Archives for Ecotourism

E-mountainbike route through the aiguamolls of Vilaüt

In this tour we’ll explore the wetlands of Empordà, one of the main wetland regions of Catalonia, which stands out for its natural, aesthetic and social values. We’ll experience this exceptional landscape in a different way and all from the comfort of an e-mountain bike. From the Empúries Castle we’ll dive into the areas around the Vilaüt lagoons, the habitat and refuge for many different species of birds during their migration period. The experience includes: a trained and knowledgeable guide to the territory, a high-end electric mountain bike, a helmet and a fanny pack with a water drum, accident and
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Calendars: Cyclotourism and Ecotourism.
Organizers: Empordàlovers.
Estacions de l'any: Summer.
Venues: Castelló d’Empúries, Perelada, and Vilanova de la Muga (Rec del Molí).

Guided kayak tour of the Costa Brava

We offer guided kayak excursions through the most interesting natural areas of the Costa Brava. Portlligat is the point of departure for several routes through the Nature Reserve of Cap de Creus. Cala Montgó, located in the Montgrí, Medes & Baix Ter Natural Park characterised by imposing cliffs. The area of Tamariu, characterised by a coastline punctuated by deep beaches, narrow passes and spectacular caves. The beauty spot of Castell–Cap Roig is a unique setting that offers one of the clusters of most paradisical and virgin caves of the Costa Brava. From 13 years old and you must know how
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Calendars: Ecotourism and Nautical tourism.
Organizers: Kayaking Costa Brava.
Estacions de l'any: Summer.
Venues: Cala Montgó, Platja del Castell, Portlligat, and Tamariu.

Eco-snorkeling in the Medas Islands

Leave you to surprise for the subaquatic world that Illes Medes hides the Marine Reservation of them, considered her BETTER OF THE WHOLE EUROPE!! The protection that receives this zone and the nutrients that there contributes the sweet water that comes from the river Ter, they invite to great variety of animals, algae and plants to establishing and being procreated. The big praderías of posidonia, do of this place the perfect hiding place for hundreds of species and his babies, which we can observe easily from the surface, to little depth. Come and share 50 min of snorkel with your
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Calendars: Ecotourism and Nautical tourism.
Organizers: Medaqua.
Estacions de l'any: Summer.
Venues: Medaqua – l’Estartit.

Kayak and snorkel in Costa Brava

This is a unique kayaking and snorkeling experience on the Costa Brava taking you to discover the marine flora and fauna of the Mediterranean, lead by an Accredited Guide of the Cap de Creus Natural Park. We will sail out of the Llançà Bay in a double kayak and disembark in the Cap Ras area to do the Snorkel session on the Canyelles beach. There we find a very rich seabed which is part of the Natura 2000 Protected Areas. It is a landscape of incredible beauty in the midst of crystal clear waters.
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Calendars: Ecotourism and Nautical tourism.
Organizers: Sk Kayak.
Estacions de l'any: Summer.
Venues: Llançà.

Electric bike ride along the Via Verda of the “Tren Petit”

Try the electric bike, you will love it! We propose a circular route, in the morning or at the afternoon along the greenway of the “Little Train”;. If you are not a crazy biker or you want a nice activity after the beach, this tour is ideal to enjoy with family or friends. 25€  x person (morning or afternoon bike rental, bicycle kit, GPS, maps and tourist information on the route)
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Calendars: Cyclotourism and Ecotourism.
Organizers: Trek and Ride.
Estacions de l'any: Summer.
Venues: Calella de Palafrugell.

Following pirate’s footsteps

Pirate legends don’t just exist in the Caribbean Sea. From the 12th century to the 18th century, the Catalan coast constantly suffered attacks by pirate and corsair ships. The watchtowers, built near the coast, were used to monitor the arrival of a ship on the horizon and notify people of the towns or country houses by messages and signals. This guided walking route will take us from tower to tower, to discover the history of the pirates of Calella de Palafrugell and its neighboring towns. Activity details: Guided activity Sunday morning. Group of 8 people minimum
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Calendars: Ecotourism and Hiking.
Organizers: Trek and Ride.
Estacions de l'any: Spring.
Venues: Calella de Palafrugell.

RIVERS OF LAVA FLOWS, The Croscat volcano and the beech forest of Fageda d’en Jordà

If you don’t know Garrotxa county, you must to do this guided tour. On this hiking excursion you will visit the most emblematic spaces of the Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of Garrotxa: the Croscat volcano and the beech forest of Fageda d’en Jordà.
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Calendars: Ecotourism.
Organizers: En Ruta Girona.
Estacions de l'any: All year.
Venues: Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa.

Orientation Circuits

The orienteering circuits are fun and active way of discovering the city, its neighborhoods and its natural surroundings. All circuits are easy and suitable for all ages and audiences. The maps can be collected from the tourism offices in the city or can be downloaded at the Girona Tourism website. This activity has been developed in collaboration with the Aligots Orienteering Club. 
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Calendars: Ecotourism and Hiking.
Organizers: Ajuntament de Girona.
Estacions de l'any: All year.
Venues: Girona i voltants.

Hop off the train, hop on the bike

We will pick you up at the train station in Figueres, where you will leave our bikes and collect your backpacks. From there we will go toward Des Estartit, discovering incredible landscapes such as wetlands of the Empordà.  The second day we will discover the most beautiful medieval villages of this area of the Lower Ampurdàn, such as Pals, Albons or Torroella de Montgrí. On the last day, finally, go toward the train station of Girona, where you pick the bikes and we carry your backpacks, so that you can take again the train.  And all of this without taking
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Calendars: Cyclotourism and Ecotourism.
Organizers: Medaqua.
Estacions de l'any: All year.
Venues: Estartit.