The Parc Nou is a beautiful estate containing Torre Castanys, an Art Nouveau house also known as Casal dels Volcans, and is today a municipal park. We recommend a visit as a good way of getting information on La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Nature Park and the vegetation of the Olot area.
La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park Information Centre: publications, documentation and videos about the Park; it is also home to the Park's educational services. Tel. 972 26 62 02. Opening hours: weekdays 09.00-14.00 and 16.00-18.00; Saturdays 10.00-14.00 and 16.00-18.00; public holidays 10.00-14.00.
Botanical garden with spectacular listed pendunculate oaks (Quercus robur) and a medicinal plant garden.
Access: Vehicle access is possible as far as the car park of Avinguda de Colòmbia.