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.
La Garrotxa, land of volcanic flavors
We’ll visit artisans; participate in cooking workshops; taste volcanic cuisine ‘Cuina Volcànica’ and dine in a Michelin-star restaurant; discover some beautiful corners by foot and fly over La Garrotxa’s Volcanic Zone Natural Park in a hot air balloon.
The best viewpoints in La Garrotxa
Another way to discover La Garrotxa is to climb up high for a bird’s-eye view over the comarca.
Nature, culture and gastronomy
The Romanesque churches of La Vall de Bianya
The traces of the history of La Vall de Bianya can be followed in this itinerary that visits the 15 Romanesque churches that decorate this peaceful corner of La Garrotxa.
The Capsacosta Roman road
Transited since time immemorial, in recent years this road was used to drive cattle in summer to their high Pyrenean pastures.
Saint James’ Way
The Saint James’ Way is one of Europe’s great cultural treasures and its waymarked route allows pilgrims (and others!) to visit on foot many of the country’s most important historical points of interest.
Keeping cool in La Garrotxa
The intense summer heat is an incentive to search for places to cool off, places where you can rest and at the same time get to know some of the other delights of La Garrotxa.
Besalú oozes history from every corner: every street, square and building provides clues to the town’s past and the people that have lived there through the centuries.
Medieval La Garrotxa
Castles and monasteries were at the centre of life in the Middle Ages. Although some of their splendour has waned, today La Garrotxa still maintains vestiges of that past in towns and villages such as Sant Joan les Fonts, Santa Pau and Besalú.
The Romanesque churches of Maià de Montcal and Beuda
Maià de Montcal and Beuda are both good examples of La Garrotxa’s valuable cultural heritage and their wonderful Romanesque churches are the perfect excuse to visit this part of La Garrotxa.