The Costa Brava, an ideal place as a second residence, buy your apartment or house to rest on the days off or enjoy as usual.
Costa Brava: The Costa Brava is one of the most desirable destinations for its wonderful clima, gastronomy, golf camps, tourism, little coves, charming seafront villages , medieval culture of the interior area such as the Iberian city of Ullastret, Roman and Greek ampurias sites…
It also has a great variety of natural spaces, among wich are the naturak park of the Cape de Creus, Illes Medes…
Less than an hour is located the famous museum of Dalín in Figueres, which is one of the three main points of the Dalinian triangle, formed by Portlligat (home of Dalí), Púbol (house of Dalí and Gala) and the same Dalí museum.
The baix empordà, in the center of the Costa Brava offers to his habitants and visitors an innumerable variety for all the tastes, wich a tourist offer of quality as much gastronomic, cultural or leisure.
-Pals: Locality of the region of Baix Empordà formed by three living areas: Pals, Masos de Pals and Playa de Pals. The singularities of each of this offer different proposals. Pals has the major part of the patrimony area, Masos de Pals consists of a group of country houses and Playa de Pals has all the resources to enjoy the mediterranean and offer a great variety options to enjoy during all the year.
Is one of the most known and visited town of all the region for the beauty of its landscape and richness of its historical and partimonial legacy.
In Pals you will find one of the most beautiful and best preserved Gothic areas of the Empordà. A wide beach ideal for families and for lovers and water sports especially windsurfing and a natural environment of marshes and paddy fields for walking, hiking or cycling, or simply, to observe and enjoy the landscape.
Located in the heart of the Empordà, the town of Begur and hid coves are one of the best beautiful places of the Costa Brava with an extense coastline bathed by the Mediterranean sea. They stand out the best coves of Spain: Aiguablava, Sa Tuna and Sa Riera.
The old town is formed by multiples:
·Coastal paths: The different footpaths and coastal paths allow walking through the dense vegetation and forests, as by the incomparable coast of Begur.
·Monuments: That have remained as legacy of the most significative moments of his history. The group of the 8 coves and small that make an authentic landscape.
The well-known image of Begur is the medieval castle that precides over the living area, from where you can see the views of the whole plain of the Empordàand the coast that surrounds the Cape of Begur. Also we have to highlight the Indian houses too,built by the habitants in the 19th century, who emigrated to “Las Américas”, fleeing for the current economic crisis. Some returned with an important fortune and the built their own house with the colonial american style.
You can rent boats, make organized road trips, practice snorkelling or navegate with kayak, between others.
As for diving, Begur has several diving centers that provide a large number of services and, with the guarantee of professionals, offer the possibility to immerse yourself and know a new world, silent and magical.
At the beginning of September, Begur is transformed to celebrate “La fira d’Indians” and revive an historical period that has left a deep imprint on the people and identity. For three days, Begur offers a wide range of entertainments and culture that has as a thread the indian past.
-Palafrugell: Living area with cultural, sporting facilities, and a great comercial activity located at the foot of “Les Gavarres”.
Palafrugell is the most populated town if the region. It the central area of Palafrugell there are the cultural, comercial and gastronomic activity.
Accesible only for pedestrians, around the old wall you can walk quietly and walk shops, bars, restaurants, museums and foundations.
This villa today lives mainly on tourism, is ideally located between the sea and the mountains. It is made up of 9 population centers: El Bruguerol, Calella de Palafrugell, Ermedàs, Llafranc, Llofriu, Palafrugell, Santa Margarida, Tamariu and Vila-seca.
• Calella: This fishing village is located on a wide coast, formed by small coves, north of the natural area of Castell-Cap Roig, ideal for walks or excursions, and south of the coast and tourist center of Llafranc. Recognized for its beautiful coves with crystalline water as well as its excellent gastronomy. Recognized nationally and internationally for its famous Habaneras transmitted by television, as well as their summer concerts in the botanical garden ofCap Roig with national and international famous singers attend.
• Tamariu: Tamariu is the smallest and wildest coast core, but of equal or greater beauty.
It is located to the north of the municipality, between rocks and vegetation, and it is formed by a main beach, of coarse sand, the cove “Els Liris” to the south, where it emphasizes a century-old cabine, and the cove of Aigua Dolça to the north, formed by rocks. If we follow the coast by sea (in kayak, boat or swimming) or by road (the road of round does not pass this section) we arrive at the beautiful cove of Aigua Xelida. And if we take the round road from the cove Els Liris south direction will take us to Cala Pedrosa, where
There is also an old tent. Every year, on the first Saturday of September, the Cantan de Habaneras is celebrated on the large beach of Tamariu.
• Llafranc: The bay of Llafranc, its promenade, the port and “El Cap de Sant Sebastià” make this small town one of the most prestigious on the Costa Brava.
Llafranc travels between tradition and modernity. Popular and prestigious destination for more than 50 years, the bay of fine sand, bordered by a pleasant walk that reaches the nautical port, a press of Roman wine and “El Cap de Sant Sebastià” to the north. At this point we find the best views of our coast, as well as a monumental complex formed by the lighthouse of Sant Sebastià, the watchtower, the hermitage and a restored Iberian settlement. It is also a good point to take the round road in the direction of Tamariu, passing by Cala Pedrosa, or to go in search of the Dolmen of Can Mina dels Torrents.
As outstanding activities, we have “La Cantada de Habaneras de Llafranc”, the first Saturday in August, and the Mercat Boig (Crazy Market), the first Saturday in September.
•Llofriu / Ermedàs: Two rural villages, one on each side of the town center, ideal for an escape in tranquility.
-Llofriu: it is a village of medieval origin where you can still breathe the tranquility, located in the north-western part of Palafrugell, at the foot of Las Gavarras, is formed by houses and surrounded by a large agricultural and livestock area. In the old town stands out the church and the old schools, nowadays Bassa-Rocas Cultural and Social Center. Also we find the Mas Pla, manpower of Josep Pla, and his tomb in the cemetery.
-Ermedàs: located at the south of Palafrugell, is a small living area of less than 50 inhabitants where we find towers of defense, houses of peas, farms and a hermitage between forests and fields. A small agricultural oasis between the town center of Palafrugell and the beaches, ideal for walks or excursions.
-Mont-ras: Mont-ras is a charming town located at the foot of the mountains of Las Gabarras and whose territory, facing Palafrugell, extends across the plain until reaching the sea.
The town comprises a nucleus of population, in which the gothic church of Sant Esteve stands out. In the surrounding land you can admire beautiful fortified houses and a considerable number of watchtowers, such as the Simona Tower.
Mont-ras has a small number of accommodations that take advantage of the beauty of the landscape to offer facilities and services in the middle of nature.
The coves of Fontmorisca, El Crit and El Vedell have a great natural attraction and offer a privileged view of the mythical Illes Formigues, an archipelago formed by four islets that are a perfect option to practice diving because of the great wealth of its waters, which Throughout history have been the bane of many sailors.
The geographical situation of Mont-ras makes this term an ideal place to start a large number of excursions on foot through the Las Gabarras, thanks to a network of well-marked footpaths.
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