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La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park

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17800, Olot, Spain
+34 972 27 16 00
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Some of the most interesting volcanic landscape in Europe can be found in La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, one hour and a half north of Barcelona. The Garrotxa's Volcanic Zone is the best example of volcanic terrain on the Iberian Peninsula. It has 40 volcanic cones and more than 20 lava flows.
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17800, Olot, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first place I have done "bicycle tourism" and now I think it is the best way to go! It's the perfect way to enjoy this region. Be prepared for rain and hills, but pack light. You can grab snack/meals in the little...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled into the Vocanic Area Nature Reserve ( area outside of Olot, Catalan) is the ancient & historic village of Santa Pau. From inside these medieval walls is the perfect vantage point to view the external mounds of 2 of the famous volcanic craters. There...More

Thank MC M
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We dedicated about hal-day to visit 3 volcanoes around Olot. Firtsly, we climbed on Montsacopa from where there was beautiful view over Olot and surrounding volcanoes. There is church and bar/restaurant on top. It was about to rain so we decided to have a lunch...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Great place to do the picture, I always I'm in search of the spacial phenomenon there are so rare and not often I have the chance to enjoy them, and this place is not at all remote practically is in the middle of civilization. It's...More

Thank Rony D
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

How heavily wooded and largely unspoiled. Really takes a full day for the naturalist to tour around, walking shoes and backpack. There are two good camping sites close by and a good number of pension style stay overnight bar/restaurants. Horse riding a possibility and mountain...More

1  Thank Nightowl0808
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This area is quite nice, in the ancients times was a Volcanic area. Now you can stroll around enjoying nature. There is a nice point also to visit la Fageda, which is very close. I recommend you to visit in autumn because of the great...More

1  Thank GlobeTrip78
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

The Volcanic Zone is well worth exploring. Unfortunately we only had time to take the short walk into the forest and we explored a little beyond the trail. The volcanic rock is evident underfoot and the trees in the late autumn were beautiful. We will...More

Thank discoverbarcelona
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park on the site of ancient volcanoes. We walked up 2 of the volcanoes which are now covered with trees. Lots of things to do with young children including horse and pony rides, rides in carriages drawn by horses and cycling. We rented a...More

Thank kanaga3693
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

Beautiful trails through the forest of Beech trees and good smelling evergreens. The landscape is dotted with remnants of the volcanos and they are spotted throughout this forest. In the forest there is the Santa Margarida Volcano to climb, where you see at the center,...More

2  Thank BFK123
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

This Natural Park has an abundance of volcanic cones and lava flows. It is the site of a previously quarried volcano, the Croscat, the largest in the Iberian Peninsula and 17,000 years old. It was mined between1960 and 1991 to provide the surfaces for tennis...More

3  Thank Ashsaw
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MrIbrahim
15 May 2017|
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Response from TurismeGarrotxa | Property representative |
Good morning, Yes, it is, but the tour is not so long (1 hr). Te name os the company is "Activitats Garrotxa", and here you can get a little bit of information: en.turismegarrotxa... More
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