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.
Proposals and excursions TOP
Besalú circuit. Ruta 1 Garrotxa
A route that brings to life the Romanesque treasures of the village of Beuda, and which can be complemented with a visit to the centre of Besalú.
Sant Feliu de Pallerols centre. Natural Park route 18
Urban itinerary that allows to know the medieval structure of the town, as it evolved from the houses of la Sagrera and the Romanesque church to the walled Cellera and the current town, and the most relevant elements of the historic centre.
Can Poeti bathing pool. Route 2 Les Planes d'Hostoles
Les Planes d’Hostoles is well known for its natural bathing pools that have been used in numerous films and adverts. This is one of four suggestions.
Argelaguer-Mare de Déu del Guilar. Ruta 1 Argelaguer
The church of La Mare de Déu del Guilar was founded by the knight Simó de Balbs in 1334 as a chapel for the castle of the same name. On the 1st May, every year local people gather at the church to make an offering, and then eat rice and dance.
Sant Feliu de Pallerols, Sant Pere Sacosta, el Far. Natural Park route 25
Long itinerary to El Far, one of the most important viewpoints of La Garrotxa, which, despite the great unevenness, is done smoothly and without much effort.
The balcony of Mieres. Route 1 Mieres
This route runs from Mieres towards Collet de la Devesa and Coll de Palomera. It was used by local people to go to the annual festivities up on Serra de Finestres.
A climb up to Santa Magdalena de Montpalau. Route 1 Sant Jaume de Llierca
Xenacs via volcano Racó and puig Rodó viewpoint. Route 1 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, its height makes it an ideal place.