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Hike in the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park and Medieval Villages, day trip from Barcelona

Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park

Explore the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, and visit the medieval towns of Besalú, Castellfollit de la Roca, and Sant Joan les Fonts on this 1-day hike with mountain leader Ramon.

Private and Group

1 Day

All year

Fit

Beginner


Highlights

  • Enjoy a thrilling hike within the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park.
  • Capture the quality Catalan mountainside scattered with volcanoes.
  • Join a local guide that will show you the best spots and share his culture.
  • Discover three amazing medieval towns in Catalonia.

Description

Located in the north of Catalonia, the stunning natural park of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone is home to the Holocene volcanic field. On this adventure, we’re going to hike in this natural beauty which is one of the most iconic areas of Catalonia and explore some of the stunning medieval villages in the region.

There are approximately 40 volcanoes spread out across the park which is fully protected. Apart from visiting the park, we’ll discover the medieval towns of Besalú, which features a 12th-century bridge built in the Romanesque style that hangs over the Fluvià river, and Castellfollit de la Roca & Sant Joan les Fonts. The full-day excursion will involve an 11-kilometer hike with a 300-meter elevation.

Our day will begin on the emblematic Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, where we will meet before driving to La Garotxa. Our first stop will be in Castellfollit de la Roca, a stunning medieval town with breathtaking cliffside views. Then we will continue to Sant Joan les Fonts where we will visit a romanesque church and medieval bridge, as well as exploring some of the lava flows that have shaped the region. Finally, we will head to Besalú, where we will have time to stop for lunch and then explore its majestic streets and historic vibe.

The level of difficulty for this hiking trip is fairly easy and I will be there every step of the way to help and guide you. The minimum age to join is 10.

So, are you ready to explore one of the most enchanting spots in Catalonia? Then get in touch now to book your place on this thrilling 1-day hike in the stunning natural park of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone. I will be happy to guide you!

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 250 Each

Group of 2

EUR 115 Each

Group of 3

EUR 115 Each

Group of 4

EUR 115 Each

Group of 5

EUR 105 Each

Group of 6

EUR 105 Each

Group of 7

EUR 105 Each

Group of 8

EUR 99 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Personal insurance

Price details

This is the price to join a maximum group of 8.


Details

More info

What to bring: hiking/sport shoes, comfortable clothes, waterproof jacket, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Meeting point

Passeig de Gràcia 26 at 8:30am.

About the guide

Mountain Leader from Spain

Languages

English | Catalan

Residence

Spain


What people are saying about this trip

Morten

4.00

September, 2019

Ramon is a fantastic guide that gives you All including a little bit off his hard. We where 5 guys exploring the north off Spain trekking, that learnt a lot about hus great knoledge. Thanks, Morten.




 

 

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