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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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Apr 10, 2017
“Two Day Visit To Garrotxa Natural Park”
Oct 9, 2015
“Leftover Volcanic Treasures On the Trails”
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
17800, Olot, Spain
+34 972 27 16 00
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Reviewed April 10, 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

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Reviewed October 9, 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
Reviewed August 12, 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
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Well with exploring. There are several volcano craters that you can hike into plus hikes through a lovely beech forest. Several towns dot the are, some worth spending a couple of hours waling around. The best thing to do is to have a balloon ride...More

2  Thank luluthezulu
Reviewed July 16, 2014

The choises of walks, very good signs of the different patches, the church of volca de santa margarida

1  Thank Marianne0110
Reviewed April 23, 2014

La Garrotxa National Park has volcanic landscape, Romanesque churches, beautiful flora and fauna, medieval towns and villages with well signposted paths and trails to follow. We followed an easy trail to visit the Croscat volcano which has had a wedge cut out of it by...More

6  Thank mark r
Reviewed August 28, 2013

We spent only a couple of nights in this region but would have liked longer. We found several interesting old towns to explore, starting in Olot. The little medieval town of Besalu we particularly enjoyed. This area is full of fascinating geographical features and is...More

3  Thank Fiona M
Reviewed March 17, 2013

A lovely area to tour around especially walking up to and into the volcanoes. Attractive woodland paths. Many areas too for cycling. We visited the Santa Margarita volcano, which has a CHURCH on crater floor of the volcano. Volcanic cliffs to the rim of the...More

7  Thank Charles C
Reviewed February 28, 2013

It was my dream to visit some volcanos in La Garrotxa National Park. Certainly, we have no much time, that is why I tried to plan everything, but unfortunately did not succeded. By the way. We stayed in hotel in Girona, and one morning went...More

6  Thank CopperTeaPot
Reviewed January 30, 2013

I stayed in the campsite a walk away from la garrotxa, and found the walk to be lovely. the whole place is extremely well organised, and i found the volcanoes not only very picturesque, but make for a very nice excursion.

3  Thank Holiday-Holic123
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May 14, 2017|
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Response from Turisme T | 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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