Nature

Natural Park of the “Aiguamolls d’Empordà”

The Natural Park of Aiguamolls spreads over an approximate area of ​​4731 hectares, of which about 824 are a strictly protected nature reserve. The park is located in the region of Alt Empordà The purpose of declaring this area as a nature reserve is twofold: first, preserve, improve and enhance natural systems, and secondly, to combine conservation with economic development. [+ info]

Natural Park of “Cap de Creus”

The Natural Park of Cap de Creus was the first Maritime Park of Catalonia and protects most of the peninsula of Cap de Creus. It specifically protects part of the territory of the municipalities of Cadaques, Llançà, Palau Saverdera, Pau, Port de la Selva, Roses, Selva de Mar and Vilajuïga. [+ info]

Nature of Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter

The Nature of Montgri, Illes Medes, and the Baix Ter is a park located in the regions of Alt Empordà and Baix Empordà and covers 8192.19 hectares, protecting both the land and marine area. The park includes two partly nature reserves , one of the Medes Islands marine and land in the Baix Ter, a nature reserve integral to the area emerged from the Illes Medes because of its high value, a peripheral zone of partial marine nature reserve and a level of protection of agricultural areas. [+ info]

Natural Park of Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa

It is a quite inhabited area, which doesn”t correspond to the usual image of a protected area; an image that is associated with an orderly public space promoting and facilitating recreational and leisure activities, to a restricted area for the protection of fauna species. [+ info]

The Fageda d’en Jordà

“La Fageda d’en Jordá” is a unique beech forest. Unique because it grows in a levelled extension on the lava from the volcano Croscat, which provides a rugged, with prominences of abundant features, some achieving over 20 meters high and locally called “tossols”. It is part of the Natural Park of Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa. [+ info]

Banyoles

Banyoles is the capital of the Pla de l”Estany, the center of the region.
The lake in the municipality, the largest in Catalonia, is one of the main attractions of Banyoles, suited for a wide range of sports and leisure. [+ info]

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