Surroundings

The Area

Les Gavatxes is located in the nature reserve of the Alta Garrotxa region, in the north of Catalonia. At 660 meters we are nestled in the lower Pyrenees with the highest peaks visible and not far away. The area abounds with wildlife and each season has its own beauty.

Our location is close to charming medieval towns like Beget, historic cities and untouched nature with nearby rivers which will offer you a perfect stay. We are also close to major cities like Barcelona and Girona.

The volcanic natural park where Les Gavatxes is located, known as the Alta Garrotxa, is a hidden treasure. It is a wooded region ideal for lovers of hiking, who will enjoy discovering the forest paths and the mountains. In winter it is truly spectacular, with snow-capped peaks in the surrounding high mountains. In spring, summer and autumn the landscape is in constant flux, with ever changing wildflowers, shady forests, and wildlife such as deer, boar, vultures and eagles are abundant. When you are here you will certainly be surprised… It is a well-kept secret for walkers and nature lovers.

There are many hiking trails in the area for all levels of difficulty and experience; this website (link?) has more details about the routes and the area in general. Lovers of climbing, mountain biking, road cycling, among others, will also find much to do in the area. There are beautiful rivers with deep pools, perfect for diving in the middle of summer and enjoying a refreshing swim!

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