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The Costa Brava is an ideal destination with the best available beaches and most charming villages, such as Lloret de Mar, Calella de Palafrugell or Tossa de Mar. It is an ideal environment where you can also enjoy culture, nature and botany. Examples of this are some of the ideas that we will develop below, and therefore, you can plan part of your holidays on the Costa Brava, Girona. The great variety of options make this destination a wise choice.
Holidays in the villages of the Costa Brava
In the heart of Empordà we have Begur, situated in one of the regions of most beauty and charm on the Costa Brava. Crystalline waters, seafront plant life and an infinite number of bays and beaches. To the south of Begur is Playa Aiguablava, Platja Fonda and Fornells. In the centre there is Playa Aiguafreda and Playa Sa Tuna. To the north we have la playa de Racó, Illa Roja and Playa Sa Riera. All are magnificent. In the evenings and at night the pedestrian streets come alive, the Castle makes an essential visit.
Torroella De Montgrí
Torroella De Montgri lets us travel through history thanks to the remains of the Torroella old city walls, the Santa Caterina gates (11-13th Century), the Witches tower (15-16th century), Sant Genis gothic-style church (18-19th century) or Montgri Castle (13th century). On the other hand, we have the colonial houses built by Americans who, after making their fortunes, returned home. Torroella de Montgri is also well-known for being an artistic town. Art, music and heritage sets the town up to be of the most important cultural destinations in Catalonia.
Santa Cristina D’Aro
In the middle of the Costa Brava and just a few kilometres from one of the most bustling sites, Santa Cristina D’Aro lets us relax in a calm environment. Its incomparable natural landscape surroundings let us walk on trails and secluded spots that can leave nobody unmoved. Its church and megalithic formation, spread across the town, will let you travel back to the olden days.
Located at the top of a mountain and built around a fortress, Pals knows how to preserve its Medieval spirit. It has both historical and urban heritage as well as cultural heritage that it has maintained over the centuries. Pals’ surroundings are impressive, with an unspoilt beach, dunes, marshes and different rice fields which make up a unique nature reserve. During the year, food and cultural events are organised.
Located on the Costa Brava, Calonge is a town divided into two parts; a medieval villa on a hill and a location beside the sea. The Roman civilisation chose this same place to create a summer village known as Sant Antoni de Calonge. Calonge Castle is one of the biggest fortresses of the Baix Empordà (12th century). However, as well as its history, Calonge has two beaches, Belladona and Cala de la Roca del Paller.
Lloret De Mar
In Lloret De Mar you can discover the Open Museum of Lloret (Moll), visit the Santa Clotilde Gardens, Sant Romà Church, Sant Joan Castle, Sant Pere del Bosc space or the Sea Museum (Can Garriga). One very frequent activity is following the Caminos de Ronda itineraries.
Calella De Palafrugell
If you visit Calella de Palafrugell, you will find one of the most beautiful villages on the Costa Brava. Coves, fishing boats on the beach, white houses, narrow streets… all make this place a perfect destination to experience some unforgettable holidays.
Calella de Palafrugell is well-known for having beautiful, idyllic coves and urban beaches such as Playa de Port Bo or Playa de Calau. All are perfect for enjoying the beach.
Other places of interest are the Maritime Quarter in Port Bo, the Botanical Gardens, the Cap Roig Castle or the Iberian village of San Sebastián de la Guarda. Among the activities recommended for your visit to Calella de Palafrugell, we have the Spring Festivals, the Habanera Concerts in Calella de Palafrugell, the Costa Brava Jazz Festival and the Cap Roig gardens festival.
Tossa De Mar
We must not forget Tossa de Mar, one of the most beautiful walled cities in Spain. Even Ava Gardner fell in love with it, an actress who was honoured with a statue and the “Ava Gardner kisses” cakes. If you visit this town you should visit La Vila Vella, its beaches and coves, the old wall and the Tossa de Mar Lighthouse. If you plan your holidays or coincide with the dates, you will be able to enjoy the Estiu main festival or Sant Pere’s Festival and the International Rumba Catalana Festival.
Ideas for holidays on the Costa Brava
You will find yourself in the land of one of the great geniuses of the 20th century, Salvador Dalí. The place where he was born, lived and that served as inspiration for his creations. Visit the Dalí Theatre-Museum or the House-Museum Salvador Dalí. Enrich your holidays by visiting the place where this master of surrealism painted his works.
Nature Reserves on the Costa Brava
Enjoy nature in some of the nature reserves that the Costa Brava has. You will find flora and fauna in its pure form both in the Cap de Creus Nature Reserve and in the Montgri Nature Reserve, the Illes Medes I el Baix Ter or in the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park. An ideal complement for holidays on the coast of Girona.
Botany on the Costa Brava
Botany on the Costa Brava is another element that can enrich your holiday on the beach. The tourist offerings in the area include the botanical garden route along the Costa Brava. We recommend you visit the Botanical Gardens of Marimurtra, the Cap Roig Botanical Garden or the Tropical Botanical Garden in Pinya de Rosa.