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Monastery in Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa

Monestir de Sant Joan les Fonts

Dating to the 12th century, this broad Romanesque riverside monastery is squirrelled away at the northern end of Sant Joan les Fonts, 6km northeast of Olot. Note the distinctive bulge, stone bell tower and pink-ting…
Village in Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa

Santa Pau

With its tangle of slender cobbled lanes leading past flower-filled corners and pottery workshops to the attractive colonnaded Plaça Major, medieval Santa Pau is arguably La Garrotxa's most ravishing village. A 13th…
Village in Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa

Castellfollit de la Roca

Aside from the hills, one of La Garrotxa's most remarkable geological sights is the town of Castellfollit de la Roca (10km northeast of Olot), teetering on the edge of a blackened basalt cliff face made up of two su…