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La Fageda d'en Jorda, Olot

4.8
#1 of 86 in Wildlife in Catalonia
Wildlife Area Nature / Park
The mineral-rich soil of La Fageda d'en Jorda comes from a volcanic eruption that covered the area millennia ago. This disaster gave birth to new life, and now the nature reserve is home to an abundance of tree species. Hiking trails are marked and include rough wooden steps in steeper areas, but even with small inclines, the walks are low impact. Along the 1.5 km (0.93 mi) walk, you may come across a monolithic stone with an inscription of poetry at the base by Joan Maragall, a notable Spanish poet. With our international travel planner, Olot attractions like La Fageda d'en Jorda can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Went for a 3-4 hour hike/walk here through the beech forest with a nap at a hilltop church. A beautiful place with fields of rapeseed/canola in front of lush green mountains. Overall, quite an easy wa...  more »
  • We walked from Olot through the forest to the volcanos of San Margarida and Croscat. Even in March it was quite warm so take a hat and suncream. Such fresh air and the countryside is so gorgeous! 20 k...  more »
  • This is a peaceful and quiet beech forest where you can go for a walk or take a seat on a stone and rest. I think it is more beautiful in autumn. Also you can go with your dog.  more »
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  • Nice walks all along this region. Imagine it's much nicer in the summer or autumn when everything's green.
  • An excellent place to walk and get lost in this beech forest. Good for families as the trails are not difficult. All seasons are different, it is said that autumn is the best one but in summer you'll like to find a place like this to cool down your body.
  • Amazing beech forest over a lava flow.
  • Really beautiful
  • Amazing

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