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Contents:

   

's Agaro

Pedralta

Catalonia archeological museum

Peratallada

Barcelona

Platja d'Aro

Blanes

Platja de Sant Pol

Calla de sa Conca

Platja de Roig

Calonge

Romanya de la Selva

Castell d'Aro

Sant Feliu de Guixols

Figueres

Solius

Girona

Beaches

La Bisbal

Tossa de Mar

The Corniche

Torroella de Montgri

Montseny

Ultrastet

Montserat

 

Natural

 

Palamos

 

Pals

 
   
   

 

's Agaro

 

Beautiful residential village with its exclusive and legendary hotel " La Gavina " . Starting point for a lovely and unforgettable hike along the coastguards' and farmers' trails that hug the coastline: Cami de Ronda.

Email: turism@platjadaro.com


Catalonia archeological museum

 

The Archeology Museum of Catalonia embraces the archeological museums in Barcelona and Gerona , the Greco-Roman city of Emp ú ries , the Iberian site at Ullastret as well as the Submarine Archeology Center of Catalonia.

www.mac.es


Barcelona


One of the most vibrant, cosmopolitan and economically active cities in Spain .

www.barcelonaturisme.com


Blanes

 

Resort town with the unmistakable profile of its "Sant Joan" tower and the two most important botanical gardens along the Mediterranean coast.

www.blanes.net - www.jbotanicmarimurtra.org


Calla de sa Conca

 

Delightful beach located in Castell-Platja d'Aro, between the harbor and 's Agar ó beach

 


Calonge

Medieval inland village at the foot of the Gavarres mountains.

Email: calonge@ddgi.es


Castell d'Aro

An authentic and enchanting village with medieval parish church from the 11 th century and medieval castle.

 

Figueres


Capital of the Empordà province with as main attraction the museum dedicated to Salvador Dali showing a collection of his finest works.

www.figueres.org


Girona

 

Capital of the Gerona province, its medieval town center and its Jewish quarter.

www.girona-net.com


La Bisbal

An idyllic place known as pottery village. Most important is the Castle-Palace, the former residence of the Gerona bishops with basic structure dating from the 11 th and 12the centuries. Its Jewish quarter.

 

The Corniche

One of the most fascinating stretches of the Costa Brava coastline connecting Sant Feliu with Tossa de Mar.


Montseny

Natural park of the Montseny massif in the pre-coastal catalane mountains. Three mountainous groups of about 1700 m height.

 

Montserat

Unique pilgrimage site surrounded by strange rocky crags and caves. The Benedictine monastery on its mountain perch is reached by cable car.

www.abadiamontserrat.net


Natural

Catalonia counts many protected natural environments. The most important are:

  • The Garroxta Volcanic Area Natural Park
  • National park of the Montseny massif
  • The Cadi- Moixeró natural park
  • The Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park
  • The Illes Medes Submarine natural park
  • The Albera natural park of national ecological interest
  • The Cap de Creus natural park

www.gencat.es/mediamb/pn/cparcs.htm


Palamos

Fishing harbor. Favorite resort for aquatic activities lovers.

www.palamos.org


Pals


A medieval jewel with its castle on top of the hill, the remains of the city walls and its splendid old mansions.

www.bemporda.ddgi.es


Pedralta

Lots of curiosities.

 

Peratallada

A charming medieval village on the Costa Brava with fortified castle and triple town walls.

 

Platja d'Aro

The " Las Vegas " of the Costa Brava .

www.platjadaro.com


Platja de Sant Pol

Beach in Sant Feliu de Guixols near the village of Sant Pol.

 

Platja de Roig

Beach joining Platja d'Aro with Palamos.

 

Romanya de la Selva

Charming village with dolmens dating from the 4 th millennium BC.



 

Sant Feliu de Guixols

Former capital of the Costa Brava with its Benedictine monastery from the 14 th century. Annual musical festival during the summer months.

www.guixols.net


Solius

Exhibition of miniature biblical sceneries.

 

Beaches

Quality beaches with the European ecological blue flag distinction :

  • Calonge: Sant Antoni, Cala Cristus-Ses Torretes
  • Castell-Platja d'Aro: Cala Rovira, Platja Gran, Sa Conca
  • Palamos: La Fosca
  • San Feliu de Guixols: Sant Feliu de Guixols
  • Tossa de Mar: La Mar Menuda , Tossa de Mar

 

Tossa de Mar

Medieval city center with narrow streets with natural stone steps and town walls from the 12 th century.

www.tossademar.com


Torroella de Montgri

Respectable historic town beneath the remains of a massive 13 th century castle. Yearly " Festival i nternacional de Musica de Torroella de Montgri ".

www.ddgi.es/tdm

 

Ultrastet

 

Medieval precinct surrounded by several layers of perimeter walls. Its castle and 11 th century Sant Pere church. Its Iberian settlement is a fascinating and eloquent testimony of prehistoric settlements.

 

 

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