Torroella de Montgrí - Surroundings

Montgrí and the castle built on its summit dominate the scenery of Torroella de Montgrí. The hills highest point lies about 309 metres above sea level and is only six kilometers from the beach. On a nice and cool day, the walk up the hill takes approximately an hour. From up there, the view onto the bay of L’Estartit and Pals and the Isles of Medes is breathtaking.

King Jacob II meant to have Montgrí Castle constructed there – but his plans never came true. All that was ever built were the walls and four round lookout towers. In 1988, the castle was restored and the lookout towers are no open to the public as view points. 

The town itself, Torroella de Montgrí, lies cradled at...