Places of interest

The most outstanding are listed below :

  • GIRONA CAPITAL:

    A beautiful city with a well-preserved historical centre, a cathedral, churches, city walls, museums, etc.

  • FIGUERES:

    The birthplace of Salvador Dalí, with his famous museum, which is complemented by the centre at Púbol Castle.

  • CAP DE CREUS:

    The easternmost point of the Iberian peninsula.

  • CADAQUÉS:

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    Pêrhaps one of the most charismatic fishing towns in the Mediterranean. The cove of nearby Portlligat was once the home of Salvador Dalí.

  • THE HILLS OF LES GAVARRES:

    Beautiful woods of oak, cork oak and pine trees with old country houses dispersed throughout this extensive range of hills.

  • EMPURIABRAVA:

    A marina formed by a unique network of canals, the Miami of Catalonia.

  • AIGUAMOLLS DE L'EMPORDÀ:

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    A wetland park with a wealth of in bird life.

  • CALELLA DE PALAFRUGELL:

    The Costa Brava town which still retains its traditional sea-front. Famous for its sea-shanty festival which is held on the first Saturday of July.

  • THE RUINS OF EMPURIES AND THE IBERIAN TOWN OF ULLASTRET.

     

  • THE FISHMARKET OF PALAMÓS:

    Fish auctions from Monday to Friday at 17.00 hours.

  • S'ALGUER:

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    A charming town on the seashore with pedestrian access only.