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//Megalithism in la Costa Brava

Megalithism in la Costa Brava

per person
Level: Initiation
Duration: One day
Availability: from 2014-09-01 to 2018-12-31

One of the most historic and cultural walking routes that we are currently offering. A circular and guided walk across La Serra de l'Albera, one the best locations of the whole northern Costa Brava if you want to discover from up close the megalithic culture of Catalonia.

Megalithic culture is thought to have appeared in Catalonia around 5000 years ago. This funerary art that transforms boulders in simple-structured monuments, has left lots of different dolmens and menhirs along la Costa Brava. Most of them can be found in the northern part of la Costa Brava, across la Serra de l'Albera, Cap de Creus and the whole Alt Empordà.

From Capmany, you will discover a circular route that will take you across different megalithic sites: the stone of sacrifices, an engraved rock, different menhirs and dolmens, and what could be considered a cromlech.

A walking route that will let you know a burned oak forest that is beginning to grow again, and protected lakes such as the one you can find really close to La Jonquera, next to Capmany.

Conditions of Megalithism in la Costa Brava

This guided walking route across La Serra de l'Albera (northern Costa Brava), will be available for groups of people from 5 to 15 people, during autumn, winter and spring. The whole summer season is avoided.

The meeting point with the guide will be in the village of Capmany (where there is a dolmen monument) at 8 in the morning. The route will finish at 1pm. To sum up, the whole activity will last approximately about 5 hours.

Kids are more than welcome to join this activity. They must be, at least, 12 years old and be accompanied at all times by adults.

No previous experience is required in order to do this activity. We only recommend you to be fit enough. This walking route is not specially demanding.

We recommend you to bring:
- comfortable and sport clothes, according to the weather (wind, cold, etc.)
- sneakers or trekking shoes
- all food and beverage you may need during the walking route


If you have any questions, contact with us and we will answer all of them
Telephone: (+34) 972 18 32 46 / (+34) 639 45 72 46
Timetable: from 9 am to 7 pm