Province: Girona
Shire: La Selva
Inhabitants: 2306
Extension: 40,1 Km2
Altitude: 186 m

Amer is a municipality located in a small valley north of the region of La Selva, playing Garrotxa by Gironès North and the East. It consists of different entities: Amer, St. Bridget Coast, Grup Solivent, Lloret Salvatge, Palou, Sant Climent d'Amer, Sant Genis, Veïnat of Jonquera, Colomer and Veïnat Veïnat Mont.

Amer The village has been built around the medieval monastery and the ways they communicated with Girona and Olot . His appearance is completely medieval, starting Plaça de la Vila, square and all with porches. This square is the site of the only spiral Sardana danced all Catalan Countries. They dance on August 16 and is called the Sardana's Batlle. A part of this place, the people of Amer has other buildings worth visiting such as the Casa de l'Abat (Can Boles), Mont and Can Can Gasull at the Monastery or Can Gultresa in Plaça de la Vila.

As regards religious buildings we find the church of Santa Maria, originally Romanesque, but within the municipality are also monumental buildings such as the Tower of Rocasalva or Sant Climent. Also recently recovered carrilet route running from Girona to Olot . On this route, Amer was the third stop more importance, after the two mentioned above, and today you can find buildings restored for tourist use in the middle of the greenway.

In and around the town of Amer, but within the municipality, find the hermitage of Santa Brigida. Beside it is St. Bridget school that specializes in climbing. That's why, that for more than forty years, climbers and fans, also paragliding, visit. Nearby is a place where you can practice paragliding and climbing.

Where to sleep

Hostal Can Massot

Anglès (a 6.5 Km)

The establishment has 11 rooms with complete bathroom, air conditioning, heating and…

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Mas El Molí

Sant Aniol de Finestres (a 6.1 Km)

Mas el Molí is an 18th-century farmhouse transformed into a fantastic rural…

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Can Vila

Sant Julià del Llor i Bonmatí (a 5.5 Km)

Can Vila is an old house with fantastic views of the English…

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Hostal del Coll

Susqueda (a 8.9 Km)

A new space to share. Next to the Santuario del Coll, in…

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El Vilar i el Portet

Les Planes d'Hostoles (a 11.2 Km)

El Vilar and El Portet are two farmhouses located in the Cogolls…

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Can Baldiri

Santa Coloma de Farners (a 13.9 Km)

Currently Can Baldiri is a tourist accommodation for groups of up to…

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Mas el Carrer

Santa Pau (a 13.6 Km)

Mas El Carrer is a 16th century farmhouse located in the center…

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Hotel Can Bo de Pau

Salt (a 15.4 Km)

Can Bo de Pau is located in an old house dating from…

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Where to eat

Braseria Les Comes

L’Esquirol (a 19 Km)

Located within the premises of Anigami Adventure Park, they offer menus with…

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Restaurant Artusi

Girona (a 18.5 Km)

Located in the heart of the old town of Girona, Artusi restaurant…

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Restaurant Pirineus

Celrà (a 23.3 Km)

We have a didactic and cheerful kitchen at the same time that…

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Bar restaurant Casino de Tortellà

Tortellà (a 24.9 Km)

Located in Tortellá offers traditional Catalan cuisine, with quality products and proximity.…

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Mas Ros Restaurant i Hotel

Cassà de la Selva (a 28.5 Km)

Enjoy a quiet and comfortable stay in our small and warm hotel.…

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What to do

Barcelona és molt més

(a 11.4 Km)

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Camins de Bosc

Sant Hilari Sacalm (a 13.7 Km)

Roads of forest is a private forest area of ​​about two hectares…

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Associació del Via Crucis Vivent

Sant Hilari Sacalm (a 16.7 Km)

For more than three centuries, Sant Hilari Sacalm celebrates its living Via…

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La Fageda

Santa Pau (a 15.7 Km)

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Armonia, teràpies alternatives

Banyoles (a 17.5 Km)

The therapies we offer, we treat individually, both in the bodily aspects…

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Vol de Coloms

Olot (a 17.1 Km)

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Parc d’Aventura Anigami

L’Esquirol (a 19 Km)

The Adventure Park of Anigami el Mas Les Comes del Esquirol is…

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Pessebre Vivent de Joanetes

La Vall d'en Bas (a 19.3 Km)

The small town of Juanetas has been transformed for many years to…

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