COSTA BRAVA - LEISURE, SPORT, CULTURE AND GASTRONOMY
Starting from the top, Llançà, and ending below, Roses, or vice versa, this is a path you can not miss if you visit the Costa Brava. No matter what time of year it is!
If it is summer you will enjoy the great views in addition to fantastic swims in beautiful beaches.
If it is spring or fall, why not make a stop at a nice restaurant overlooking the sea and recuperate eating the best fish.
And, if it's winter, indulge yourself in the tranquility that invites to reflection in these unique landscapes in Catalonia.
Llançà is a small fishing village in the north of the Costa Brava, near the border with France. Known for its wild coastline with nice little coves and beaches surrounded by unique natural areas: Cap de Creus and the Albera; along with its rich heritage, make it the ideal place to spend your holidays either with your family, partner or friends.
Roses is a town of Mediterranean culture with a marked tourist and fishing tradition. It is situated amidst a unique natural setting, north of the Costa Brava, less than 30 km from the French border, 65 km from Girona and 160 km from Barcelona.
The Empordà's Balcony
Girona is a city located in the north-east of Catalonia. Located 100 km from Barcelona, 60 km from the French border and only 30 km from the Costa Brava, it enjoys a privileged geographical location. In addition to that, the various road, rail and air connections make it a very easy-to-access city.
With around 100.000 inhabitants, Girona is the capital of the province of Girona and has a rich cultural and historical heritage. It is located at the confluence of four rivers: Ter, Oñar, Güell and Galligants, and a large part of the territory is classified as protected area. On the banks of the river Oñar, are the famous painted houses of all colors dating from the 19th century.
The historic district of the city is perfectly preserved and you can visit walls, squares, buildings and churches of Roman, Romanesque, Gothic, Jewish and Baroque styles. It is a city to visit on foot, where is one of the Jewish neighborhoods, the "Callo", the best preserved of Europe of the medieval time. In the highest part of Girona, there is the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque cathedral, built between the 11th and the 17th century and whose Gothic nave is the widest in the world (23 m). Nearby is the Church of San Nicolau and the Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants (12th century), two of the best examples of Romanesque art in Catalonia.
All this makes Girona the ideal place to spend holidays with family, couples or friends.