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EXPERIENCE THE HERITAGE ROUTES – 2019

Organised by L’Escala Museum


WE RECOMMEND BOOKING IN ADVANCE FOR ALL THE ROUTES.

FOR ALL THE OUTDOOR ROUTES, PLEASE BRING COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR, SUN CREAM AND WATER.

Further information: infomuseu@lescala.cat or (+34) 972 05 98 23




EMPÚRIES COASTAL DUNES ROUTE

A stroll along Empúries forest path observing the flora found in the dunes and explaining the process to stablise the dunes at the end of the 19th century, and stories about the beach, such as the arrival of the Olympic Flame. Visit inside El Pedró Tower.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00

DURATION: 2 HOURS

MARITIME ROUTE

A boat trip to get to know the history of L’Escala, the defence against piracy from Montgó Tower and endless anecdotes from fishermen about smuggling, while contemplating the geological wonders of the Montgrí coast. Optional swim.

PRICE FOR ADULTS:   €16.00

3 TO 10-YEAR-OLDS: €8.00

0 TO 2-YEAR-OLDS: FREE

ALFOLÍ DE LA SAL AND THE HISTORIC CENTRE ROUTE

A stroll through the historic centre of L’Escala to get to know its essence: the origin of the village, the former port with the pillars for tying up the boats and the most emblematic building in L’Escala: the Alfolí de la Sal.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00

DURATION:   1.5 HOURS

VICTOR CATALÀ ROUTE

A walk through the historic centre focusing on the places that inspired Caterina Albert i Paradís, Víctor Català, the great L’Escala author. A visit to the interior of the Modernist-style garden at the Clos del Pastor and to the Maritime Cemetery. Optional visit to Santa Reparada in Cinclaus in your own vehicle.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00

DURATION: 2 HOURS

FISHING AND SALTING ROUTE

A guided visit to the Anchovy and the Salt Museum, to get to know the history of fishing and salting oily fish in L’Escala, followed by a visit inside the 18th-century Can Cinto Xuà Fishermen’s House.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00

DURATION: 2 HOURS

THE COASTAL PATH AND LES PLANASSES BUNKERS ROUTE

A walk through the former military zone included in the Montgrí Natural Park, with a visit inside the bunkers, while also observing the local flora, with species that are endemic such as the Coixí de monja.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00

DURATION: 2 HOURS

SANT MARTÍ D’EMPÚRIES

A stroll through the mediaeval village of Sant Martí d’Empúries to get to know the origins of the settlement, the first capital of the county and its evolution. The route will include a visit to the church, the Miranda, the town walls and Víctor Català’s garden. We recommend booking in advance.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00

DURATION: 1 to 1.5 HOURS

CORK BOAT WORKSHOP

You will learn to build a little boat out of cork with its lateen sail which you will be able to take home with you, as well as finding out about its history, the names of each part of the boat and how they were sailed.

PRICE: €5.00 (includes material)

DURATION: 1.5 HOURS

MONTGÓ TOWER

Go in and admire the wonderful views from the top of Montgó Tower, built to defend against 16th-century piracy. Learn about the anecdotes and the stories of pirates on the Costa Brava in an unbeatable viewpoint.

PRICE FOR ADULTS: €5.00