SIGHTSEEING

BEGUR

Positioned at the heart of the Empordà district, the town of Begur and its beaches are one of the most wonderful spots on the Costa Brava. The municipality is made up of a number of hills known as the Begur Massif, and a stretch of coastline lapped by the waves of the Mediterranean. 

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Distance: 21 km

 

GIRONA

The biggest city of Northern Catalonia. Famous for its monumental cathedral and impressive old city that brings together 2000 years of history. Today it’s a proud home to one of the best restaurants in the world. It’s an obligatory point of visit for everyone coming to our neighbourhood. 

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Distance: 26 km

CALELLA DE PALAFRUGELL

An ancient fishing village formed by several coves that still preserve their charm, Calella de Palafrugell is one of the few places on the Costa Brava which still preserves the charm of the villages of the area before the arrival of mass tourism, with narrow streets, steep tiled roofs and some traditional two-floor fishermen’s dwellings.

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Distance: 22 km

PALS

One of the best preserved medieval villages in the region with narrow and coblled streets and distinctive Romanesque tower. Located on the top of the hill oversees the rice fields where its most famous product is harvested. 

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Distance: 13 km

PERATALLADA

The village, declared a historical-artistic and cultural centre of national interest, is one of the most important villages of Catalonia in terms of medieval architecture. With extraordinary appeal and beauty, it preserves its ancient feudal appearance, with narrow and tortuous streets and numerous entrances and alleyways. Apart from its architectural and historical attractions, the town is renowned for its significant artisan and, above all, gastronomic offer.

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Distance: 11 km

CASTLE OF PÚBOL

Located in Púbol the castle is a medieval building where the surrealist painter Salvador Dalí’s enormous creative efforts were focused on a single person, his wife Gala, with the aim of providing her with a unique sanctuary and resting place. Currently it serves as a Gala Dalí House-Museum.

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Distance: 10 km

CRUIILLES

It’s a little charming medieval village just a short ride from our house. It’s worth visiting for its 11th century monastery.

Distance: 3 km

EMPÚRIES

Are you looking for a real encounter with the antic word? Empúries is  your place. It’s an unique place where you can visit the remains of the Greek Colony from the 6th century BC and Roman City from the 3rd century BC. For this reason it is one of the most important archaeological sites
in Spain.
Distance: 33 km

ULLASTRET

Discovered just in 2012 It is the largest Iberian settlement known so far in Catalonia. Although the Ullastret complex consists of two Iberian villages, it is only the ruins of Puig de Sant Andreu, which are visitable, corresponding to the last stage of occupation of the town by the indiketes (3rd century BC). The route allows you to view the largest and oldest muralla ibèrica in Catalonia, reinforced with six circular towers.

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Distance: 11 km

LA BISBAL

The capital city of the region is located just a short ride from our house. Famous as for its colorful pottery is a must to visit if you are llooking for some wonderful souvenir from your time in Emporda. 
Distance: 5 km

MONELLS

Monells is a mediaeval village built around the former castle of which only the outer walls are still preserved. Take a gentle stroll through its streets contemplating the beauty of its houses until you reach the magnificent porticoed Plaça Jaume I square, where a very important market was held during the mediaeval period.

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Distance: 3 km

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