Estartit is part of the municipality of Torroella de Montigrí, where you can visit a real medieval construction.
It is a beautiful village, where its castle, the Castle of Montigrí, stands out above all, located on a hill that dominates the whole landscape. With a history, that can give a lot to talk about. At the top of Montigrí, you can see the emblematic figure of the castle in the location of the castle.
The architecture of the castle is influenced by the style imported from the East after the first crusades in the Holy Land, built between 1294 and 1304 by King James II, on the top of the Montigrí Massif in Torroella de Montigrí, Baix Ampordà (Girona, Catalonia, Spain). Montigrí is a small limestone mountain, at an altitude of 315 m above sea level and located 6 km from the sea.
How to do the Montigrí Castle walking route?
It all starts on a path marked by a distinguished red and white way mark in the direction of some olive trees. Then you will pass a rocky outcrop, where you will see a cave, which you will have to climb to the right.
Then comes the part for the brave, the climb becomes steeper until you reach the Romiatge path that leads to the hermitage of Santa Caterina. Further on, you will come to the castle. Finally, all that remains is to observe the beautiful views.