Is It is little more than one quilometro of the archipelago of the Medes Islands so diving tourism is a very important source of tourism and revenue during the greater part of the year. In the back of the population is the peak the Roca Maura where is born the massif of Montgri and goes up to 8 km inland, separating this Massif in the Alt Emporda and Baix Emporda region. L Estartit area they can be walking tours that start with a big climb from just 5 minutes from the city centre. It is a town located in an ideal environment, with a large sandy beach, with good access and a large area of free parking at the foot of beach, its waters are shallow so it is an ideal environment for children. In its southern part is the mouth of the River ter that is separated from the population by a zone of aiguamolls the Montgri massif of Montgri, of calcareous nature, has a total area protected by 3.768,10 PEIN has. Apart from its natural beauty, stands out by the rich historical and cultural heritage which preserves, example of which are the castle of Montgri (which you can climb in 3 hours camindando), the prehistoric caves or the Hermitage of Santa Caterina. It is a mountainous area that has a good signal for the practice of hiking and excursions by bike.In addition, the visitor may carry out interesting activities: thematic and guided visits, excursions, activities of reconstruction, birdwatching, reforestation, labor camps, reconstruction of cabins, etc. It’s a highly deforested region, occupied primarily by pinedas that reach the sea, jarales and oak.
Eminently rocky areas that form penascales, caves and crags are interspersed among the sectors of vegetation. The pine, which is the predominant tree, coexists with kermes oak, gorse, white bushes, black bushes and Rosemary. In the maritime area, the Rocky environments are very steep coves but of great beauty, such as the Cala Pedrosa or Cala Ferriola. In what refers to the fauna, notably the the goshawk or the sparrow hawk the presence of a large number of birds of prey, such as the Bonelli’s Eagle, the Peregrine Falcon, the Montagu’s Harrier, Kestrel, short-toed eagle. Other characteristic birds are typical of rock, like the rock thrush or the squeaky Sparrow environments. You can rent an apartment on the Costa Brava near this characteristic massif of the Emporda.