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Natural environment

Through the Tourism Department and Museums of Banyoles, as well as the Escola de Natura (Nature School), activities and guided tours are organized to discover the Estany (lake) and its natural environment. We detail some of them below:

Activities organized by the Tourism Department of the Banyoles City Council (with guidance from the Nature School):

  • Route of the Irrigation Canals
  • Route of the Fisheries
  • Let’s follow the tracks of the otter
  • Let's follow the tracks of the lake tortoise
  • The legend of the dragon of Banyoles
  • The legend of Morgat 

Activities organised by Museus Banyoles  (Click here to view the activities calendar)

  • Lake explorers 
  • Let’s discover the insects
  • Visit to the naiads laboratory


The Escola de Natura de Banyoles (Banyoles Nature School) is an organisation specialised in environmental education, awareness-raising and communication about the Lake and its protected natural environment. They offer an extensive educational programme and visits by appointment for groups, schools and individuals. 

Contact details: 
Escola de Natura
Passeig de la Draga, 5 (Location)
17820 Banyoles
Tel.: (0034) 972 58 13 16

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