There are many examples of artistic expression that can be visited in La Garrotxa and they relate to various moments in history. If you are lovers of art, you will be absorbed by the finest of these works. They are listed here by historical period.
Routes and excursions TOP
Olot and its volcanoes
Rediscover nature in the heart of the city. The urban layout of Olot is set around one of the most famous volcanoes: Montsacopa.
From Sadernes to Santa Bàrbara. Ruta 1 Alta Garrotxa
On clear days on certain stretches of this walk you can look eastwards and enjoy the views that extend right across the Empordà plain as far as the Mediterranean Sea.
Sant Feliu de Pallerols - Coll de Condreu. Natural Park route 20
Montsacopa and Montolivet volcanoes. Route 3 Olot
This route visits two of Olot’s most remarkable volcanoes, Montsacopa and Montolivet.
GR 1 - Sendero Transversal
This GR crosses the whole Iberian Peninsula along the southern flanks of the Pyrenees and Cantabrian mountains. It runs from Empuries in the east to Finisterre in the west, passing through the Catalan pre-Pyrenees from the Costa Brava to Aragon.
Xenacs via ''the camí de les Barrincoles''and puig Rodó viewpoint. Route 2 Les Preses
The recreational area of Xenacs in Les Preses provides an atypical view of La Garrotxa and is one of the best places anywhere for getting a bird’seye view of Croscat and the other volcanoes in the area. As well, the height makes it an ideal place.
El Far route. Ruta 6 Les Planes d'Hostoles
Located on the tip of a large cliff, with wide views of all directions, it provides the name lighthouse without a doubt, the Far Sanctuary is one of the places of greatest visibility of the country.
Grau d'Escales route. Route 2 Montagut i Oix
Grau d'Escales is a relatively easy pass (grau = ‘pass’ and escala = ‘step’ in Catalan) between two abrupt cliffs from where there are good views of the Salt dels Lliberals (Liberal’s Leap).