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Garrocha Day Trip

14 reviews | 73 travellers
Very full day, quiet and unhurried. Pleasant walks through Banyoles and the volcano, and very beautiful Besalú. Carme very aware of everything.
8 Carlos Lorenzo
Free cancellation up to 12 hours before the service starts
US$ 127.30
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Step back in time and discover the region of Girona full of beautiful medieval villages with this Garrocha Day Trip. You'll visit locations including Besalú, Castellfollit de la Roca and Lake Bañolas.

Step back in time and discover the region of Girona full of beautiful medieval villages with this Garrocha Day Trip. You'll visit locations including Besalú, Castellfollit de la Roca and Lake Bañolas.

Garrocha Day Trip

At 9 am we'll meet at the Plaza Sant Feliu de Gerona and head to Besalú, which is about 35 minutes away.

We'll spend two hours exploring the beautiful medieval village. As we wander past its cobbled streets, accompanied by a guide, we'll discover the history of the old town.

Our next stop will be the Garrocha Natural Park, in the pre-Pyrenees area. Did you know there are more than 40 volcanoes in the area? This is not the only surprising fact, as we'll approach a medieval chapel located in the middle of the crater of one of them.

As we make our way towards the Santa Margarida volcano, we'll stop at Castellfollit de la Roca, a group of houses hanging from a basaltic rock column. We'll also look out over the River Fluvià from the upper part of the town.

After admiring the impressive scenery, we'll go to a local restaurant where you'll have one and a half hours of free time to have lunch on your own.

The tour will continue through the area of La Garrocha visiting the village of Santa Pau, located in the heart of this region. We'll visit the Santa Maria church and the Castle, two symbols of its medieval architecture.

The day will end at Lake Bañolas, where we'll take a short walk along the shore while learning more about the area and admiring the landscape. We'll return to Girona at 5 pm.

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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 12 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 127.30
US$ 61.10
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 127.30
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 61.10
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Transport by minibus

English speaking guide

Water

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 12 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 127.30

Meeting point

Plaza Sant Feliu.

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