Capital of the region of La Garrotxa. City known for being located in the country's largest volcano, the Natural Park of Volcanic Zone Garrotxa. There are four volcanoes that highlights the Montsacopa. Its surroundings are ideal for hiking and cycling, through networks of routes or greenways Itinerànnia.
The old center of the city its known for its beauty and its business.
Noteworthy is the festival of Olot, Les Fest del Tura, declared Traditional Festival of National Interest.
The cuisine is a strength, in Olot and the region in general, being represented by the collective gastronomic Volcanic Cooking.