Dating costa brava
With a laidback atmosphere and an excellent choice of restaurants, cafés and shops, Girona also provides the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding region.
The regional capital, Barcelona, and the pretty coastal town of Tossa de Mar on the Costa Brava, are within easy reach for included excursions.
GALA DALI CASTLE - Púbol 1 hour and 15 minutes drive For years this mediaeval castle in the hamlet of Púbol was the home to artist Salvador Dali's wife, Gala, and later his own home.
Inside, the house harbours paintings and drawings that Dali gave to his wife, along with a collection of Gala's haute couture gowns and the furnishings and items that the couple handpicked to decorate the castle.
See the famous Camp Nou, where Barca football club plays, and while you're there, visit the Barca museum.
Another must-see is Montjuic mountain, the home to the Olympic facilities.
Hike the rolling hills of Provence to get purposefully lost in the backstreets of medieveal hilltop towns.
Soon you won't care if you're in Spain, France or any other beautiful destination encircling this enchanting Mediterranean Sea—you'll only know that you're right where you need to be.
So, if you’re looking for a Spanish short break with a lot to offer, Girona is the perfect choice.L'ESCALA - EMPURIES 1 hour drive An ancient fishing village located in a privileged spot on the Costa Brava. They arrived here by sea and founded the city of Empuries, which currently houses the Archaeology Museum of Catalonia, with its spectacular Greek and Roman ruins.MONTSERRAT 1 hour and 45 minutes drive Its name means craggy mountain, and it originates in the unique beauty of this rocky outcropping which stands out from its environs with the whimsical shapes that nature has carved into its mountains.Besalu was originally a fortress located between two rivers.In 1966 it was officially declared an Historical-Artistic Complex due to its invaluable architecture.
CALELLA DE PALAFRUGELL, LLAFRANC AND TAMARIU 1 hour drive Three precious beaches located one right after the other which reflect the beauty and identity of the Costa Brava, and which even today justify its international fame dating from the early 20th century.