Costa Brava

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...

Catalonia Best Beaches-With Blue Flag Status

If you wish to discover a great destination for a beach holiday, then one quick way is to check out the beaches which have been awarded the Blue Flag. This will be particularly important if you’re...

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...

Blanes Travel Guide-An Insider’s Guide

Blanes is a vibrant, seaside modern town, which still has an old quarter with character...and it’s surrounded by an abundance of gorgeous nature. If you like busy but with some character, but not...

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...

Cadaques Travel Guide

The dreamy, perfect town where Salvador Dalí spent his summer holidays, Cadaques, is filled with light, colour and sultry sea breezes. It’s interesting, but challenging location sets it apart from the...

Lloret de Mar Travel Guide

Possibly the package tour capital of the Costa Brava, Lloret de Mar has beautiful golden beaches and plenty of spots to enjoy the warm sand between your toes. Discover sunlit secret coves, which should trigger...

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...