Baix Empordà

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...

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...

L’Estartit-Torroella de Montgri Spain Travel Guide

On a sunny day, approaching the town of l’Estartit, you can see a beautiful mixture of vibrant colours and interesting...

Tamariu Spain Travel Guide

According to the British Telegraph newspaper, the beach at Tamariu ranks as one of the best beaches on the Costa Brava. Embraced by pine clad headlands, the horse shoe shaped beach is very pretty, family...

Castell Platja d’Aro Spain Travel Guide

Originally a small fishing village, Platja d’Aro is one of the picture postcard seaside towns that you can find on the Costa Brava. These days it is a thriving resort, that offers entertainment for all...

Congregation of St. Mark Castell Platja D’Aro

Congregation of St. Mark Castell Platja D’Aro Festival Date: 25-04-2015 Please note that this festival is celebrated on the...

Carnival Castell Platja d’Aro-Carnaval

Carnival Platja d’Aro-Carnaval Festival Date: 06-02-2016 Of the many excellent carnivals in Catalonia, this one is possibly the most famous. Dates for now are estimated, but it will be around that time...

DO Emporda Wine Route-Wine Taste Your Way Around

In the Province of Girona in Catalonia, you will find many treasures, amongst them the DO Emporda Wine Route. The Emporda D.O. Wine...

Flowers and Violas Festival Palafrugell

Flowers and Violas Festival Palafrugell Festival Date: 11-05-2015 Spring is welcomed in Palafrugell by a series of private and public courtyards, that are decorated with flowers and artistically. There’s...

La Garoinada Sea Urchin Festival Palafrugell

La Garoinada Sea Urchin Festival Palafrugell Festival Date: 27-01-2016 This festival has been running since 1992, and is held every winter, beginning at the end of January and continuing til March. Please...

Sant Feliu de Guixols Travel Guide

Located about one hour from the buzzing city of Barcelona, Sant Feliu de Guixols has a lovely old town, a beautiful beach, marina and romantic rocky headlands that look down over the sparkling Mediterranean...

Begur Travel Guide

Definitely one of the Costa Brava’s little treasures, Begur, in Girona’s Baix Empordà, is around 50 minutes drive from the stunning city of Girona (50 km) or 90 minutes (131 km) from the...

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,...

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...

Santa Reparada Main Festival

Santa Reparada Main Festival – Beginning of August This is a 2 day affair, which is the main festival of Santa Reparada in the municipality of Begur. So lots of fun and partying for everyone! We also have...

Begur Indians Fair-Fira d’Indians

Begur Indians Fair-Fira d’Indians – Beginning of September This has become a rather famous festival, and in 2014 it was the 11th edition, held from the 5th to 7th September. There’s heaps of...

Habaneras Singing Begur

Habaneras Singing Begur – Cantada d’Havaneres – 9th August TBC Strictly speaking I don’t think this really falls into the category of festivals, yet it’s something special to go to if...

Esclanya Main Festival

Esclanya Main Festival – Beginning of August This is a 3 day affair, which is the main festival of Esclanya in the municipality of Begur. So lots of fun and partying for everyone!

Begur Main Festival St. Peter

The main festival in Begur is in honour of St. Peter, who is the patron saint of fishermen. The saint’s day is the 29th June, so the fiesta is normally around this date for 3 to 4 days. The dates are...

Begur Night of San Juan

Begur Night of San Juan – 23rd June This is a huge night in all of Catalonia and Spain, when there’s a combination of rituals and partying going on, especially on the beaches.