Banyoles Tourism

Banyoles (Catalan pronunciation: [bəˈɲɔɫəs]) is a city of 17,309 inhabitants (2006) located in the province of Girona in northeastern Catalonia, Spain. The town is the capital of the Catalan comarca "Pla de l'Estany". Although an established industrial centre many of the inhabitants commute to nearby Girona (12 km to the south). Banyoles is most famous for the Lake of Banyoles, a natural lake located in a tectonic depression. It was the venue for the rowing events in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics as well as the "negro of Banyoles", a controversial piece of taxidermy. Each year a triathlon Premium European Cup (or even a IFC Canoe Marathon World Championship in 2010) is held in Banyoles, the hometown of the Spanish 2011 Champion Carolina Routier.

Wikipedia

This is a comprehensive travel guide for Banyoles in Spain. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Banyoles like a local. The nearest major city to Banyoles is Barcelona. Barcelona, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batllo. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

  • Know the pollution level of Banyoles before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Banyoles for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Banyoles.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.65 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 17.24 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.93 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Banyoles

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.12 USD

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