Archives for All year

ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP AT THE HERMITAGE OF SANT ANDREU DE GITARRIU (S. XII). ALTA GARROTXA

Workshop of Astronomy delivered by a professional Astronomer. After a welcome snack with local Garrotxa and Empordà products, we’ll have an audiovisual conference on advanced cosmology and Astrophysics, interacting with you. Later, we will observe deep-sky objects with a high-end telescope. All activity is carried out in the fabulous site of the hermitage of the 12th century of Saint Andrew of Gitarriu. It is necessary to wear suitable clothing for the time of year. Part of the activity takes place outdoors.
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Calendars: Ecotourism.
Organizers: Vinper Tour S.L..
Estacions de l'any: All year, Autumn, Spring, Summer, and Winter.
Venues: Sant Andreu de Gitarriu.

Walking through rivers of lava

During the activity, we visit the two most emblematic areas of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park: the Croscat volcano and the Jordà beech forest. The Croscat volcano is one of the youngest in the peninsula, and as a result of the human activity of extracting material, we can see what a volcano is like inside; and the Jordà beech forest is a beech forest that grows on a level plain at only 550 meters above sea level, an idyllic and bucolic landscape. . 10Km, +130m elevation gain. . Duration 4 hours (with explanations and stops). . Difficulty Easy/Family, +7
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Calendars: Hiking.
Organizers: En Ruta Girona.
Estacions de l'any: All year, Autumn, Spring, Summer, and Winter.
Venues: Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa.

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.

Skydiving

Skydive Empuriabrava, the world’s most popular skydiving zone, is set in unique, natural surroundings: Empuriabrava (Girona). Enjoy the best skydiving experience here, whether you are an expert or about to take your first tandem parachute jump. Whoever you are, welcome! Up here we’re all equals. We all float. We all feel immensely free.
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Calendars: Multi-adventure.
Organizers: Skydive Empuriabrava.
Estacions de l'any: All year.
Venues: Empuriabrava.

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.

Segway tours Pyrenees

This innovative vehicle will open you a world of new sensations in driving. The Segway runs with our balance, and after a small driving class with our guide, you can do the route without problems. Segway Tours Pyrenees will discover in a different way all roads and hidden places of La Molina ski resort, as well as its natural environment. Suitable for all, children from 7 years and 30 kilos of weight.
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Calendars: Multi-adventure.
Organizers: Altitud Extrem.
Estacions de l'any: All year.
Venues: La Molina.