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
Sant Miquel del Mont, a viewpoint over la Vall de Bianya. Ruta 5 Vall dels sentits
A circular walk that provides spectacular views of L’Alta Garrotxa and the Pyrenees as it passes through woods of ancient oaks.
Bathing pool route. Route 3 Santa Pau
This route takes you to some of the little-known bathing pools around Santa Pau. This walk also links to the route that visits some of the local natural springs.
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.
Pools surrounded by history
Les Planes d’Hostoles is famous for its pools, but also for having been an important site during the Remença revolt.
Villages and landscapes of Vall d'en Bas
To the south-west of the district in a large agricultural valley: Vall d'en Bas.
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.
Sant Iscle and Vallac valeys: volcanoes and castles. Natural Park route 19
This route allows you to discover one of the least known but most interesting areas of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, walking between forests and farmhouses.
Torre de Murrià route. Route 5 Les Preses
Torre de Murrià is a Roman watchtower that was converted into a signalling tower during the Carline Wars. It is reasonably well conserved and its moat and walls can still be seen.