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Two Garrotxa Travel Agencies Are First in Spain to Earn Certification under European Charter for Sustainable Tourism

2 November 2017

Travel agencies Trescàlia SC and Nit i Vol SLU are certified by the Europarc Federation under the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism. Read more

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Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa
Parc Natural de la Zona Volcànica de la Garrotxa
Nature

Alta Garrotxa, a rugged land for the intrepid explorer. Where Nature hides itself.

2 November 2017

The present day 'Espai d’Interès Natural de l’Alta Garrotxa', or Alta Garrotxa Area of Natural Interest, with its nearly 33,000 hectares of land, is listed as one of the largest protected territories in the province of Girona. Read more

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Consorci de l'Alta Garrotxa
Consorci de l'Alta Garrotxa
Nature

The orchids of la Garrotxa

2 November 2017

La Garrotxa is an upland region with a great diversity of habitats. Although its climate is essentially Mediterranean, the proximity of the sea to the east and the Pyrenees to the north ensures that much of the region has a unique microclimate with central European or Atlantic tendencies. Read more

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TRESCÀLIA Agència de Viatges Receptiva
TRESCÀLIA Agència de Viatges Receptiva
Culture

The Universe of Shared Creativity: Origin and Freedom

2 November 2017

The professional activity carried out by RCR Arquitectes already nearly 30 years has been and is the subject of a growing national and international valuation. This year they have been recognized with the Pritzker Prize 2017 for a path that represents the value of the local in a global context. Read more

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RCR BUNKA Fundació Privada
RCR BUNKA Fundació Privada
Gastronomy

Volcanic Cuisine, a footprint of local gastronomy

2 November 2017

The Volcanic Cuisine entity was born in September of 1994, during the 2nd Catalan Congress of Cuisine. It had a clear objective which was to offer dishes of autochthonous endemic, and local products. Read more

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Associació d'Hostalatge de la Garrotxa
Associació d'Hostalatge de la Garrotxa
Events

Catalonia bets on sustainable tourism

2 November 2017

Tourism plays an important role in Catalunya. It represents 11% of its GDP, calculated by taking into account the wider impact it has caused, because the tourism industry is a sector that implies and influences many other services. Read more

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Direcció General de Turisme de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Direcció General de Turisme de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Events

La Garrotxa, 20 years of Sustainable Tourism

2 November 2017

At the beginning of the 20th century, La Garrotxa was a valued destination for Barcelona holidaymakers, attracted by the ideal of the romantic landscape painted by the artists of the Olot School of Landscape. Read more

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Turisme Garrotxa
Turisme Garrotxa