La Garrotxa, the Volcanic Region of Catalonia, is one of the most beautiful, unique yet undiscovered regions of Catalonia.
BESALÚ AND THE GARROTXA NATURAL PARK
La Garrotxa, the Volcanic Region of Catalonia, is one of the most beautiful, unique yet undiscovered regions of Catalonia. This region is located between the Pyrenees and Costa Brava. In the natural Park of the Garrotxa you can see more than forty volcanoes, a spectacular landscape, cliff towns like Castellfollit de la Roca and medieval villages like Besalú or Santa Pau. The Garrotxa is a very popular destination by local tourist from Girona and Barcelona but still not discovered by non-Catalan tourist. Don't miss the opportunity to discover this amazing part of Catalonia.
The tour is very flexible if there is something that you want to change during the tour is also possible.
Setting out from Girona around 9 am we will head for Banyoles Lake where will have the chance to wander along the shore of Europe's unique lake.
Besalú a medieval village whose must-see attractions include the impressive Romanesque bridge, the Medieval Quarter, the Old Sinagogue, the Main Town Square and the old city walls, all of which are worth exploring as you wander around.
Then we will travel on to Castellfollit de la Roca to gaze at one of the most widely photographed and painted sights in Catalonia.
In the afternoon we will walk around the Vulcano Croscat inside the Garrotxa National Park.
The youngest and highest volcano in the Iberian Peninsula, with the last eruption dated back to about 14, 000 years Before Present.
In the midst of the volcanic region of La Garrotxa lies Santa Pau. This small village boasts of being one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages around, which accounts for its popularity among tourists.
Tour will finish between 18. 00-19. 00
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 9 hours
All our excursions will be carried out in a 7 seater van (driver along with 6 people).
A comfortable and spacious van equipped with bi-zone air conditioning, fully-comprehensive insurance and a car mini fridge
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euros - lunch cost 10-15 Euros
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It was a second full day with Miquel. Different area, but same great experience!