Sant Gregori

Province: Girona
Shire: Gironès
Inhabitants: 3243
Extension: 49,2 Km2
Altitude: 112 m

Sant Gregori is the first entrance to the village of Valley Llémena just seven kilometers from Girona and is the largest in area and population, the four municipalities that are included. Currently, term limits September twin cores in the same city-term municipal magazine is called "Set in ú" -. Are the people of Sant Gregori, Town Hall, Taialà, Domeny, Ginestar, Cartellà, Sant Measure and Constantins.

The stream crosses the term Llémena taking direction from northwest to southwest, leaving to the west, a mountainous area that reaches the sierra de Sant Grau (449 m.) And to the east, a large area of lower elevation (100 m.) and flat, having agricultural uses and is called San Gregorio plan.

Crowd of people in the municipality of Sant Gregori is a mosaic of diverse landscapes and bucolic, with a high presence of fields drained by water from streams and Mediterranean forests.

A landscape irrigated by a network of roads that invite us to learn about the rich cultural heritage of the valley, a wide range of cuisine complemented by rural tourism accommodation, as well as a long range of celebrations and festivities throughout the year.

The main attractions of San Gregorio are:

  • The mountain of Sant Grau (449m)
  • The historic core of the neighborhood of the church (s.IX)
  • Casal of Margarit (Castillo de San Gregorio)
  • The Shrine of Saint Afra (XVIII)
  • Natural sources of Can Verdaguer, the Lightning and power Can Coromines
  • Can cork manger rosette (a manger outdoor plays the major sights of Catalonia in Cork)
  • Thalasia Corner (Collection of seashells in the world)
  • Mountain Bike Centre
  • Route guidance and itinerary of geocaching
  • Routes for walking
  • Activities Ter kayaking and horse-riding

Markets and festivals:

  • Weekly market on Sundays
  • Fall Festival (October)
  • Fair Bread and Chocolate in San Gregorio (November)
  • Sample Family shows and small format (November)
  • Meeting of Sant Grau (October 12)
  • Meeting of Sant Gregori (second Sunday in March)
  • Meeting of St. Afra (May 5)

The Valley Llémena

Llémena Valley is one of the best preserved in the province of Girona and just steps from the city of natural places Girona . Straddling two counties, between the Alt Empordà and Garrotxa , and with an area of 184 km2, the valley is named after the creek Llémena, emblematic element and territorial cohesion, which runs through the valley from the headwaters to its mouth at the Ter, passing by Sant Gregori . In the environment of the stream turns life its municipalities, Canet d'Adri , Sant Aniol de Finestres , Sant Gregori and Sant Martí Llémena , where small towns extend former neighbors and unique homes in a setting of great natural beauty. The combination of the fields, the different types of forest, cliffs and the presence of water, form a harmonious landscape shaped by nature and traditional uses of their resources. This geographical situation and the beauty of its setting, provide the ideal place to enjoy a wide variety of recreational, cultural, sporting and gastronomic possibilities for all audiences conditions.

Distributed along Llémena Valley, from west to east, are up to six volcanoes. Medes Puig, Puig Moner, Granollers Rocacorba, Horn of Boc Puig, Puig Clot Omer and d Adri These volcanic manifestations frame within the Catalan volcanic field that showed activity from 14 million years ago to almost only 10,000 years.

Llémena Valley has three spaces that belong to the Plan for Areas of Natural Interest (PEIN) Rocacorba Mountain, the volcanic mountain of Mount Horn of Boc and saw windows belonging to the volcanic area of Garrotxa. In addition, the Puig d'Adri volcano, volcanoes Clot del Puig de Omer and Boc Horn, are included in the inventory of areas of geological interest.

Valley Llémena annually held in May Remença Festival, an event that commemorates the historical facts of the remences revolts that lived in the Valley during the Middle Ages Llémena among farmers of these lands and the feudal lords. Theatre performance, folk dances and folk, along with tasting tables remences dishes are the main events of this supra event that brings in your environment the population of the valley.

City of Sant Gregori

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