The best outdoor activities in the region of Girona

When we’re thinking about embarking on a getaway, most of the time our mind is set on relaxation and disconnection from everyday life. Sometimes you just need to run as further away as possible from the routine and spend a few days sleeping in, reading lots, eating well, and enjoying outdoor activities to clean your lungs. Today we are going to suggest ideas of everything you can do if you choose to stay in a cheap hotel in Girona and spend a few days feeling the warmth of sunrays and fresh air caressing your skin. Allow yourself to take some time off to enjoy beautiful coves and beaches all along the Costa Brava coastline, natural parks like La Garrotxa, gardens, sports activities and many other options. Would you like to find out more?

A picture of a cove in the Costa Brava, in Girona

Creative Commons by Enric Rubio Ros

The sea: a great alternative for both sports and relaxation

If you love everything about nature, and the sea is your natural calling, make sure you book a cheap hotel in Girona to enjoy the calmness of this liquid element and its surroundings. Make the most of your trip delighting in the peculiar vegetation flourishing around the beaches and coves of Girona, the never-ending possibilities of practising sports, and the perfect settings for taking a well-deserved rest. Would you like to plough through its waters on a kayak, learn to sail, or to try out standup paddleboarding? These are just some of the alternatives to get active during your holidays in Spain. In order to make the most of your time, it is recommended to contact professionals specialising in these areas, who will be happy to guide you.

If you just want to enjoy being surrounded by nature, you can also go on a boat trip to see the seabed of Tossa de Mar, or to discover the Cabo de Creus Natural Park, which can be done by boat. Both experiences are very interesting and highly recommended for the entire family.

La Garrotxa: a proposal for the most adventurous visitors

If you would like to try something different, you can also book a cheap hotel in Figueres –a truly mesmerising city– and take day-trips to the surrounding areas. Here’s a suggestion: pay a visit to La Garrotxa Natural Park, where you will be able to get really close to a volcano. Make sure you pay close attention to the directions and advice regarding the area, reflected on the helpful signs throughout the park, because visitors are not allowed to walk outside the allocated roads, given the fragility of the area. The aforementioned volcano’s name is El Croscat, and its cone is the biggest one in the entire Iberian peninsula, boasting an altitude of 160 metres, which is approximately 525 feet.

The Banyoles Lake: ideal for sports tourism

Another alternative you can explore if you’ve decided to book a cheap hotel in Figueres is to visit the Banyoles lake and give kayaking a try. Its perfect water conditions, pleasant weather throughout the year, and an incredible landscape make for the ideal location for many visitors, who choose this 9-kilometre long lake. Similarly, this is a proposal where resorting to the helpful guidance of professionals will most definitely come in handy, given their wide expertise organising routes and courses in the area.

Cultural visits make for the perfect relaxing time in Girona

Whether you book a cheap hotel in Figueres or in Girona, culturally-rich tours always make for the perfect proposal in these cities and their surrounding areas. One of these tours could be a visit to the old Jewish quarter of Girona. Other possibilities include the Santa Clotilde Gardens, in Lloret de Mar, which is the most beautiful and small haven of peace offering stunning views of the sea, and a place to wander around without having to keep track of the time.

If you would like to get deeply immersed in the history of the area, another possibility is to visit the reproduction of an ancient Neolithic village, which used to stand in the Draga archaeological site, on the eastern side of the Banyoles lake.

Have we tempted you to visit this fantastic area in the region of Catalonia? Don’t wait any longer and come to spend a few days in a cheap hotel in Girona.

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