Banyoles is on of those must-see visits we recommend to everyone who is in a trip near Girona. Here are 5 things to do in this beautiful city!
1. Around the Lake
Walking around Banyoles Lake is one of the most popular activities in this Region, both by visitors and locals. It is a 7km. low-difficulty, circular route, which you will be able to do easily walking or by bicycle. While doing this route, that circles the entire Lake, you can enjoy all the natural wealth and take in all the viewpoints in the area.
2. Neolithic villade of la Draga
In 1990 the remains of an ancient Neolithic village were found near the Lake. The excavations revealed that those remains are from 7.000 years ago. Today you can visit the reproductions of the old homes and do some activities in order to experience how life in Neolithic was.
3. Xocolata Torras
The Torras chocolate factory, 3 km. from Banyoles, offers guided visits to its facilites for groups or individual visitors, in order to show de manufacturing process of the products offered by Xocolata Torras.
4. Boat trip
The boat Tirona is an electric catamaran that can hold 80 people and offers you the chance to enjoy a 40-minute trip around the Banyoles Lake. In order to improve the experience, this trip includes a talk during all the route. This way, you will combine a perfect surrounding with all the history and secrets of Banyoles.
5. Fang Aventura
10 kms. away from Banyoles, in the village of Sant Miquel de Campmajor, you will find Fang Aventura. This company offers you a wide range of activities that combine adventure sports and nature like paintball, quads, arhcery and many others.