GETAWAY TO LA GARROTXA
A getaway to La Garrotxa is one of the best plans that we can carry out, either with family, friends or as a couple. La Garrotxa is located just an hour's drive from Barcelona and half an hour from Girona city, being a volcanic area par excellence.
In La Garrotxa we can find charming villages, here are some of them:
Besalú: it is a medieval village of great interest. It is located just 20 kilometers from Olot and it is worth noting the excellent degree of conservation it has. Of great visibility is the Romanesque bridge, one of the most representative elements of the town.
Inside Besalú we can find countless restaurants, with typical Catalan cuisine and small stores where we can buy handicrafts or souvenirs as souvenirs.
Santa Pau: considered one of the most beautiful villages of La Garrotxa. It is definitely worth a visit and get lost in its streets. Moreover, it is very close to the Fageda d`en Jordà, which is a beautiful beech forest, which if or if you have to visit and see the magic that awakens in it.
Returning to Santa Pau, it is worth visiting its main square, which is reached through the Portal de la Vila Nova. On the other hand, we must highlight the church of Santa Maria and the castle fortress or access to the Portal del Mar and see the spectacular views of the valley of Ser.
Castellfollit de la Roca: this is a small village that is definitely worth a visit, as it is located on an impressive basalt wall. It is highly recommended to see it from the road where we will see the spectacular view of the village at the top.
Inside it, if we go into it, we will reach the old church of Sant Salvador, where we will find a viewpoint with idyllic views.
Olot: this is the capital of La Garrotxa, where we can find a greater commercial activity, being a town with a wide variety of stores. It also has a great cultural heritage.
In this way we encourage you to get lost in La Garrotxa, with its countless volcanoes, visit its charming villages, taste its rich local cuisine and many other activities.