Postcard landscape

Discover the most spectacular landscapes of La Garrotxa, walking on scenic trails and through villages. Enjoy a night stroll through La Moixina wetlands, a horseback excursion to discover the Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa. Fly in a hot-air balloon and experience a bird’s eye view of the volcanoes. Visit the studio of
a landscape painter and paint your own painting in the middle of nature.

 

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights  

Price: from 950,00 €/per person (double room) Minimum: 2 people

from 845,00€/per person (group 4 people)

Type of accomodation: small hotels and cottages

 

Detailed Itinerary:

1st  day Arrival at La Garrotxa. Accommodation in a charming rural hotel in Olot. Dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.

 

2nd  day – Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Beuda. Circular guided trip to La Serra del Mont’s peak (1.124m), where we’ll find the Mare de Déu del Mont’s sanctuary, passing through Sant Llorenç de Sous. It’s an impressive and marvellous breath-taking place, amid an incomparable landscape setting: a viewpoint over L’Empordà and La Garrotxa. Picnic lunch of local products. In the afternoon, we’ll visit the county town of Besalú, which conserves a singular Jewish heritage, unique in Catalonia. Dinner at a restaurant of Catalan cuisine.

 

3rd  day – Breakfast at the hotel. Guided excursion: “Following the lava f lows”. We’ll first visit the village of Castellfollit de la Roca, which sits on a spectacular basalt cliff. Afterwards we’ll head towards Sant Joan les Fonts, where we’ll visit ‘el molí Fondo’ (old paper factory) to see the three solidified overlapping basalt lava flows, from three different historical periods. Lunch at a restaurant in Olot of traditional and local cuisine. You’ll be able to explore the town centre and discover the modernist buildings. Taste the typical lard sweet bread or the anise cake. In the evening, typical Catalan dinner with bread soaked with tomato, cured meat and cheese.

 

4th day – Balloon f light over the volcanoes of Catalonia, with brunch of local products. In the afternoon you’ll enjoy horseback riding between volcanoes. An expert guide will take you to the heart of La Garrotxa’s Volcanic Zone Natural Park. Suitable for all levels. Dinner in a restaurant of Volcanic Cuisine where you can try some of the specialties of the territory. Night activity “Sounds of the forest’ in La Moixina wetlands, near the accommodation.

 

5th day – Breakfast at the hotel. Activity: “painter for a day”. We will visit the study of a painter and we will meet the Olot Landscape School. You will become painters for a day. You will learn different techniques from a professional painter and paint your own piece of art outdoors. Picnic lunch with local products. Free afternoon. Dinner at a restaurant in Olot. Accommodation.

 

6th day – Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out.

 

What is included? 

  • 5 nights in a rural hotel in La Garrotxa.
  • 5 dinners included.
  • 4 lunches included (2 in a restaurant and 2 picnic lunches).
  • 2 walking excursions with official guides.
  • 1 guided horseback riding excursion.
  • Balloon flight.

What is not included? 

  • Travel from the place of origin to La Garrotxa and from La Garrotxa to the place of origin.
  • Transfers
  • Any other service that isn’t included in the program.

** Optionally you can go on a night horse riding excursion and sleep in a tent. Only
experienced riders.

 

Contribution to the conservation of biodiversity:

Accredited package with the ECST (European Charter for Sustainable Tourism) by La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone National Park

 

Reservation:

NIT I VOL
INCOMING TRAVEL AGENCY
License CG-1461
T. +34 972 680 255
M. +34 689 471 872
comercial@voldecoloms.com

 
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