Santa Maria de Camós
The privileged location of Can Ribes, located in Santa María de Camós (Pla de l’Estany, at the foot of the Rocacorba mountain range), allows you to enjoy a nearby environment that offers day trips: on foot, by motorcycle, bicycle , car or burricleta.
A route known for the movie “Soldados de Salamina”, allows BTT routes, guided visits to the monastery of San Esteban, the sanctuary of the Collell (war prison), the prehistoric cave park of Serinyà, the Roman villa of Vilauba or the church Romanesque church of Santa María de Camós. You will be able to walk on the easy and medium difficulty hiking trails.
El lago de Banyoles
Lake Banyoles is the ultimate attraction for visitors in the Pla de l’Estany region. In 1951 it was declared a picturesque landscape and became a rowing sub-site for the 1992 Olympic Games. It is a protected area that stands out for its flora and fauna. In Banyoles itself, you can visit the irrigations, the Vilar lagoon, the willows and the Vilar area. You will also find interesting places such as the Can Ginebreda Forest and the museum of erotic sculptures or the Serinyà central road. Visit also the medieval flour mill of Sant Miquel de Campmajor, a natural site that has preserved its beauty and preserved its charm, or the Pudora fountain: its history dates back to the sixteenth century (1419) and is consolidated centuries later when its waters they take fame for the fact of curing patients.
Biology lovers can visit the beach of Espolla groundwater Fontcoberta. When Espolla is full of water, there is a species of anthropod called Triops Cancriformis.
The waters of the lake of the beach of Espolla circulate through a channel that has formed pools that together with the Saltant d’Espolla (waterfall) make this place a cool and pleasant place to walk. If you want to blend in with nature, visit the Estunes de Porqueres, a natural place that embraces you and invites you to fabulate in the world of the “goges” (water fairies) of Lake Banyoles that the writer Mossèn Jacint Verdaguer placed in this place.