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 Eudald de Jou route
Route around Montagut, where the first foothills of the Alta Garrotxa already offer some examples of the best Romanesque architecture in the area.
La Moixina route. Route 6 Olot
Signposted route for the race of the Moixina race throughout the year.
Xenacs via ''the camí de les Barrincoles''and puig Rodó viewpoint. Route 2 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, the height makes it an ideal place.
Castellfollit de la Roca cliff. Natural Park route 13
This itinerary passes near a spectacular basaltic cliff, not only for its height, but also for the houses built right on its edge.
To the old fortress of the Counts of Besalú: Dosquers. Route 7 Garrotxa
This is a flat walk that will take you to the ruins of the old castle and the church of Sant Martí in the hamlet of Dosquers. Also highly recommendable by bike.
The balcony of la Garrotxa. Route 1 Maià de Montcal
From Santa Magdalena de Jonqueres a splendid view await you, on clear days you can see the sea.
The charcoal makers and bac route. Route 3 Mieres
This route is an agreeable stroll through the shady woods of Clot Mal, a stream that runs down from the western side of the slopes around the church of Freixe.
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.