Olot, capital of Garrotxa

Olot, capital of Garrotxa

Olot, "City of Volcanoes", especially is a city known for its natural beauty and part of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. En el seu hi ha municipal term four volcanoes: Montsacopa, -these two Montolivet, visitables-, i Garrinada Bisaroques. Of the regions around Olot also a rich natural wetlands Moixina and the volcano Croscat. Also remarkable is the singular botanical garden of New Park.

Olot has an interesting cultural heritage. Architecturally, may include modernist monuments (casa Gayetà-Vila, Solà-Morales house, home Masramon…), and the Cloisters of Carmen, Renaissance. These cloisters are part of the grounds of the Art School of Olot, and have the following opening hours: school days open during school hours. Holidays and school holidays in July and August, open Monday to Saturday: from 10am to 19pm and on Sundays and holidays: de 10h a 13h. Resta de l’any, open Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 18pm, Friday from 8.30am to 15pm, Saturdays from 10am to 18pm, and Sundays and holidays from 11h to 13h.

As for painting and sculpture, must emphasize the importance of the School of Olot, it has a good representation of works at the Regional Museum of Garrotxa. Painting, sculpture and ceramics are key elements of the artistic atmosphere Olot, without forgetting the great tradition of Holy Nativity and workshops, renowned mundial.

Capital Olot Garrotxa