The seaside resort is known as the Gateway to the Costa Brava situated north of the Tordera River 50 km north of Barcelona. The “Palomera” rock formation places on the fabulous beach front, and from where you have fantastic, panoramic views of the sea, symbolizes that the Costa Brava starts right here. Between La Palomera and the harbour lies the characteristic old village. Unlike so many other resorts Blanes still has an active fishing fleet & the auction in the morning is authentic and something to experience.
Located 90 km from Barcelona and less than an hour from Gerona on the northern part of the dramatic, authentic and beautiful Costa Brava far away from the typical mass tourism. The authentic and charming village is a fantastic destination which offers a varied choice of cultural and sporting activities that will appeal to both young and old alike. L’Escala boasts a vast nature reserve with an ecosystem of mountains, beaches, dunes, cliffs, islands and fresh air. The Natural Park of Montgrí, the Medes Islands and Baix Ter has all been declared a protected natural area with approximately 8,000 hectares of untouched nature. Enjoy all the relaxing activities, cultural offers or take part in festivals in between lovely meals in one of the many excellent local restaurants.
Lloret de Mar
The capital of Costa Brava is situated 70 Km north of Barcelona and is by far one the largest liveliest holiday resort on the coast. The town has really re-found new life opting for quality tourism and e.g. reforming many accommodations into Adult`s Only. The former fisherman’s village has five main beaches extremely well kept and washed by crystal clear waters along a 7 km coastline. The village has a huge old beautiful part full of small shops, cafes and cosy restaurants. There are some excellent walking routes both along the coast and inland which are also popular with mountain-bikers and runners as well as horse riders.
Tossa de Mar
Known as the Blue Paradise this fantastic village is located in a beautiful small bay halfway between the French Border and Barcelona. Tossa is an ancient fishermen`s village with an important historical background. Take a stroll around the pretty town full of cobbled streets, tempting shops and cosy taverns and tapas bars all overlooked by a magnificent ancient castle. The rocky coast and the crystal clear waters along with nearby islands are a magnet for scuba divers & snorkelers.