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Girona: Volcano Area, Besalú, and Banyoles Lake Tour

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Discover a treasure inside the crater of one of the 40 volcanoes of this area near Girona. Experience the history of the area while visiting the medieval villages of Besalú and Santa Pau. Then visit the largest lake in Catalonia, the Banyoles Lake.

Highlights

  • Spend a day out of the city near Girona, the pre-Pyrinees Montains with more than 40 volcanoes, the Banyoles Lake, and medieval villages
  • Enjoy a guided visit to Besalú to learn the history of the second most important Jewish community in the Middle Ages in Girona Province.
  • Explore Santa Pau with a huge castle and a nice church and Castellfollit the la Roca, built on the top of a basaltic cliff

Description

If you are nature lovers and you like to discover new areas, this is the best option for you! On this full-day tour you will explore different areas. The first area you will explore is Besalú, where you will learn about the history and the medieval and Jewish heritage of the town.  Next explore the nature of La Garrotxa Natural Park, in the pre-Pyrenees area with more than 40 volcanoes none of them active for thousands of years. While there visit a medieval hermitage located in the middle of a crater. After, visit Castellfollit de la Roca to take some photos of the Basaltic cliff and Santa Pau a small village surrounded by volcanoes. To finish this amazing day, you will have the opportunity to walk along the shore or sail on Banyoles Lake, the largest lake in Catalonia.

Includes

Guide Bottled water

Important Information

  • • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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