Parks and routes
The province of Girona has a large selection of routes and excursions that you can do on foot, by bike or in any kind of vehicle.
Choose your favorite and enjoy the scenery!
La vall and the Monastery of Sant Daniel
Two hours away on a walking distance from the center of Girona you can find one of the best-preserved natural spaces of the city, an extensive green area with shady landscapes and water fountains. The church and the cloister of the monastery are an example of Romanesque construction with Gothic additions.
You can make a circular itinerary around it that will allow you to see some of the most significant elements of the valley.
Sanctuary of Els Àngels
Leaving from Sant Pere Galligants, one of the most common routes is the Sanctuary of the Angels. If the weather is nice, you will be able to enjoy the wonderful views of the Pyrenees and the Costa Brava.
The route is approximately 8.5 km and can be done by bike or on foot. If you want more information about it, check this post.
Ruta del Carrilet
One of the most popular routes for cycling is the Ruta del Carrilet, a 39.7 km steep path that goes from Girona to Sant Feliu de Guíxols, following the old train route.
It passes through towns such as Quart, Cassà de la Selva and Santa Cristina d’Aro. We leave you more information about Ruta del Carrilet.
The Costa Brava, in the province of Girona, is a beautiful environment limited by the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees. With 214 km of coastline, it is a world-famous holiday destination.
Camí de ronda
El camí de ronda is a path that crosses the Costa Brava on foot, a coastal path that follows the towns between Blanes and Portbou. This historic path stands out for its great scenic beauty, flora and geology that make it a real paradise for the hiker.
It can be done 365 days a year. There is the option of doing the linear or circular route, 2 days, 3 days, 8 days … there is something for everyone!
See more information here.
The Girona Pyrenees encompasses the counties of La Garrotxa, El Ripollès and La Cerdanya, hosting the so-called Romanesque Route, which brings together a historical medieval legacy formed by convents and churches throughout its territory.
Its villages have managed to preserve their historical character and have a great deal of personality, with a link to adventure sports and skiing.
The Pyrenees have many long-distance routes, of different difficulties and length, with options for everyone. You can enjoy them whether you are an experienced traveler, or you are traveling with the whole family.
One of the best-known routes is the GR11 trans-Pyrenees route, known as the great adventure of the Pyrenees. A route of almost 800 km in length approved in 1985, of remarkable difficulty. Hikers from all over the world have hiked these mountains following the popular white and red signs, a combination of nature, scenery and history for the more experienced that you won’t forget!