La Plana bathing pool. Route 3 Les Planes d'Hostoles

Les Planes d’Hostoles is well known for its natural bathing pools that have been used in numerous films and adverts. This is one of four suggestions

Region
  • Garrotxa
Towns
  • Planes d'Hostoles, Les
Difficulty
  • Easy
Time
  • 40min
Distance
  • 2,74Km
Hide elevation maximum
  • 392m
Hide elevation minimum
  • 341m
Ascent
  • 61m
Descent
  • 17m

You can park in the car park at the Espai Polivalent (Av. Narcís Arnau, 1), where you will see the signpost G156 Les Planes d’Hostoles and head for Sant Feliu de Pallerols along the old railway line ‘El Carrilet’ that once connected Olot to Girona. Almost immediately, you cross a bridge Pont de Can Poeti, over the river Brugent. Once across, your come to the signpost PH1 Pont de Can Poeti. Continue along the old railway line – now a bike lane – as far as signpost G83 Carril Bici Les Planes. Continue straight on along the bike lane and on to Les Planes cemetery. Here, at signpost PH2 Bosc del Llober, turn left alongside the cemetery, cross the C-63 road to a gate. Go through the gate and walk through an avenue of plane trees, following the yellow Itinerànnia waymarking, until you reach an area of allotments. Take the path alongside these allotments to where a flight of wooden steps drops down to the river Brugent and La Plana bathing pool.
Return along the same path