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Platja d'Aro on the Costa Brava: Hidden Beaches and Coves

Platja d'Aro on the Costa Brava: Hidden Beaches and Coves

Rocky coves, endless beaches, a plethora of activities and a picturesque old town make Platja d’Aro on the Costa Brava the perfect family holiday destination. Built around the impressive Benedormiens Castle , the origin of Platja d’Aro can be traced back to before medieval times. Today it is an enchanting town with a lot to offer the visitor. more ...

Blanes Fireworks Festival 2014

Blanes Fireworks Festival 2014

Every year, during the month of July, the sky of Blanes, Spain, is lit up with scandalous colours, explosions and serpentine forms to celebrate "Focs de Blanes", a spectacular firework festival.more ...

On Holiday in Begur, Girona

On Holiday in Begur, Girona

In the heart of l’Emporda, you can find one of the Costa Brava’s most spectacular coastlines. Here the mountains plunge into the sea forming the coves and cliffs the Costa Brava is famous for. If you are thinking in renting a holiday villa or apartment in Begur, this small guide will help you get to know the zone a little better. more ...

L’Escala: A Serve of History and Anchovies on the Costa Brava

L’Escala: A Serve of History and Anchovies on the Costa Brava

L’Escala is known for two things: Anchovies and the Greco-Roman ruins of Empúries. The origins of this small village go back to the 4th century B.C when the Greeks founded Empúries. However, it wasn’t until the 16th century when a group of fishermen needed a new port that L’Escala as we know it today was founded.more ...

Pals: A family holiday on the Costa Brava

Pals: A family holiday on the Costa Brava

Hidden amongst a pine forest atop a small hill only a few kilometers from the coast is the delightful medieval village of Pals.  Steep stone streets wind through the perfectly restored fourteenth century village and its location make it the perfect place to unwind and immerse yourself into the local Catalan lifestyle. more ...

L’Estartit: Holidays on the Costa Brava

L’Estartit: Holidays on the Costa Brava

L’Estartit is a small coastal village on the Costa Brava blessed with fine sandy beaches and coves surrounded with sheer cliffs and pine trees. It is the perfect destination for diving, with the small archipelago of the Medes Islands rich in fauna and flora less than a kilometer off the coast. In fact, it is considered to be the best natural reserve in the Western Mediterraneanmore ...

Empuriabrava: What to See and Do

Empuriabrava: What to See and Do

Carved out of the vast expanse of the Aiguamolls marsh land is Empuriabrava. Whilst similar to many towns in the Costa Brava what really sets it apart from the rest is its network of working canals, it is in fact Europe’s biggest marina town. Whilst the town is relatively new, only being constructed between 1964 and 1975 before the zone was declared a protected area, there are many things to see and do in the surrounding area. more ...

Easter in the Costa Brava 2014

Easter in the Costa Brava 2014

Of all the Easter celebrations in Spain, the best known are in Andalucia, the solemn processions of Seville, Granada and Malaga come to mind. However there are many places where antique and interesting traditions are maintained. One of these occurs in Verges on the Costa Brava.more ...

The Golf Courses of the Costa Brava

The Golf Courses of the Costa Brava

According to Mark Twain “Golf is a good walk ruined”. On those days when you can’t get your swing right and you’re forever slicing and hooking balls into the various obstacles around the course Mark Twain’s quote may ring true. We can’t guarantee is you’ll have one of those days golfing in the Costa Brava but with spectacular scenery, sunshine and top quality courses your walk definitely won’t be ruinedmore ...

Walking the coastal tracks of the Caminos de Ronda on the Costa Brava

Walking the coastal tracks of the Caminos de Ronda on the Costa Brava

The Costa Brava is a fantastic place to do some trekking. One of the best places to go trekking in the Costa Brava is along the Caminos de Ronda. These tracks wind their way along the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean and have had many uses throughout their long history. They were used as a means to reach vessels shipwrecked along the coast, linked villages and as lookout posts for attacks from marauding ships.more ...

Comfort I, A country house on the Costa Brava

Comfort I, A country house on the Costa Brava

This country house for eight people is an authentic treat for those who want to relax under the Mediterranean sun and avoid the typical tourist crowds common to other areas. This 17th century country house has recently been refurbished and comes with all the modern conveniences from heating, air-conditioning and even a dish washer. more ...

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