Mas Violella

Mas Violella is a country house which has kept its authenticity. Within the Natural Park near Olot and San Juan les Fonts
Capacity 2-19 people

Additional information


Location and contact

Crta GI 522 Km1
17857 Sant Joan les Fonts
(Girona) Spain
Tel: 650430798

GPS COORDENATES:  42°12'58.6"N 2°31'55.6"E


 From Barcelona -Vic:

Go to Vic along the C-17 (Parets del Vallès-Vic Puigcerdà). After Vic, continue towards Ripoll and continue along the C-37 until exit 69: Olot-Torelló-sud and Manlleu (exit to the left of the dual carriageway). Continue along the C-37 (Bracons Tunnels) and will arrive at the Vall d'en Bas.

At the exit of the tunnel, you will find a roundabout, turn left towards Olot-Les Preses (3rd exit). At the entrance to Olot, at the second roundabout (the largest with a monument similar to some scales) first exit on the right, all directions (Vial Sant Jordi). It will pass several roundabouts, but it must always be straight ahead. Once you cross the river, you will arrive at a roundabout and straight ahead (second exit) towards La Canya, Ripoll, Sant Joan les Fonts. Continue straight until the Canya where you will find a roundabout (in the shape of a volcano) at the end of the road, where you have to leave for the first exit on the right towards Sant Joan les Fonts.

You have to cross the whole town and continue straight on along GI 522. 1.5 km after Sant Joan les Fonts, past the polygon and the football field and also a restaurant called Cal Sordet (on the right), the road begins a slope. Half way up the left you will see the Mas Violella cabin and a wooden portal filled with tourist boards (at night it is well lit). You can already get in with the car. The portal is open.


From Girona -Barcelona:

Take the AP7 motorway to Exit 6 (Girona Nord, Olot, Banyoles). Follow the direction of Banyoles (C-66 Railway). Once crossed Banyoles the highway is finished. Follow Besalú - Olot direction. Before arriving to Besalú begins a new section of the dual carriageway (A-26). Just past the Castellfollit de la Roca tunnel, you have to leave the dual carriageway at exit 79. At the first roundabout you have to go to Sant Joan les Fonts. About 2 km. You will find, on the right, Mas Violella.


From France:

You have to take exit 3 of the AP7 motorway (Figueres Nord - Roses) and continue along the N-II towards Figueres. Cross the city and take the N-260 towards Olot. The highway connects with the A-26 at the height of Besalú and from there you go the same road that comes from Barcelona.


Public transport:

From Barcelona and Girona a bus line (TEISA) has a stop in Sant Joan les Fonts, 2 km from the house. We will come to pick you up and we will take you home.

Train station: AVE - TGV in Figueres at 30 km

Girona Airport 45 Km

Taxis and minibus service

Taxi-tour service

More information

The Cottage Mas Violella is a farmhouse, which dates back to the 18th Century.

It is situated in  the Natural Park of the Volcanic Area of la Garrotxa. Its situation gives an exceptional environment.

Mas Violella is a farmhouse, ideal to enjoy with children because it has lots of facilities for all ages. It is also quiet and cozy for couples wanting to enjoy the scenery of the Garrotxa, hiking, cycling, discover its Romanesque heritage or take a walk.

Mas Violella is divided into fully equipped accommodation of varying sizes and are ideal for families and / or groups of friends with a capacity of 2-19 people. You can also rent the whole house or part thereof, for large groups

For larger groups, there is an extra table in the dining Garnota, which brings together up to 18-20 people.

The Cargol and Granota, accommodations can be connected internally

On the exterior of the house is a garden of 4000 m2, with a large recreation area: barbecues, porch, wading pool, soccer field, volleyball, table tennis and swings and a play house for children. We also have a games room, pool table and dart board.

The whole house has heating, WFI, games, community service washing machine, cots, highchairs and baby baths, furniture for children, etc. All free for our customers.

Parking area within the estate. Easy access.

We also invite and guided tours throughout the year, free entrance to Castle Juvinyà and the Monastery of the twelfth century and in the swimming pool of Sant Joan during the summer. At home, you will find detailed information about activities and attractions.


Rates and offers

The price is approximately € 18 and € 38 per night per person.
Prices vary according to: season, number of occupants renting the house and number of days of stay.
Special dates: the price is not per person is to full apartment and the number of days stipulated
August minimum stay of one week (7 days - 6 nights).
Babies (sleeping in cot) stay for free.
High chairs and other accessories are also free.
To know the exact price of your stay , please contact us.

Price includes:
• Accommodation hired by the total number of occupants.
• High chairs, cribs, baby baths (on request. Clothing crib is not included)
• All internal and external facilities
• Bed linen, towels and household items from a 2 day stay
• Fireplace, electricity, water and heating.
• fully equipped kitchen and communal washing machine (only for stays to 6 nights)
• Guided routes by the Natural Park Visits, free for our guests (check calendar of activities. Reservation. Limited seats required)
• Pool San Juan (1 Km), free for our customers.

The price does not include:
• Tourist tax: € 0.50 per night per person over 17 years.
• Firewood and charcoal for barbecues
• Food and other services not included

Must Know:
• Pets are allowed on request, depending on dates. Behaves supplement
• To book, you must make a deposit of 40% of total stay.
• The remaining balance is due upon arrival in cash
• Possibility to rent bikes and hire guides and monitors.
• Restaurant Service 100 meters and 500 meters.
• Service takeout at very good prices. Children's menu and local cuisine
• Shops, services, pharmacies, etc 1.5km