Catalonia Seaside

Palamos Spain Travel Guide

Palamós is one of the best-preserved fishing villages you’ll find anywhere on the Costa Brava, even though these days the entire municipality of Palamos has around 30,000 inhabitants. Famous for its prawns,...

Tossa de Mar Travel Guide-An Insider’s Guide

Architecturally a medieval masterpiece, Tossa de Mar sits majestically on Catalonia’s Girona coast – basking in its beautiful...

Llafranc Travel Guide-32 Things To Do

Did you know that the British newspaper, the Telegraph, featured the beach of Llafranc as one of the best beaches on the Costa Brava? One of the Costa Brava’s more cosmopolitan beach offerings, Llafranc...

Palafrugell Travel Guide-52 Things To Do

Palafrugell is a municipality in the Baix Empordà region of Catalonia that includes traditional Catalan communities and sun-drenched coastal holiday destinations. What was traditionally a cork manufacturing...

Calella de Palafrugell Travel Guide-41 Things To Do

Did you know that one of the eight beaches of Calella de Palafrugell is considered by the British newspaper, the Telegraph, to be one...

Empuries Travel Guide

Ancient beauty by the sea would pretty much sum up Empuries! And if the ancient beauty doesn’t excite you, I reckon the natural beauty certainly should. The historical significance of this area makes it...

Castello d’Empuries-Empuriabrava Travel Guide-21 Things To Do

From beaches to natural parks, and from a medieval village to what might possibly be the Costa Brava’s answer to Venice – the...

Llanca Travel Guide-22 Things To Do

Travel up the road only 15 km, and you’ll find yourself in France. Llança appeals to those who wish to find a more peaceful location in the Costa Brava, where you can still see some of the lovely,...

Portbou Travel Guide

Travel a tiny bit past Portbou and you’ll end up in France! This little village, nestled at the foot of the Pyrenees’ mountains, is on the border with France, which makes it a popular destination...

Roses Travel Guide

Home to plenty of beaches and one of Catalonia’s fantastic carnivals, Roses used to be a Greek colony, centuries before Christ. Greeks came from the lovely island of Rhodes in 776 BC, tempted by the...

L’Ametlla de Mar Travel Guide

Filled with lovely coves and blue flag beaches, L’Ametlla de Mar is an unspoilt fishing town on the Costa Dorada, Catalonia. I like the colours of many of these fishing towns and villages, and...

Salou Travel Guide

Salou was a surprise for me! I had very low expectations of Salou because of its reputation as a popular destination with young people who are off on their first boozy holiday, and for being the home of the...