Discover The Parks And Gardens Of Girona

As well as incredible history, fantastic Michelin-starred food and magnificent architecture, the province of Girona have some beautiful parks and green spaces. The many parks offer excellent walks and picnic spots and are ideal for those looking to get back to nature. So, if you’re on a Catalan break, book yourself car hire in Girona to get out of the city and find some peaceful and relaxing parks to enjoy!

Cap de Creus Natural Park

If you’re looking for an invigorating hike, then Cap de Creus is the ideal spot. It features rugged cliffs, cooling forests and lush pastures of meadows which offer fantastic diversity which make for a great walk. However, most notable in this park is the incredible rock formations where you’ll be seeing shapes, people and everything in between in these rocks. So much so that these rocks have inspired Salvador Dali and you can see his interpretations of the rocks in many of his works.

La Garrotxa Volcanic Park

While driving around Girona, you may notice lots of hot air balloons. These balloons offer visitors a fantastic view from above of the incredible volcanoes in La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. The park is home to 40 volcanoes and 20 lava flows. If you don’t have time for a hot air balloon ride, there are lots of hiking trails which will allow you to get up close with these fascinating formations.

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra

For beautiful gardens and coastal views, head to the Marimurtra Botanical Gardens. The gardens were established in 1920 and feature a global collection of over 4,000 species of plants. Most of the collection are sub-tropical and Mediterranean plants and benefit from the mountain and coastal climate in Blanes. There’s a fantastic temple in the gardens which offers Instagram-worthy shots!

Santa Clotilde Gardens

Another clifftop paradise is the gardens of Santa Clotilde which are the perfect location for rest, restoration and relaxation. These gardens have been built in an Italian Renaissance style which makes them ideal for meandering, with plenty of winding pathways and seats and lots of fountains and statues to admire.

As well as the gardens, you’ll also get sea views too!

No-hassle car hire in Girona

If you want to explore the parks and gardens in the Girona province, then our stress-free car hire service is the ideal option. Opt for the Drivalia Ultimate package, and you’ll receive unlimited mileage and an additional driver at no added cost!