle of ascent and decent off the mountain. Great for family great for kids couldn’t be any cooler you have to make...More

Thank Dribar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The funicular takes you way above the monastery for a magnificent view of Catalonia. There are easy paths that wind along the mountains taking you 1000 meters up and higher. Pictures give only a hint at the views. It's not hyperbole to say it's breathtaking.The...More

1  Thank Jay F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This funicular is expensive it takes 3 mins each way however the views from the top are excellent. There are other paths accesable from here some take 20 mins some take longer. They take you to other buildings such as the chapel where they found...More

Thank Jamesy O
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Great way to get close to the top and then can continue walking up and down. They room frequently and worth the price for the experience.

Thank Lynne T
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We got on the Sant Joan funicular service as the other one was not in service and we were glad we did. As one goes up, you have great views of the Monastery with the surrounding topography becoming so evident. Can get a bit busy...More

Thank docboy
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I think it is great to take this funicular to see the beautiful view. Moreover, you can just go up this funicular and than come back down by foot.

Thank camilla2809
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is the funicular railway that will take you from the Basilica area at Montserrat up to the top of the hill, from which you get great views and can then embark on some short hikes further up to a small chapel (Sant Joan) and...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This an incredible engineering feat to scale this height almost straight up this uniquely gorgeous mountain. Not for the faint at heart.

Thank boxshop
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

For clarification, the Sant Joan Funicular Railway is from the Monastery/Basilica to the top of the mountain. It was closed in January for repairs. I believe that it was stated that it will reopen in March. It is not the same as the railway or...More

1  Thank WImom
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Great funicular railway - not too long to wait to get on the train - great views on the way up to the top and lovely walks from there onwards - well worth a visit!

Thank Tracey F
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Natalia C
30 October 2017|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
As someone noted above there is a staircase which runs parallel to the funicular - it has a railing. I hoped to have attached a photo to demonstrate how steep it is but there is no link to bring the photo into the reply and... More
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clairechen62
30 January 2017|
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Response from Drc1967 | Reviewed this property |
same answer here , check the web site for info.
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Cathy M
24 February 2016|
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Response from Paubcn06 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cathy, I' assuming you want to go from Monserrat monastery to Saint Jeroni Summit, which is the highest peak of the group. Normally people take the train in Plaza España (starting at 8.30 aprox) and then climb to the... More
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