Proposals and excursions TOP
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.
The carline trail. Ruta 6 Garrotxa
This route is designed for one-way and you must provide for the return from Riudaura by public transport or car.
The best viewpoints in La Garrotxa
Another way to discover La Garrotxa is to climb up high for a bird’s-eye view over the comarca.
Natural spring route. Route 4 Santa Pau
This route takes you to three natural springs that the people from Santa Pau have cared for and tended for many years.This walk also links to the route that visits some of the local bathing pools.
The charcoal makers route. Route 2 Mieres
This route follows some of the old paths and trails used to bring wood charcoal down from the Serra de Finestres. The path that passes by Font Ricard is an attractive mule trail that connects the hamlet of Ruïtlles to the church of El Freixe.
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.
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.
Olot - Santa Pau. Natural Park route 3
This itinerary crosses the central area of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, passing through places such as Moixina wetlands, La Fageda d'en Jordà, and the banks of the volcanoes Croscat and Santa Margarida.
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.
On the trail of the Remences
Thanks to the Sentence of Guadalupe signed by Ferdinand the Catholic, Catalan peasants enjoyed by the 15th century a series of personal freedoms that people in the Iberian Peninsula and the rest of Europe did not possess until many centuries later.