The route Carrilet
You know greenways? Many exist throughout Spain, they can only travel on bicycles and walkers, no motor vehicle. All this began in 1994, with the aim of transforming more 2000 km of railway in old ways for people. One of these ways is the Ruta del Carrilet.
This route linking Girona and Olot you can use 54 kilometers from volcanoes and medieval villages, that will delight many walkers and cyclists who choose to opt for this route.
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This route starts at the train station in Olot, and his first kilometers recorreras the volcanic area of Garrotxa to the village of Prey. After, kilometer 7 we find Sant Esteve d'en Bas, and later come to the Coll d'en Bas. Although there is a certain gap is an easy route you can do with the whole family. In addition, the view from the Vall d'en Bas are incredible.
Down we find the Romanesque hermitage of San Miguel, the valley narrows until reaching Sant Feliu de Pallerols already kilometer 17. Cross the town and continue to the Castle of Hostoles, to finish in Les Planes.
After crossing over 6 km of forest villages to spend as Amer and English stations or Bonmatí, Salt and Bescanó to reach the final destination, Girona.
This route is designed to leave Olot and from Girona found by the favorable difference from Olot. If you choose this route by bicycle, We advise you to do it in two stages, one from Olot to Amer Amer and from the following to Girona. But everything depends on how long captions, the desire to enjoy each place and the type of activities you want to do.