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La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park Information Centres

Recursos Casal dels Volcans PNZVG. Foto ECanal 250
In the Natural Park Information Centres you will find specialized information about the volcanic area: pedestrian itineraries, flora, fauna, geology, vulcanism, etc. As well as general information of the region and the environment.

The staff who will attend to you has extense experience in environmental education and information, and provide you quality information. All informants will attend you in Catalan and/or Spanish and mostly also in English and French. You can ask them for documentation and advice to access to interesting places in the Park and will help make your visit more enjoyable.
From the Information Centres are processed authorizations by vehicles for disabled people, in order to facilitate the access to the most emblematic places of the Natural Park.



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Can Passavent (tel. 972 195094)

Can Passavent PNZVG exterior. Foto ECanal 250
Can Passavent PNZVG interior. Foto ECanal 250

Address: Olot to Santa Pau road, 7 km ( inside the Croscat volcano)
Coordinates: X : 462156 , Y: 4667374

General services :
• Natural Park Specialized Information: flora, fauna, geology, volcanism, walking trails, etc.
• Visitors Information and group bookings cps@tosca.cat by mail or phone 972 19 50 94
• Control and reserves of organized groups to visit the Croscat volcano quarries (see link of the rules)

Complementary services :
• Educational resources to help you make explanations more understandable (aimed at adult age groups and family groups )
• Free exhibition on the Croscat volcano (there are translation in Spanish, English, French, German, Dutch, Basque and Galician)

Nearby places of interest:
• Croscat volcano
• Santa Margarida volcano
• Footpaths 1 and 15

Other nearby services:
• Public toilets (area of Santa Margarita)
• Regulated parking of cars, buses and bicycles ( area of Santa Margarita)

Can Serra (tel. 972 195074)

Can Serra PNZVG exterior. Foto ECanal 250
Can Serra PNZVG interior. Foto ECanal 250

Address: Olot to Santa Pau road, km 4 (area of Can Serra)
Coordinates: X: 460253, Y: 4667179

General services:
• Natural Park Specialized Information: flora, fauna, geology, volcanism, walking trails, etc.
• Visitors Information

Complementary services:
• Educational resources to help you make explanations more understandable (aimed at adult age groups and family groups)
• Material to leave on loan: self-guided Fageda d'en Jordà itinerary (see link) and Fageda d'en Jordà poem in languages.
• Backpacks to leave on loan to take children and babies. (rental price € 2, € 20 for a deposit and sign a sheet loan)

Nearby places of interest:
• Fageda d'en Jordà
• Monolith to Joan Maragall
• Footpaths 1, 2 and 3

Other services nearby:
• Public toilet
• Regulated parking of cars, buses and bicycles
• Reserved parking for disabled
• Drink Machines
• Picnic Area

Casal dels Volcans (tel. 972 268112)

Casal dels Volcans PNZVG exterior. Foto ECanal 250
Casal dels Volcans PNZVG interior. Foto ECanal 250

Address : Avinguda Santa Coloma, 47, 17800 Olot
Coordinates: Latitude 42 ° 10'16 .39 " and longitude 28'48 .34 2nd "

General services :
• Natural Park Specialized Information: flora, fauna, geology, volcanism, walking trails , etc.
• Visitors information, mail ( see address information centre) , email ( pnzvg@gencat.cat )

Complementary services :
• Documentation Point: mini library with books and reference materials about la Garrotxa or related topics to Natural Park
• Information "on demand " personalized information dedicating the required time
• Educational resources to help you make explanations more understandable (aimed at adult age groups and family groups)

Nearby places of interest :
• Natural Park Offices
• Volcano Museum
• Itinerant Exhibition Hall
• Parc Nou : botanical garden and medicinal plants
• Monumental oaks
• Old town of Olot
• Montsacopa Volcano
• Wetlands of the Moixina
• Footpaths 3 and 17

Other services nearby :
• Public toilet
• Bar
• Picnic area (source )
• Parking of cars, buses and bicycles 


Updated date: 15.03.2017