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Les Cols

Set in a converted 19th-century masia, 2km northeast of central Olot, Les Cols is the queen of La Garrotxa's fabulous restaurants. The interior has an avant-garde edge, with glass walls and glittery-gold decor. Two-…
Catalan in Olot

La Deu

Down a tree-lined road with a volcanic stone fountain bubbling away in its terrace dining area, family-run La Deu has been perfecting its filling cuina volcànica since 1885. Service is charmingly efficient, and ther…
Catalan in Olot

La Quinta Justa

The elegant promise of the cream exterior and artful iron lamps is suitably fulfilled by this stylish, central restaurant. Volcanic and modern-European cuisine is served with a flourish, including solid mountain far…
Museum in Olot

Museu dels Volcans

In the middle of verdant Parc Nou (a botanical garden of Olot-area flora), this schoolroom-like museum has detailed displays on volcanoes, tremors, types of eruptions, Catalonia's volcanic history and La Garrotxa's …
Museum in Olot

Museu de la Garrotxa

On the 3rd floor of a grand former hospice building, this smart, modern museum unpacks the evolution of La Garrotxa's industry, history, culture, art and population. The focus is on local art and sculpture, particul…