The medieval village of Santa Pau is located in the Natural Park of Volcanic Zone Garrotxa. Notable Santa Margarida volcano or Croscat. The village retains the old town with medieval characteristics marked. The Plaza Mayor and the church of Santa Maria are places to visit.
Its surroundings are ideal for hiking and cycling, through networks of routes or greenways Itinerànnia.
Gastronomically, Santa Pau is known for conreo of beans from Santa Pau.
Hotels in Santa Pau
Santa Pau, Garrotxa, Girona
Located in front of the Medieval Castle of Santa Pau, this property is ideal for exploring the old town and enjoy beautiful landscapes.
The bedrooms at Cal Sastre, decorated in a traditional style with antique furniture. are the result of an elaborated and technical renovation of two cozy houses from the XV Century. It has been maintained a perfect harmony between the architecture and the exceptional environment of Sant Pau’s old town. All the rooms are exterior with views of the “Santa Margarita” and “Puig de Mar” volcano, as well as views of the “Sant Julia” Mountains or of the Santa Paula medieval Castle from the 13th century.
In the region of the Garrotxa you can practice outdoor activities discovering volcanic scenery and the natural park.
Les Planes d'Hostoles, Garrotxa, Girona (11km from Santa Pau)
Hotel Can Garay is an Art Nouveau hotel built in 1906 and is listed as an architectural heritage site being declared as a “Hotel-Monument” by the Catalan government in 2007.
It is a family-run hotel with 6 double rooms and a family suite . All the rooms look out onto the large, centenary gardens and feature all modern-day comforts. The hotel is located just 100 meters from the Greenway (Vías Verdes) bike trail, which runs from Olot to Girona and has a secure bike parking space equipped with tools and cleaning facilities.
The hotel is situated in the village of Les Planes d’Hostoles on the edge of the Volcanic Park of La Garrotxa and the Park of Special Natural Interest, Collsacabra. Visiting this unknown part of La Garrotxa, you will discover the pleasure of walking through the magnificent oak and beech forests and stopping off to contemplate the Brugent river, its beautiful natural pools, spectacular waterfalls and the wonderful array of the colours of the forest...
Good food "garrotxina" for breakfast and dinner.
Besalú, Garrotxa, Girona (12km from Santa Pau)
Sant Aniol de Finestres, Garrotxa, Girona (14km from Santa Pau)
Can Buch is a rural farmhouse located in the Garrotxa, in the beautiful valley of Llémena, and restored in 2020 by artisans and natural materials.
The farmhouse is ecological and works 100% with renewable energies of the place.
We transport country life with all its traditions but with all the luxuries and comforts of the 21st century.
Plant-Based, ecological and local restaurant with an author’s menu where most of the products are made by us in the farmhouse.
The hotel consists of 7 different rooms each with high quality finishes.
The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, a chillout, a reception, a dining room and a private indoor hot water pool (Hammam).
Banyoles, Pla de l'Estany, Girona (17km from Santa Pau)
Hotel and restaurant Ca l’Arpa is located right in the centre of Banyoles, very close to the town plaza and lying in one of the most emblematic streets of the city. The house, dating from 1910, was refurbished and turned into a 4-star hotel and one of the reference restaurants in the Pla de l’Estany area.
Olot, Garrotxa, Girona (7km from Santa Pau)
Situated in the city of Olot, within the National Park of La Garrotxa. The family-run-hotel, with great experience and up-to-date equipment, guarantees a stay in a welcoming and quite atmosphere. At a short distance from the springs, from the volcanoes, from several sports centres, as well as the city centre, it is an ideal place to enjoy your holidays.
Rupit, Osona, Barcelona (17km from Santa Pau)
Set in a former inn with more than 70 years of tradition as a place to stay, Hostal Estrella is right in the middle of Rupit, in a beautiful natural setting, with large cliffs offering wonderful views. Rupit is a top-class tourist town, and one of the most beautiful and most visited parts of inland Catalonia.
At Hostal Estrella you will find all the facilities so that your stay will be a unique experience: 15 rustic and welcoming rooms, spoiled and cared until the last detail . Cafeteria, library, TV salon.
Our restaurant, open to all, is a place to enjoy the quality of the Catalan cuisine, made with local and seasonal products, which can be accompanied with a large selection of wines and cavas.