walking trails

The Hazelnut Tree Trail

Trail sing
Trail sing
Ermita de la Mare de Déu de Serrallonga
Ermita de la Mare de Déu de Serrallonga
Landscape of the itinerary
Landscape of the itinerary
Brunyola's castle and church of Sant Fruitós
Brunyola's castle and church of Sant Fruitós

The Hazelnut Tree Trail links the populations of Santa Coloma de Farners, Brunyola and Anglès. During the trail, you can discover the many hazelnut plantations in the area. If you are interested, Brunyola hosts the Hazelnut Festival during the first week of October, which brings a lot of people together from the surrounding areas that are interested in this product that is so typical of the area.

The trail starts in Santa Coloma de Farners, and from there you will walk towards Brunyola where, along the route, you will pass the Mare de Déu de Serrallonga hermitage. In Brunyola you will see the castle and church of Sant Fruitós, and you will be able to enjoy some food, as there is a restaurant there. When you start walking again, you will first pass through Sant Martí Sapresa and then through Sant Pere Sestronques. Before arriving at Anglès you will have to walk a few metres along the route of Carrilet.

If you want to do a shorter hike, you could do the first section of the itinerary called el Castell de BrunyolaBrunyola’s castle in English. This section can be done in 2 hours and 30 minutes by foot or in about 40 minutes biking. You will go from the center of Santa Coloma de Farners until the castle of Brunyola while passing through the small chapel of  the Mare de Déu de Serrallonga. 

Trail details:

Distance: 21,6 km

Difficulty: Easy

Elevation gain uphill:  301 meters

Type: Lineal 

Signposting: Blue and white marks

Section 1:

Distance:  9,4 km  

Difficulty: Easy

Approximate time:

  • Hiking: 2h and 30 minutes
  • Biking: 36 minutes 

Elevation gain uphill: 132 meters

Type: Lineal 

Sings: Blue and white marks

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