A VISUAL AND ARCHITECTURAL WEALTH SHELTERED IN THE HEART OF THE COSTA BRAVA
And this city, we love her fervently! Metropolis, which shines with its culture, its climate, its gastronomy, its mythical soccer team and especially with its good mood, Barcelona is a city where it is difficult to be bored. Its privileged location gives her a perpetual air of holidays, where the roguish houses of Gaudí live peacefully with the Gothic architecture, and with the beaches.
Tireless Barcelona, when the sun lies down and when museums close, it is the festive night, which is fired.
Begur benefits from a coast of a stunning beauty, in which cliffs, pines, creeks of crystalline water hidden well and abrupt coast make of this space the symbolic and traditional expression of Costa Brava. Begur disposes of 8 creeks and beaches scattered in the North, in the East and in the South of the village, all different from the others thanks to their characteristics and their beauty.
Blanes is one of the most ideal destinations of Costa Brava for a stay in family. It is neither new (the city is the first one to have obtained the label « family Destination », in 2007) neither surprising, because Blanes proposes a wide selection of housing and restaurants which grant a particular attention to the youngest and make you a more practical life on holidays.
The famous small “fishermen’s village”, with its 1900 inhabitants, is widely identified as the jewel of the villages of the Costa Brava.
During the 50s, the touristic activity was based there, as in the other coastal villages, but no other similar place possesses such a cultural centre. Host of multiple artists, as Matisse, Picasso, Duchamps, Man Ray, Max Ernst or still André Derain, Cadaques is all over the world nicknamed by ” the village Dali “.
Hamlet of Palafrugell, Calella is a municipality of Baix Empordà situated in the province of Girona.
Fishermen’s former village, Calella de Palafrugell kept architecture of time with former houses decorated with halls and with arcs which line the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. This place is considered as the conservation of its beaches as well as as its gross rural areas. The multiple creeks which sprinkle the coast, the narrow streets and the houses in roofs in tile-tilted characteristics of the village bring all its charm.
Situated on Costa Brava, near to Girona and a few kilometres away from Palamos and Palafrugell, Calonge Sant Antoni’s sea resort is not really known by french and the foreign tourists. Nevertheless, this sea resort is undoubtedly one of the most pleasant and most livened up of this Spanish coast.
Girona is a city of a human scale, but adorned with the charm of the big cities. Take a walk calmly in the old town, visit monuments and museums, travel easily in its streets and places enjoying at the same time the tourists services and the cultural offer, the festivals, the restaurants … And a lot of other activities to do.
Llafranc is a place situated between tradition and modernity. Popular and prestigious destination for more than 50 years, the bay of fine sand lined up to its nautical port by a pleasant walk possesses as symbols the church of Santa-Rosa of Lima, and in the North the Cap of Sant Sebastià. Besides having one of the best views of the coast, this site concentrates a monumental set formed by the Lighthouse of Sant Sebastià, the watchtower, the hermitage and the restored Iberian village.
Lloret de Mar
Lloret de Mar invites you to take advantage of one of the most active cities of the Costa Brava, with your family or your friends.
The big variety of activities and services, was worth te city the label « Destination of family tourism » awarded by the Catalan Government. If you lare looking for the middle between peace and dynamism, the city of Lloret is made for you!
Palamós is situated in the north extremity of a big popular bay, and reknowed for the nautical activities which are practised there. Formerly city of cork and fishing, the city is situated a few kilometres away from Palafrugell and from Platja d’Aro.
The city is centred on its old harbour surrounded with bars and with restaurants, where the nightlife walks.
Sagaró, one of the mythical places the most exclusive of Costa Brava, is an architectural jewel situated close to the sea. At the beginning of the XXth century, the noucentist architect Rafel Mas ó was in charge by the industrialist of Girona Josep Ensesa Pujades to realize a very particular work: an elitist subdivision clearly marked by the noucentist style.
So, every house is a part of an invisible declared architectural invisible set, declared « Cultural property of national interest »: if you walk along the coastal path, which crosses the village, and if you pay attention on the small details, you will understand why.
San Feliu de Guixols
Sant Feliu de Guixols is surrounded by a landscape full of contrasts. Come to discover the coast of cliffs, which break down in small creeks, either walk along the beach and be surprised by the charm of the surrounding natural spaces. The Gavarres and the massif of Ardenya are perfect examples.
Appreciate the view of the modernist houses and the rooms of bath of Sant Pol beach, or the visit of the monastery Benedictine where is the exposure of international or local works.
Doubtless the smallest and wild, and not to say the most beautiful of the coastal villages of Costa Brava.
Situated in the North of the association of local authorities, between the rocks and the vegetation, Tamariu is formed by a main beach of thick sand with the creek of Liris in the South, and the creek of soft Aigua in the North. By following the coast by the sea (in kayak, boat or by swimming) either by the road (the coastal path does not borrow this section) you will arrive at the beautiful creek of Aigua Xelida.
Finally, for the vacationers of September, enjoy every first Saturday of this month of the celebration of the singings of habaneras on the big beach of Tamariu.
Tossa de Mar, sometimes abbreviated Tossa, is a famous sea resort reknown for its white houses and its numerous beaches as the beach Gran, the beach El Codolar and the beach of Mar Menuda. It is one of some maritime villages where the forest still arrives close to the sea. It is divided into two different parts: the Old town (Vila Vella) so called High City, in the famous medieval bulwarks and the low city the surface of which is more important and which is more urbanized, more modern.