Olot awaits you!
Olot's city is placed in the intersection of small three valleys crossed by the river Fluvià, to 440 meters of height. His capital owes to itself, partly, to his central position inside the region of the Garrotxa, the industrial and commercial activity, the cultural life and the historical circumstances.
To live between volcanoes forms a part of the ordinariness of the olotenses, and is that the city it's located inside The Volcanic Region of La Garrotxa. They find four volcanoes of which stands out the Montsacopa, one in the middle of the city.
The modernist architecture and the wooded walks are the elements of the city that mas captivate for his beauty. Though also we finds other architectural styles in constructions like the Cloister of Carmen (XVIIth) or San Estevan's iglésia (The XVIII). In addition it has other singular features that her make a placid place only in the frame of the Catalan Pyrenees, as the zone of the wets of the Moixina, I calmly that surprises whom it visits, overcoat to the lovers of the art, who identify them with the painters of the
The city and his environment are an example of recovery of elements linked to the natural spaces, with offers like the Botanical Garden of autochthonous flora, the network of paths Itinerànnia, the Greenways or Pedra Tosca's Park.
Olot's old nucleus is the neuralgic point of the trade, a mall to disclosed sky, which arranges the crafts and the local products of always, with the dynamism of a modern and contemporary city linked to the mode, the art and the good one to eat.
The Festivities of the Tura, declared Tradicional Festivity of National Interest, are the festivities most waited by the olotenses and for the people of the country, during which it is possible to enjoy a great event: to see to dance the Giants.
From July to September the city offers a varied offer of activities that take place inside the programming of " The cua of the drac ", as visits guided to the fresh air or the International Festival of the Cornamusa, the Cornamusam.
The fairs offers a big range of products and local activities both to the citizens and to the visitors. Sant Lluc's fair, which is celebrated from 1314, is the main exponent.
- > OLOT'S MAP (pdf- 4313 kb)
- > LA GARROTXA'S MAP (pdf - 1482 kb)
- > LA GARROTXA'S MAP 1:50000 (pdf - 6940 kb)
> PYRINEE'S MAP (pdf - 2383 kb)
> PROVINCE'S MAP (pdf - 1417 kb)
- > GUIDE "Olot awaits you" (pdf - 603 kb)
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