Things to see and do - Olot
Unmissable tourist sites
Olot Travel guide
Olot : Michelin's recommendations
The centre of the local region (“comarca”), Olot is located in the Parque Natural de la Zona Volcánica de la Garrotxa. It has a fine agricultural and handicraft tradition and is famous for manufacturing religious images and ornamental figures, which are sold in the shops on Carrer Major. The region is also known for its Catalan cuisine, including escudella i carn d'olla (a type of casserole) and botifarra amb mongetes (charcuterie).
Tourist attractions Olot : Things to see and do
pl. Rector Ferrer E - 17800 Olot
The church (1750-1763) is a neo-classical building with a façade a perron in the baroque style. Note the 17C baroque retable by Pau Costa and the monumental painting by El Greco, Christ Carrying the Cross (1605).
3e niveau E - 17800 Olot
This museum includes two sections: natural sciences, La Casal dels Volcans, and old 18C hospice containing a collection of paintings and drawings by Catalan artists (19C and 20C).
Pg. Blay E - 17800 Olot
Modernist architect Domènech i Montaner rebuilt this unusual building from 1915-1916, keeping the sumptuous 18C interiors and adding the modernist façade.
Notari Nonet Escubós, 8 E - 17800 Olot
Hotel Borrell is located in a peaceful area near Olot's shopping centre and within the Garrotxa Volcanic Area Natural Park. It offers modern rooms with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom. The Borrell offers a 24-hour reception and both ..
Carretera Santa Pau, Km 1 E - 17800 Olot
Hotel Riu Olot has a pretty setting in Olot, located within Garrotxa Volcanic Park. This small hotel features free Wi-Fi, rooms with satellite TV and views of the surrounding countryside. The Riu Olot offers simple, traditional décor. Its spacious r..
Avenida Estació, 2 E - 17800 Olot
Situated in central Olot, this modern hotel offers a traditional restaurant, a hair salon and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. The tour desk can arrange guided visits to the surrounding Garrotxa Volcanic Region. Each functional room at Hotel E..
carret. La Deu 9 E - 17800 Olot
carret. La Deu E - 17800 Olot
A family property with a history dating back over a century. It is a popular venue for large functions, although it also offers bright and colourful rooms for à la carte dining. The cuisine has a regional and Catalan focus and is prepared using local..
Mas Les Cols - Av. Les Cols 2 E - 17800 Olot
The perfect mix of tradition and modernity! Les Cols occupies a typical Catalan farmhouse whose designer interior will come as something of a surprise to guests, as will its pavilion for private functions. Creative cuisine with its roots in local and..