Hostalets d'en Bas
From 4 to 5 of June of 2022
Els Hostalets d'en Bas
Hostalets d'en Bas
Related routes and excursions
The intense summer heat is an incentive to search for places to cool off, places where you can rest and at the same time get to know some of the other delights of La Garrotxa.
Monasteries, medieval villages, churches and, above all, castles are today some of the most important reminders of the medieval past of La Garrotxa.
To the south-west of the district in a large agricultural valley: Vall d'en Bas.
This is a demanding route as it gains height quickly over a short distance. However, it provides for wonderful views of two singular sites: the impressive waterfall of Salt del Sallent, at its best after heavy rain, and the chapel of Santa Magdalena.
The revolt of the Remences – a peasant uprising against their lords and the abusive mals usos (feudal obligations) - took place in La Garrotxa during the second half of the 15th century.
This GR runs from La Jonquera to Aiguafreda through medieval towns and villages such as Besalú and Santa Pau, and natural protected areas including La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone and Montseny natural parks, and the Collsacabra, Savassona and Tavertet Cliffs.
This route is designed for one-way and you must provide for the return from Riudaura by public transport or car.
Although some structures from the 11th century do still stand, most of the surviving medieval buildings in La Garrotxa date from the 12th and 13th centuries.
CAN TRONA Center of Culture and Nature of la Vall d'en Bas is a new equipment where nature and culture of the municipality is gathered and works for the historic memory of La Garrotxa's cultural landscape.
El Rourell summer camp is located in a privileged place in the Vall d'en Bas, next to La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. It offers a wide range of activities and proposals for both schools and families.
Guies de Muntanya i Barrancs is specialized in outdoor sports and adventure such as canyoning, via ferrata, climbing, trekking, snow shoeing...
Vall d'en Bas tourist office. Passatge de Can Trona, num. 26, in Joanetes (La Vall d'en Bas). Coordinates: 42.126762 (latitude) 2.441088 (longitude)