The Cloiters of Carme, in Olot, are the main example of Renaissance art in La Garrotxa. They are now part of Olot Art School and can be visited on days when the college is open.
Routes and excursions TOP
Memories of the last Carlist War
This route visits some of the sites in La Garrotxa that are indelibly associated with the Third Carline War (1872–1876).
Fageda d'en Jordà - Volcano Santa Margarida - Volcano Croscat. Natural Park route 1
This route offers an alternative way of discovering three of the most-visited places in La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park.
This route visits the factories, canals, chimneys and other relics that provide a reminder of the industrial past of La Garrotxa.
Monasteries, medieval villages, churches and, above all, castles are today some of the most important reminders of the medieval past of La Garrotxa.
Art, history, volcanoes, Carline Wars — there are many elements that define Olot,
Romanesque hermitages of la Garrotxa
Although some structures from the 11th century do still stand, most of the surviving medieval buildings in La Garrotxa date from the 12th and 13th centuries.
Xenacs via ''the camí dels Bous'' and puig Rodó view point. Route 3 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.
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).