One of the most pleasant trips for discovering with the family the landscape value from the Montgri’s Natural Park, Illes Medes and Baix Ter is the cycling tour until Gola del Ter. In the same Camping Castell Montgrí you can rent the bikes and start doing the tour which will take you until the river’s mouth. You will discover the geology, the flora and fauna from the natural’s park area as the Vell Ter (old river’s course from the Ter’s river), les Closes de Tamariu, la Pletera (where you can verify how they could renovate the system of coastal lagoons and dunes for recovering the ecological functionality thanks to the European project Life Pletera), the ponds and the river’s mouth. You will also enjoy of the contrast between the landscapes and the pathways, isolated beaches, coastal dunes, ponds and aiguamolls (group of ponds), and you will discover the importance that the agrarian landscape has on this protected area: croplands of cereals, fruit-bearing trees and paddies. The tour is also suitable for the ornithology lovers, because during the route you could visit shelters for bird watching.
Distance: 8.2 km
Time lenght: 2h 30 min
Difficulty level: Easy
Equipment: Water, comfortable footwear, suncream