The Volcanic Region and Nature Reserve
Garrotxa provides the opportunity to enjoy yourself in the open air, a chance to relax in charming farmhouse accommodation or simply the delights of a good meal, or enjoy the natural beauty doing activities around this area.
Two totally different types of landscapes can be enjoyed in la Garrotxa. On the one hand, over 40 volcanoes and numerous lava flows cover much of the southern half of the Comarca and give rise to a rolling landscape - today protected by the La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park -
On this location you can find more than 28 walking routes, however you can explore this beautiful landscape by balloon, by 4x4 , on Segway, by horse riding.... We offer the best alternative way to discover this Volcanic Zone.
The most popular places to visit on this area are:
- The Volcano Croscat, with its 160mts in height make it the highest volcanic cone in the Iberian Peninsula.
- The Fageda d'en Jordà, a beech forest growing at low altitude (550mts) upon the rugged undulating lava flow emitted by the volcano Croscat.
The Volcano Santa Margarida, is a freato-magmatic volcano, whose explosion opened up a wide circular crater in whose midst stands today the eponymous Romanesque church.
More info about the route: FAGEDA-SANTA MARGARIDA - CROSCAT