Holidays on the Costa Brava
The Costa Brava is a region that has a lot to offer. Not only does it have beautiful green landscapes, a pleasant climate and little beaches hidden amongst towering cliffs, but over the summer the area is buzzing and there are many activities on offer which you can take part in, and festivals that you can go to.
If you are planning to go to on holiday to the Costa Brava, but you still haven’t decided where, then here are a few suggestions to help you find the ideal place for you.
Art in Cadaqués – This charming fishing village with typical white Mediterranean houses is one of the most beautiful places on the Costa Brava. Located next to the Cap de Creus Natural Park, its wild landscape has captivated many artists, including Salvador Dali, amongst others.
If you are thinking about going on a little trip to get to know the works of this legendary painter, Cadaqués is the ideal place for you to go on holiday on the Costa Brava. There you can visit the House Museum of Dali and start your journey on the so-called Dalinian Triangle that also includes the famous Theatre-Museum in Figueres, and the Gala-Dali Castle in the small of town of Púbol.
Scuba diving in L’Estartit – L’Estartit is a small town situated on the Medes archipelago, a marine conservation area protecting the fauna and flora there, and its spectacular sea bed. This is a paradise for practising professional scuba diving or for if you’re just starting out. Trips, hiking, boat rides and nautical activities are some of the other alluring activities on offer in L’Estartit.
The beaches in Roses – the Bay of Roses, with its long beaches and quiet waters situated amongst towering cliffs, and its romantic town, is one of the most lively and touristy places on the Costa Brava. It is an ideal destination for sunbathing, going water skiing and sailing, and enjoying the night life. There are numerous restaurants, bars and terraces in the town from where you can admire stunning views, and enjoy the atmosphere and local cuisine.
Medieval history in Pals – Pals is a charming medieval town with strong walls and beautiful stone houses that host a rich cultural and architectural wealth. The old district of Pals graces the top of a hill offering spectacular views. It is the ideal place for exploring other nearby towns that have borne witness to the historical and cultural importance of the area, such as the walled village of Peratallada with its lovely main square, ruins and the Ullastret Archaeological Site. And, if that wasn’t enough, on the outskirts of Pals there are numerous golf courses where you can practise your putting following your cultural visits of the town.
These are only some of the places that we suggest you visit during your holidays on the Costa Brava. There are so many towns and fascinating little places in the area that you are most definitely going to add more destinations to our list on your return.