Arco del Portitxol, an amazing formation of rocks

The Costa Brava hides precious and unexpected places that throughout this blog we have been discovering. In this article, we will discover another of these corners: Arco del Portitxol. Located on the Escala and very close to the well-known Ampurias Ruins, this arch is located on a beach with the same name, Playa del Portitxol.…

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What to do near l’Escala?

  The area of La Escala and its surroundings are a place with a lot of cultural offer, areas of enviable natural heritage, amusement parks and many beaches in which to perform different sports and activities that attract both children and adults. An area with many stories to tell The surroundings of L’Escala hide intimate…

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Where to eat seafood in the Ampurdán?

The Ampurdán area is known for its charm, its gastronomy and its wine culture. Without a doubt it is one of the best historical regions located on the Costa Brava, Gerona. Enjoying the Mediterranean diet The gastronomy of Ampurdán is influenced by its coast. This offers the best fresh fish which is complemented with the…

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Natural park of Montgrí

Catalonia is full of natural spaces to enjoy a pleasant family day, walks to clear your mind, make hiking trails and have the opportunity to get in touch with nature. Among all those natural spaces is the Natural Park of Montgrí, located between the regions of Alt Empordà and Baix Empordà. If you are a…

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Ready for a day of sun and beach?

If we have to highlight an attribute of Catalan culture, it will be its gastronomy, followed by its corners and its locals. Among its landscapes we can find sea, mountains and a spectacular cultural heritage. What to do in The Ampurdán? Once in the Ampurdán, we will find infinite treasures: from the relaxing sound of…

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The 5 best coves and beaches of the Costa Brava

There is little time left for summer, and with it, the desire to leave home to explore all those beautiful corners that end up forming unforgettable memories of our vacations and trips. Knowing all this, there is nothing better than enjoying the heat of summer by spending the day on some of the best beaches…

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Typical Catalan spring dishes

Spring on the Costa Brava is a very varied season, the days are getting longer and, if the sky is clear, very pleasant and warm temperatures are reached at noon. However, afternoons and evenings are cool and sometimes even cold. In addition, spring is also a rainy season, as the Spanish proverb says: ” En…

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What water sports can be done with children?

Today we will present a whole range of water sports activities, ideal for enjoy with your family and amuse all together! Kayaking is a very fun and perfect activity for early ages. Before starting, you must control some simple keys such as placing on the boat, rowing or taking the oar. After this you just…

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The Catalan Easter ‘Mona’

In the Catalan Countries, the ‘mona’ is the traditional gift that a sponsor makes to his godson -and in some regions the grandparents or parents to their grandchildren and children- on the Easter Day. It is a cake that dates from the fifteenth century that contains bread with oil, eggs and sugar. Its particularity resides…

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Triumvirat Mediterrani 2018

  Every spring in Empordà village of L’Escala takes place the Greco-Roman inspiration fair ‘Triumvirat Mediterrani’ (Mediterranean Triumvirate). During the two days that are extended, which this year will take place on May 5th and 6th, there is a market of craft products with more than sixty stalls scattered around the streets of the urban…

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