Arrival at Girona airport.
Transfer from Girona to Olot.
Leisure: time to visit Olot town centre.
Olot is the county town of La Garrotxa. Inside the town there is four volcanoes. One of the most visited is Montsacopa volcano. It’s possible to walk up to the crater (10 min steps or 15min trail). The views from the crater are amazing: 360o panoramic view, form the Pyrenees to Olot valley and the volcanic zone.
Dinner: La Deu Restaurant (volcanic cuisine association) Accommodation: Hotel Rural Can Blanc (Olot)
Walk on the roman road
Tranfer to Sant Pau de Segúries village.
Walk from Sant Pau de Segúries along roman road.
You will follow the best well preserved roman road. The amazing Via Annia roman road links the mountains with the sea. Walk the old path between the lands of Bianya and Besalú county to get to Olot.
This a great walk for nature and landscape views. Special interest on flora in spring and autumn.
Distance: 19,5km (12.1 miles)
Climb: 450m (1476 ft) / 910m (2985 ft) Walking timing: 6h 30min
Dinner: La Moixina restaurant (volcanic cuisine association) Accommodation: Hotel Rural Can Blanc (Olot)
Morning: balloon at Volcanic Zone
The balloon flight departs at 7:30, and includes:
Coffee at Vol de Coloms
1h 30 min flight with the balloon Champagne and greaves cake (typical from Catalonia) during the flight Transfer from landed balloon back to Vol de Coloms on 4×4
Farmer breakfast/lunch: local products
Afternoon: bike on the Girona green way.
After a stop at the hotel (to change clothes), route by bike along the greenway: from Olot to Amer.
Until the sixties, the Girona-Olot railway was the main transport artery for the rural districts of La Garrotxa, La Selva, and El Gironés. A modest narrow gauge railway (of the type known as “carrilet” in Cataluña) just 54 Kms long, it ran along the banks of the rivers Ter, Bruguent, and Fluvià in the shadow of the menacing La Garrotxa volcanoes.
Distance: 33km (20.5 miles)
Climb: 200m (656 ft) / 400m (1312 ft) Transfer back to hotel.
Dinner: La Quinta Justa Restaurant (volcanic cuisine association) Accommodation: Hotel Rural Can Blanc (Olot)
Transfer to Platja de Pals.
Walk from Pals to Tamariu village.
On one side, the green of the pine trees; on the other side, the blue of the sea. On the Costa Brava there are no walks more spectacular than the ones along the coastal footpaths, a wonderful way to discover small coves, vertiginous cliffs, charming beaches and other unmissable coastal beauty spots.
Distance: 15,5km (9.6 miles)
Climb: 600m (1968 ft) / 600m (1968 ft) Walking timing: 4h 30min
Dinner & Accommodation: Hotel Tamariu
Feel the Costa Brava in your feet: following the coast.
This is one of the best walks on the Costa Brava: it’s a wonderful walk that winds along the coast from Tamariu to Llafranc.
It is said that an image is worth more than a thousand words. Therefore, take a look at the results of searching for images of Costa Brava bays: steep cliffs, crystal clear water, golden sand, exuberant plant life, and so on. You will be able to find the authentic essence of this landscape in the walk from Tamariu to Palafrugell.
If you enjoy panoramic views, before arrival to Llafranc, you’ll find the Sant Sebastià Lighthouse, from where you will have an impressive view 167 metres above sea level.
Distance: 5,5km (3.4 miles)
Climb: 200m (656 ft) / 200m (656 ft) Walking timing: 2h
Transfer to Girona city.
Free time for visit Girona. It is a city on a human scale with all the charm of a larger city. Take a leisurely stroll through the old town, visit the museums and the historic buildings, wander through the streets and squares, and discover the tourist attractions, festivals, restaurants, cultural events, et
Transfer to Girona airport.