Espai Cràter Guided Tour

60 minutes
€ 75

Come and discover the new Espai Cràter, the new volcano centre! Discover, talk and reflect on the formation and structure of our planet, volcanic activity, its materials and characteristics, the risk assessment and prevention, the roles that volcanoes have played in the region of La Garrotxa and the socio-environmental challenges of the future. You can tour the exhibition hall of Espai Cràter, individually or in groups, with our educational staff. Discover Espai Cràter secrets at the centre and try out the interactive exhibition modules.

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