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The region of Pallars Sobirà, paradise for adventure sports.

Rafting in the river Noguera Pallaresa

This region in the high Pyrenees provides one with all kinds of strong emotions, ranging from rafting to canyoning, to be practiced in the Noguera Pallaresa river and some of its tributaries. Continue reading

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Besalú, the ancient county town, with a walk around the lake at Banyoles.

Romanesque bridge in BesalúThe area covered by the old county of Besalú roughly coincides with the present region of La Garrotxa. Both tourists and passing travellers can enjoy the landscape here, which is full of natural and cultural charm: villages with a Medieval ambiance; the biggest fresh-water lake in Catalonia; intensely green woods and fields; or near Olot, an old volcanic area of exceptional beauty. (There’s a separate article about this, with other suggestions for excursions). Continue reading

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