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.
Proposals and excursions TOP
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.
Via romana de Capsacosta from St Salvador de Bianya or pas dels Traginers. Route 1 Vall dels Sentits
Transited since time immemorial, in recent years this road was used to drive cattle in summer to their high Pyrenean pastures.
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.
Third carlinada route. Route 3 Argelaguer
In summer 1873 the Carlines besieged Argelaguer and killed the local councillor Sebastià Costa. This route will take you to the sites of some of the episodes of the final Carline War.
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.
Villages and landscapes of Vall d'en Bas
To the south-west of the district in a large agricultural valley: Vall d'en Bas.
Capelleta route. Route 4 Sant Jaume de Llierca
The Ruta de la Capelleta takes you to the remains of this small church (or chapel) that was once a popular place of worship for local people. Today, it is semi-derelict.
From l'Hostalnou to Sta. Margarida de Bianya by la Torre de St. Pere. Ruta 4 Vall dels Sentits
Itinerary that takes us to the Romanesque church of Santa Margarida de Bianya, leaving from the small hamlet of Hostalnou de Bianya. Along the hike there are wonderful views of the Bianya valley.