Going along the forest trail from
L'Escala to Empúries, discovering the Maritime Route and learning more about the watchtowers and defences of L'Escala are just some of things you can do in the town.
Dunes along the coastline of Sant Martí d’Empúries A tour along the forest trail from L'Escala to the mediaeval town of Sant Martí d'Empúries which explains the formation of the dunes and the process leading them to settle and allows you to observe the flora and fauna around them. Visit the Tower, Torre de Pedró.
Dunes along the coastline of Sant Martí d’Empúries The coastline's defensive architecture Learn more about the history of L'Escala in the age of pirates. A tour of the town which includes a visit to the fortified houses and the Pedró and Montgó Towers and an explanation on how they were used for defence against piracy. You can also visit the inside of the bunkers of La Clota and walk through the Montgrí Natural Park (Planasses and Bol Roig).
The coastline's defensive architecture Maritime route. Piracy, fishing and smuggling A boat trip to learn more about the history of L'Escala, how it defended itself against piracy from Montgó Tower and countless fishermen's tales about smuggling. You can also see the geological wonders of the Montgrí coast, with curious names like Cambres Cave, the Tobacco and Salt Caves, the Goddess's Leap, Miladones, Papananses, Ferriol Cove and La Foradada. You can stop for a swim in front of the Salt Cave.
Maritime route. Piracy, fishing and smuggling All these routes are organized by the Anchovy and Salt Museum (MASLE).