Cliffs of basalt
The route of the three streams of lava and the basalt quarries
Distance: 8,00 kilometers
Elevation gain: +50 meters
Time: 4 hours
Difficulty: Easy/Family, +7 years
This route allows us to visit an abandoned basalt quarry. Unlike the cliff in Castellfollit de la Roca, here we can touch with our hands this stones. Fontfreda cliff is spectacular, with the riverside landscape and the cool and wet way, which allow us to know three different lava flows that passed through this area.
Breakfast "Km 0" with local products: +4,00€ per person
Lunch "picnic": +10,00€ per person
Transport from accomodation: +5,00€ per vehicle the first 20 kilometers, and 0,25€ per addicional kilometer
Meeting point: Sant Esteve Monastery in Sant Joan Les Fonts.
Exit from Olot to N-260 (old C-26) direction Ripoll, GI-522 to Sant Joan Les Fonts.
Everyone can walk with us: our routes are always low or medium difficulty.
The equipment and footwear is normal for walking. Is recommended only hard mountain boots (never water boots) if it has rained recently, and if there is risk of rain a kangaroo. It is better to go with long pants and carrying a cane.
If forecasts a sunny day, you should bring sun cream and hat. You should bring enough water to spend the day.
The price includes the guidance throughout the day and travel insurance (only when the number of the identity card is provided). Does not include anything not described.