Santa Pau la vila medieval del Parc Natural

Santa Pau la vila medieval del Parc Natural

The municipality of Santa Pau, the richest and most varied volcanic phenomena throughout the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park, has special points of interest such as the Santa Margarida volcano, Volcano Croscat or Beech in Jordan, a forest, at any time and circumstances of its beauty offers new shades. The town preserves the fascinating site of the old town, a medieval appearance and characteristics very marked. Stresses the Plaza Mayor and the fairground Toros: an arcaded square profile irregular and uneven arches, has an undeniable personality, and provisions around the castle, a large building, Compact and robust stands on the highest point of the village. It also emphasizes the sober church of Santa Maria and the whole group of narrow streets, sudden and steep descents angles, that lead to the Portal del Mar. Portal del Mar offers a beautiful view of the surrounding valleys and tempting that, as often happens in the Garrotxa, are part of some interesting Romanesque church. Highlights include the Virgen de los Arcos, San Vicente del Sallent, Sant Martí Vell, Raconada an idyllic frame • San Miguel Sacot. From Sant Julià Mount, which is reached after a walk of medium difficulty, the perspective of valleys and volcanoes is fascinating.

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