With a mild year round climate, The Costa Brava has numerous beautiful beaches and coves, with amazing sea views. Water activities available here are numerous- kayaking, swimming, diving, windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing, snorkelling, jet ski, water skiing……..In addition there are other sports such as skydiving, wind tunnel, horse riding, karting, tennis, padel, cycling, walking and golf. The mountainous area around us offers you beautiful routes to explore mountain biking, climbing, walking…..In Winter there are ski stations only an hour and a half away by car.
In this area there are many picturesque villages to be explored such as ; Castelló d´Empuries, Cadaques, Perelada. Sant Llorenç de la Muga ( to name only a few) All conserving their Medieval atmosphere.
Castelló d´Empuries has a great historical medieval importance to this region. This is reflected in its lay out- narrow, cobbled streets, village squares and monumental buildings such as the basilica of Santa Maria (better known as The Cathedral of The Emporda), The Old Bridge, The prison (not in use!) The monastery (now converted in to The Museum of Medieval History), the public wash house (also not in use!) the Flour Museum…………..Adjacent to Castelló d´Empuries is the largest residential marina in Europe- Ampuriabrava. Ampuriabrava is built around 23 kms of navigable canals, has 5000 moorings, port, two km magnificent beach and airclub.
CLOSE BY (just a selection!):
• Aiguamolls Natural Park and bird sanctuary (05 km) - Map
• Peralada castle and casino (09 km) - + Info
• Internacional Festival of music Peralada (09 km) - + Info
• The monestary of Santa Maria in Vilabeltran (09 km) - + info
• Ciutadella of Roses (10 km) - + Info
• Dalí Museum in Figueres (12 km) - + Info
• Castle of Sant Ferran in Figueres (12 km) - + Info
• Monestary of Sant Pere de Rodes (13 km) - + Info
• Wine celler in l'Emporda (15 km)
• Historical Ruins of Empuria (20 km)
• Albera Natural Park (turtle recovery center) (20 km)
• House of Dalí in Port lligat (25 km)
• Cap de Creus Natural Park (25 km)
• Peratallada Medieval Village (42 km)
• Girona Town (45 km)