A Drive in the Clouds. North of Girona, the Mountains and the Coast.

The begining: Camper Park Area Massis del Montgrí GPS 42°04'30"N, 3°05'52"E.  www.massisdelmontgri.cat/en/
Camper Park Massís del Montgrí is located in Bellcaire d'Empordà, Girona. It is a private parking for motorhomes and vans. It has all the necessary services including wi-fi. Massis del Montgrí is also a point of local tourist information. Ignasi, Mercè and Pau are happy to welcome you. In summer time you can enjoy "La Mimosa", a cool Chill Out around the pool. Perfect for a beer or a drink.

First stage: Besalú. Parking and overnight in the motorhome and vans service área GPS 42º11'57''N, 2º42'15''EBesalú is a medieval town, it is located at the crossroads of three districts: Alt Empordà, Pla de l'Estany and La Garrotxa. The origin of the city was the castle of Besalú, built on top of a hill where there are the archeological remains of the canonical Santa María. The bridge is impressive and photogenic. Walk by the Jewish Quarter. Have a dinner in the old town, desserts accompanied by delicious Ratafia.
Photo: Fem Turisme
Second stage: Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of Garrotxa. Located in the eastern Pyrenees, in the region of La Garrotxa in the province of Girona. It is the best example of volcanic landscape of the Iberian Peninsula. It has 40 volcanic cones, 10 craters, 23 highly conserved cones and more than 20 basaltic lava flows. Parking on the spot: GPS 42°09'17 "N, 2°30'59" E. The volcanic area of La Garrotxa has been declared Natural Park, which enhances its conservation. We do not recommend overnight in the Natural Park!
Photo: Fem Turisme
Overnight in Camprodón.
Parking in the Parc de Mas Ventós GPS 42°18'44 "N, 2°21'47"E. Visit to the old town; bars, restaurants, souvenirs and traditional food shops. Spend the afternoon on a terrace enjoying the enviroment and have a few craft beers in the Bar Casal Camprodón.
Fourth stage: Head towards the mountain, go to Setcases to Restaurant La Cabanya, page 130 of the España Discovery guideGPS 42º22'28''N, 02º18'07''E. The objective is to have a gastronomic day and Josep -the owner of La Cabanya- will offer you an amazing gastronomy experience through the traditional and homemade cuisine of the region. Products from the Camprodón Valley and the Ripollés region. Grilled meats, lamb of Setcases and llonganisseta, wild boar to sherry-like wine, stews of veal from Girona with mushrooms, pork feet in the style of La Cabanya, wild trout, etc. Enjoy the meal and spend the night on the spot.
Next stage: Garriguella, in Alt Empordà, Girona. In this spot it is possible to choose between two points to spend the night. Cooperativa Agrícola Garriguella, page 127 of the España Discovery guide, GPS 42º20'34''N, 03º03'37''E or the olive oli mill Moli D'Oli Maset, page 128 of the guide ED GPS 42º20'14''N, 03º03'50''E.
Start the visit at the Cooperativa de Garriguella visit the Shop with typical products, buy some wine from the Cellar and have some food at the restaurant.
In the afternoon drive the motorhome to the Moli D'Oli Maset and visit the olive oil mill. Xavier and Julià Maset are pleased to welcome you. In their words "From our olive trees moved by the Tramuntana wind and using mechanical systems we get our delicious extra virgin olive oil characteristic of l'Empordà.
Balancing the different organoleptic aspects (green, bitter, spicy, sweet and ripe) we achieve an exclusive and unique product" Spend the night in the oilve oil mill.
Last stage: Palamós.
Mary and Rosa, owners of the Autocaravaning Palamós GPS 41º51'22 "N - 3º08'08" E are pleased to welcome you http://blog.autocaravaningpalamos.com
This private area of motorhomes and vans is one of the most interesting in Spain. You can see the sea from any point!

"Palamós is a very attractive place to spend holidays or weekends, quiet holidays: white sand beaches, secret coves and crystal clear waters.
If you prefer adventure, you can discover the coast by the Camí de Ronda or exploring the Valle de Bell-lloc. Palamós offers an in-depth knowledge of the maritime and fishing world of the Alt Empordà. Visit the Museum of Fishing and the Espai del Peix".

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