In Vall de Rigat, in a privileged location due to its altitude and surroundings, we find Planoles, a charming village in the Catalan Pyrenees where you can go in search of peace, rest and a break in your daily routine with activities in the heart of nature. Restaurants for all tastes, varied accommodation, all kinds of plans and areas declared as Spaces of Natural Interest: what more can you ask for?


what to do in Planoles

Each morning, the dawn light brings hours of pleasure enveloped in the purest air imaginable. There are activities for all tastes available in Planoles: you can travel the town on an electric scooter, take the hiking route that passes through an old highway to Ribes de Freser, have a swim in the municipal pool (weather permitting) or go horse riding, among others. Why not try it all on the slow days that you spend in this dream destination?

where to stay in Planoles

Planoles has plenty of accommodation available. Spending the night in a fully equipped shelter such as Corral Blanc, at an altitude of 1815 metres, is priceless, especially for the gastronomic offer it boasts. If you prefer, you also have the option to choose a hostel or one of the rural houses available: Cal Daldó and Cal Puig de Planoles will welcome you and and you fell like one of the locals.

where to eat in Planoles

Walks alongside the Rigard River, amazing landscape photos, walking or mountain bike routes, meditation … Yes, there is plenty to do, but between activities there’s no excuse not to stop and really take in the land you are visiting. The town offers high-quality cuisine: apart from the aforementioned shelter, there are restaurants in Planoles that will allow you to savour the roots of the area. For example, we highlight the Cantina or El Trill restaurants. Take your seat!

More about Planoles

In the last census, this town full of colours all year round had 309 inhabitants. A little paradise: with around 300 people enjoying the clean air, the countryside, the landscapes and pure water, an element that marks the character of the towns in the area. In addition, to the west of Planoles there is a small, more intimate, neighbouring village: we’ll tell you about Planés here.


A peaceful spot located to the west of Planoles. You can visit it by taking a pleasant stroll from the town, crossing the river that bears its name. The impressive church will welcome you to the town, and you’ll be able to stop for something to eat at La Carretera Restaurant, located next to the Pyrenean Axis, north of Planés.

other towns similar to Planoles in Vall de Ribes

Thanks to its privileged, high location you can see some of the other towns from Planoles. If you decide to visit any of the towns during your stay in this area of Ripollès, here are the most interesting ones: