From Girona: Besalú, Banyoles & Historical Garrotxa Day Trip

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Discover hanging villages, medieval bridges, and a lake surrounded by deep nature and forests in the county of Garrotxa in Catalonia. Visit Castellfollit, Besalú, Banyoles, and other interesting and beautiful sites all in one day.

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Highlights

  • Walk through marvelous Castellfollit de la Roca
  • Travel back in time in Jewish and medieval Besalú
  • Discover hidden bridges, narrow rivers, and scenic viewpoints
  • Stroll around the pristine Lake of Banyoles
  • Learn about the area and its history with your English-speaking guide

Description

Journey through history on this full-day tour of the county of Garrotxa. Wander around and learn about medieval villages with an English-speaking guide, and delight in fantastic views of this Catalonian county. After pickup from your hotel in Girona, make your way toward the spectacular village of Castellfollit de la Roca, a set of houses that hang from a column of basaltic rock. Explore its small historic quarter, then climb the bell tower to admire spectacular views of the region. Next, have breakfast with views of the cliff before continuing to the beautiful medieval village of Besalú. Take a guided walk with a local guide, and find out about the history of this town and the importance and influence it had during the Middle Ages. When finished, enjoy some free time to walk around the village on your own and have lunch. After lunch, head from Besalú to the Pont del Llierca, a medieval bridge built on the River Fluvià, and appreciate its architectural beauty. From here, move on toward Banyoles and take a walk along the edge of the beautiful lake. Hear some curiosities and anecdotes about the place as you enjoy the marvelous green and blue scenery. The tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel in Girona.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off English-speaking guide Visit to Castellfollit de la Roca Breakfast Guided walk in Besalú Llierca medieval bridge viewpoint Guided tour around the Banyoles Lake Insurance Water

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