Other places worth visiting

Camping Senia Riu is surrounded by many very interesting places that you can visit without having to go on long excursions as many of them are not far away.

Natural park Cap de Creus: 45 minutes

(Port de la Selva, Cadaqués and Roses)
The Cap de Creus Natural Park extends over 10,787 hectares of land and 3,073 hectares of lake area and includes the coast towns of Cadaqués, El Port de la Selva, Llança and Roses. You will find nice walks, often windy, on the paths to Cap de Creus. It is an opportunity to see more than 250 species of birds.

Butterfly park: 9km

A tropical butterfly garden in  Empuriabrava, one of the largest in Europe. You can walk the paths of the heart of the jungle and observe the fascinating world of butterflies. You will see the most beautiful tropical butterflies that live in freedom and feed on the nectar of exotic plants.

Montgrí mountains: 15km

(L'Escala, Bellcaire and Torroella de Montgrí)
From Cala Mongó begins the extraordinary landscape of the cliffs of Montgrí, which ends on the Medes Islands. It is a unique landscape stretching for approximately 4 miles and one of them forms the most unique coastlines on the Costa Brava.

Medes Islands Protected Area: 35 minutes

The small archipelago of Medes has an area of 21.5 hectares and consists of seven islands and some reefs. The campsite is just under a mile from the coast of the Montgrí massif, of which it is a geological part. It is a place of exceptional biological and ecological value due to the biodiversity and different landscapes.

Albera Turtle Breeding Center and Nature Reserve: 20km

It is located on the southern slope of the Albera massif and consists of two well divided areas: the western one with Central European vegetation and the eastern one with more Mediterranean vegetation, where the last populations of Mediterranean turtles live.

Aiguamolls del Baix Empordà: 20km

(Torroella de Montgrí y Pals)
It is a series of swamps created by the end of the course of the Ter and Daró rivers. The total protected area is 23,478 hectares. Due to its location and constitution, these Mediterranean areas have survived while they normally have a tendency to disappear.

Sant Pere de Rodes: 28 km

Monastery: Historically, it was considered a typical example of Romanesque construction in Catalonia. Its origins go back to the 1st century AD. According to the legend, Christians who came from Rome wrecked in the bay and they promised to build the monastery in this place as an offer to God. Christian doctrine regards Sant Pere de Rodes as one of their most important monasteries.

Vilabertran: 18km

The monastic complex is exceptionally interesting for the Catalan medieval architecture, as it represents a very clear stage of the changes in building forms between the 11th and 12th centuries. The building itself can be classified as an 11th-century building, but some of its details, such as the pillars with engaged columns, already herald shapes that are typical of the 12th-century architecture.

Dalí Museum: 20km

(Dalí Theater-Museum)
Here you can enjoy the work of the emblematic Catalan painter Salvador Dalí. The Toy Museum is also interesting: with more than 4,000 pieces, it shows toys from the best times of our lives, some of which belonged to famous personalities.

La Jonquera: 42,5 Km

Museu Memorial de l'Exili (MUME): La Jonquera promotes the rememberance of history and memory of our country's exiles, in particular the republican exile caused by the outcome of the civil war of 1936-1939.

Ullastret: 29km

Iberian village: it is the largest of all currently known in Catalonia (from the 6th century BC to the beginning of the 2nd century BC) and is located in an area that ancient writers related to the Iberian tribe of Indicatas. Earlier remains of human passage have also been found at the site. Flint tools from the Paleolithic and ceramics from the Chalcolithic have been around since prehistoric times. Interested in this big museum? Click here

Torroella de Montgrí: 20km

Museum of Montgrí del Baix Ter. In the different rooms you will find information about the natural environment of this region, its history and traditional lifestyle. Examples of the archaeological wealth of these areas, where remains of human settlements from more than 300,000 years ago have been found, some of the oldest in Catalonia, on a path that goes from the Paleolithic caves to the findings from Roman times.

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