Province: Girona
Shire: Garrotxa
Inhabitants: 801
Extension: 11,1 Km2
Altitude: 276 m

Tortellà is a small municipality located Alta Garrotxa, province of Girona. The municipal term has an extension of 11 km 2 and the town is to 276 meters of altitude.

The limits of the municipal term are to the north and by the east with Sales of Llierca, to the south with Argelaguer and to the west with Montagut.

This town has as much history as Catalonia has, since remains from the Paleolithic period have been found . And not only the Paleolithic, but on the outskirts of the town, is the Puente del Llierca, a Romanesque bridge where it is not known exactly what time is done but it is known that in the sixteenth century it was already used, and He charged toll to cross it with cattle or merchandise.

Traditionally, the town is rooted with the wood industry, specifically making everyday kitchen utensils made of boxwood, where you can still find factories that follow this tradition.

And the root of this industry, the streetlamps of the street lighting of the main streets of the town look like wooden spoons.

But Tortellá, aside from being a land of spoonbins and creators of chirucas, has also been the land of musicians. Already in the seventeenth century there is evidence of some musicians within the population and the consequent creation of musical groups, basically coblas.

Where to sleep

Can Banal Natural Càmping

Montagut i Oix (a 4 Km)

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Càmping Besalú

Besalú (a 6.4 Km)

Camping located in the town of Besalú, very close to mountain areas…

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Els Jardins de la Martana

Besalú (a 7.1 Km)

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Masia Can Pei

Montagut i Oix (a 8.7 Km)

Can Pei is a 16th century house located in the Oix Valley…

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Hostal Sant Bernat

Olot (a 12.6 Km)

Hostel with a great tradition and dedication within the hospitality and tourism…

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Camping la Fageda

Olot (a 12.8 Km)

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Apartaments Entre Volcans

Olot (a 12.5 Km)

Complex of apartments in La Garrotxa, are located just five minutes walk…

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Mas el Carrer

Santa Pau (a 11.8 Km)

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

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Where to eat

Bar restaurant Casino de Tortellà


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Restaurant Mític

Camprodon (a 20 Km)

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Restaurant el Pont 9

Camprodon (a 24.2 Km)

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Braseria Les Comes

L’Esquirol (a 29.5 Km)

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What to do

Vol de Coloms

(a 12.2 Km)

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Viles Florides

(a 13 Km)

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La Fageda

Santa Pau (a 13.9 Km)

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Centre Logístic de Bicicletes

Olot (a 14.1 Km)

The Bicycle Logistics Center (Olot-La Garrotxa) is a family business with more…

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Rucs i Someres

Les Preses (a 15.7 Km)

Donkeys and Somers program is dedicated to sightseeing in Catalan donkey by…

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Granja de cavalls i ponis, eQuillet

La Vall d'en Bas (a 18.7 Km)

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Pessebre Vivent de Navata

Navata (a 18.8 Km)

The living nativity scene of Navata (Alt Emporda, 8 km of Figueres)…

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Ripollès Turisme

Campdevànol (a 22 Km)

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Globus Pirineu (Solsona)

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