Catalonia

Benifallet Spain Travel Guide

Guest post by our Benifallet Ambassador, writer, personalised travel guide & self-help development author, Jane Clements Benifallet is one of those quintessential dusty Spanish villages, all faded...

Spain Seaside Destinations-Top 10 By The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Sea has many different climates to offer and beaches to suit every kind of holiday; from rocky beaches near mountain...

Malgrat de Mar Spain Travel Guide

Over 4 km of white sandy beaches mark the Mediterranean coast of Malgrat de Mar, which lies only 60 km north of Barcelona. Tourism really kicked off here back in the 1960s and today it has been classified as...

The Best Of Barcelona Travel Guide

A cosmopolitan, Mediterreanean city, Barcelona is the Catalan capital, where Roman remains sit comfortably alongside medieval quarters, and numerous super examples of Avant-garde and Modernist 20th century...

7 Highlights Of Catalonia’s Mountain Adventure Tourism

Thinking of Catalonia, many often associate the region with the sights of Barcelona, ??Girona, Tarragona, the Dali museum, the rocky...

Girona & Costa Brava By Car Or Motorhome

Discover a wonderful city and some gorgeous highlights of the Costa Brava with our guest author Marina, a writer who grew up in the Mediterranean. You can fly into Girona with Ryanair from some UK & Irish...

Spain Most Beautiful Towns – Any Missing?

Spain is such a beautiful country, and we have already featured our list with photos and some words about the 38 Most Beautiful Cities in Spain. Of course not everyone wants to spend all of their holiday in a...

Pals Spain Travel Guide

Not far from the azure blue Mediterranean sea, lies the pretty medieval town of Pals. It has been declared to be a Historic Artistic site – you’ll understand why, when you see its beautiful old...

Miravet Spain Travel Guide

It’s impossible to miss the striking Castle of Miravet overlooking the River Ebro in Tarragona, Catalonia. The Castle is of Andaluz origin, but was later converted by the Templar Knights into a Castle...

Miravet Cherry Festival

Miravet Cherry Festival Festival Date: 12-06-2016 Did you know that 40% of Catalonia’s cherries are produced in Miravet? Every year on the second Sunday of June, Miravet has a Cherry Festival, in honour...

L’Escala Costa Brava Travel Guide

L’Escala is a charming fishing village that sits on one of the “most beautiful bays in the world”, according to UNESCO. Lined with beautiful, sandy beaches, somehow the traditional Catalan town has...

Triumvirat Mediterrani a l’Escala

Triumvirat Mediterrani a l’Escala Festival Date: 13-05-2016 The date here is approximate, but the event takes place on the second weekend of May each year. There is a rich programme of...

Live Stations of the Cross

Live Stations of the Cross L’Escala Festival Date: 25-03-2016 The live Stations of the Cross takes place on Good Friday. The road of Christ is re-lived in the town, and you can see a dramatic...

Carnival L’Escala

Carnival L’Escala Festival Date: 06-02-2016 The Carnival falls around this date this year, and goes on for three days. There is something for all the family, and it is one of the most anticipated events...

Colera Travel Guide

Even smaller than its neighbour, Portbou, with around half the number of residents, at a total of about 600, if you’re looking for somewhere to escape the normal tourist trappings then Colera may be for...

L’Ampolla Spain Travel Guide

L’Ampolla was my first port of call, excuse the pun, when I decided to rent an apartment and see whether I would stay here long-term. Located on the Costa Dorada, in those early days, I was absolutely...

Amposta Travel Guide

Let me introduce you to the town of Amposta, by borrowing some words from Nobel prize winner, Ernest Hemingway: “I was watching the bridge and the African looking country of the Ebro Delta and wondering...

Mont-roig-del-Camp-Miami-Platja Travel Guide

If 12 kilometres of long sandy coastline sounds good to you, and if you like little intimate coves, and colours and contrasts between the sea and the mountains – then Mont-roig del Camp-Miami-Platja, in the...

La Galera Catalonia Travel Guide

For those of you who enjoy going a little off the beaten track and absorbing typical Catalan villages, then a trip to La Galera might be for you. The pace of life here is slow, with simple duties done at a...