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Picture perfect scenery in La Garrotxa. Art and nature.

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Live the experience of making fresh cow’s cheese, enjoy a walk tour at night through “La Fageda d’en Jordà” beech forest, ride a horse in the Volcanic Zone Natural Park, visit a landscape painter’s work studio and paint in the countryside.

DAY 1

Accomodation and dinner in a rural accommodation in Beuda, near Besalú.

DAY 2

Breakfast · Transfer to Beuda · Guided circular walk to the sanctuary of “Mare de Déu del Mont”(1.124m). An outstanding lookout point over the region of l’Empordà, from where you can also see la Garrotxa. The route takes you from Beuda to Mare de Déu del Mont, going through Sant Llorenç de Sous · Picnic lunch with local products · In the afternoon we’ll visit the medieval town of Besalú · Dinner in a local restaurant that will offer Volcanic Cuisine.

DAY 3

Breakfast · Guided tour to the picturesque town of Castellfollit de la Roca that sits on a basalt cliff. Visit the basalt lava f lows of Sant Joan les Fonts. They’re the result of three different eruptions, with lava flows that settled one on top of another · Lunch in a restaurant that will offer Volcanic Cuisine, in the charming Hostalets d’en Bas village · Accomodation in a rural house in la Vall de Bas · Dinner · Night walk in the beech forest, la Fageda d’en Jordà. Discover what it’s like to walk the forest at night, what can you hear? · Accomodation in a rural house.

DAY 4

Breakfast · Balloon ride over the volcanoes of la Garrotxa and breakfast with local products · In the afternoon, experience the thrill of riding on a horse alongside the volcanoes. No need to have ridden before. An expert guide will take you to the heart of the Natural Park · Free time · Dinner at the accomodation.

DAY 5

Country breakfast · Visit the studio of a landscape painter and learn about Olot’s Landscape School (Escola Paisatgística d’Olot). Become a landscape painter for a day. You’ll learn different techniques and you’ll paint outdoors · Lunch in a restaurant that offers Volcanic Cuisine · Free time · Stroll around the centre of Olot and discover the Art Nouveau buildings. Taste a typical local cake · Dinner in a restaurant in Olot · Accommodation.

DAY 6

Breakfast · Check out and departure to Barcelona.

*Don’t miss The Dalí museum in Figueres. Consider an extra day before or after your Garrotxa experience.

INCLUDED

2 nights in an ecoturism rural house
3 nights in a rural house
2 guided walk tours
1 night walk tour
Balloon flight
Horseback ride tour
Activity Landscape painter for a day
All meals included

NOT INCLUDED

Transfers.

 

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