Environment

Les Cases de Cal Pastor are located in a privileged place, 15 minutes from Banyoles, half an hour from Girona, Besalú, Figueres and the beaches in Costa Brava, 45 minutes from La Garrotxa and 1 hour from the ski slots in the Pyrenees and France. It’s the perfect place to spend unforgettable days any time of the year, due to the wide range of activities you can do around. It’s also an ideal place to rest with family and friends.

VILERT

Vilert is a little village on the north-east of Catalunya near the river Fluvià. It is part of the municipality of Esponellà and the county of Pla de l’Estany. The village is divided into 3 zones: the center, Caselles neighbourhood and Anglades neighbourhood.

 

It is said that there was a roman village called Sisterianus located in the old part of the village.

 

Les Cases de Cal Pastor are located in the old part of the village, in the main square. There are also Santa Maria church (s.IX), the Beu i Tapa fountain, some houses and narrow streets.

 

The village is in a valley with cultivated lands surrounded by mountains with leafy forests that along with the river Fluvià become an idyllic and beautiful environment.
If we walk along the river, we discover a lock, a little bridge ( the “passallís”) and a wide variety of fauna and flora. The surroundings of the river Fluvià has a special charm.

 

In the municipality you can also enjoy good gastronomy and some little shops.

NEAR PLACES OF INTEREST

Les Cases de Cal Pastor are located in a privileged place, 15 minutes from Banyoles, half an hour from Girona, Besalú, Figueres and the beaches in Costa Brava, 45 minutes from La Garrotxa and 1 hour from the ski slopes in the Pyrenees and France.

BANYOLES

BANYOLES

Banyoles is the capital of the county of Pla de l’Estany. The lake, the biggest in Catalunya, is one of the main tourist attraction, as well as the Neolithic village of La Draga, the Arqueological Museum and the Darder Museum.
GIRONA

GIRONA

Girona is known for its historical old quarter, one of the most important in Europe, as well as for its gastronomy and its buildings.
BESALÚ

BESALÚ

Besalú is considered the most beautiful medieval village in Europe. Its Romanesque bridge welcomes you. When you cross it, all the medieval heritage is shown.
GARROTXA

GARROTXA

La Garrotxa is the perfect county for nature lovers. Olot, its capital, is known for its volcanoes and La Fageda (beech). We can visit other villages with special charm, like Castellfollit de la Roca.
FIGUERES

FIGUERES

Figueres is the capital of the county of Alt Empordà. It is famous for the Dali Museum and the Toy Museum. Not far from it, you can visit the Castle in Peralada and its well-known casino.
COSTA BRAVA

COSTA BRAVA

Costa Brava is the coast in Girona. Its environment still remains little contaminated by urban pressure and real estate speculation.

ACTIVITIES

We’ll give you some suggestions on what to do near the village:

  • Cycling routes

    The county of Pla de l’Estany offers great cycling routes for cyclists of different ages and levels.

  • Ski in the Pyrenees

    The best ski slopes in the Catalan Pyrenees for lovers of winter sports and adventure.

  • Kayaking in Costa Brava

    The best kayaking routes in Costa Brava, adapted to all levels and ages. Enjoy sightseeing while practicing sport.

  • Air Balloon flights

    Hot air balloon ride in La Garrotxa. Great activity for families, older people and people with reduced mobility. A great experience!

  • Horse riding routes

    Horse riding routes in the county of Pla de l’Estany. Enjoy nature while horse-riding is a highly recommended experience.

  • Boats on the lake

    On board of La Tirona, you can enjoy a great view of the beauty of the lake. You can also rent little boats.