Province: Girona | Shire: La Selva | Inhabitants: 96 | Extension: 50,6 Km2 | Altitude: 816 m

Susqueda is a municipality located in the region of La Selva, within the province of Girona. It consists of a very unique municipality because it has no town, since it has remained under the waters of the reservoir since it was built. However, the municipality is made up of three different neighborhoods that stand out for their nature and unique landscapes: El Far, El Coll and Sant Martí Sacalm.

Lighthouse Neighborhood

The Sanctuary of the Far is located on the edge of a riscal at 1,123 while altitude, in a strategic situation and visible from many places. From it you can enjoy extraordinary views of the reservoir, Les Guilleries and Collsacabra.

What to do or what to see in the neighborhood of the Lighthouse?

Being located in a mountainous area you can do many routes on foot:

  • PR-222 of the Lighthouse in Sant Benet
  • Go from Sant Martí Sacalm to Far and return to Sant Martí
  • The grade of Santa Ana or the ascent from the Goleró
  • The path of the Shelf or the Trona
  • The route of the enchanted rocks

In addition, when visiting the neighborhood of the Lighthouse, it is absolutely essential to visit the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Faro (11th century) from which you can enjoy magnificent views of the Reservoir, the Riscos de Tavertet and the Guilleries among many others.

Coll neighborhood

The Coll neighborhood is located from 850 meters above sea level offering privileged views of the Guilleries, Collsacabra, the Susqueda reservoir and the Vall d'Osor.

What to do or what to see in the Coll neighbourhood?

walking routes

  • PR-222 of the Lighthouse in Sant Benet
  • GR178 known as the Serrallonga route:

MTB routes

  • Serrallonga pedals

Neighborhood of Sant Martí Sacalm and the reservoir

The church of Sant Martí Sacalm is located at an altitude of 806 meters under the Riscal del Faro and offers panoramic views of the Riscal. The Susqueda reservoir is located in the middle of the Guilleries.

What to do or what to see in the neighborhood of Sant Martí Sacalm and the reservoir?

walking routes

  • Visit the castle of Fornils
  • Visit the "Placeta" and the viewpoint of the reservoir
  • Follow the path of Sant Jaume
  • Visit the Susqueda reservoir and its surroundings

Mountain bike routes

  • Ter route
  • Swamp Route

Rowing or electric motor

What to do

Parc d’Aventura Anigami

L’Esquirol (a 14.4 Km)

The Anigami Adventure Park at Mas Les Comes de l'Esquirol is a…

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Mas Castanyer

Sant Feliu de Pallerols (a 11.2 Km)

Enjoy a close and authentic visit with your family, to a small…

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La Fageda

Santa Pau (a 13.9 Km)

Come visit the largest dairy in the region, where children can caress…

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Museu Etnològic del Montseny

Arbúcies (a 22.3 Km)

Discover the Ethnological Museum of Montseny, La Gabella, an exhibition, conservation, dissemination…

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Where to eat

Braseria Les Comes

L’Esquirol (a 14.4 Km)

Located in the Anigami Adventure Park facilities, they offer menus of salads…

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Bar restaurant Casino de Tortellà

Tortellà (a 25.3 Km)

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

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Where to sleep

Hostal del Coll


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

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Mas el Carrer

Santa Pau (a 13.5 Km)

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

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Càmping l'Alguer

Les Planes d'Hostoles (a 4.6 Km)

The Alghero campsite seeks to give the best for you, since it…

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Apart-hotel Rural L'Avenc de Tavertet

Tavertet (a 8.9 Km)

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