“Banyoles” town and lake

Banyoles, Girona, España

The situation and environment of “Banyoles” offers plenty of possibilities to get close to the nature, culture and history of “the city of water”.

“Banyoles” lake is the best known and most beautiful place. You can make different routes and excursions on foot or cycling. It is a circular and flat itinerary completely signposted. During the tour you can enjoy the scenic views along the way with different lookouts to stop and take pictures of the amazing landscapes of this area.

You can also get on the “Pinxo” Train. It is a tourist train with 3 wagons with a capacity for 60 people which will take you on a tour to enjoy the nature and landscapes of the surroundings of the Lake until you reach the Romanesque church of “Santa Maria de Porqueres” (the most important of the region). Then it will bring you through the most interesting points of the historic city center of “Banyoles”.

There are different cultural routes in “Banyoles” and you can visit the “Darder” Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the “Pesqueras” and the “Santa María dels Turers” church.