In this post we will learn what to visit and what to do in Girona, the impressive medieval city in the North of Catalonia.
On Iberian routes in Calafell
Let's visit together the Iberian village in Calafell! Don't miss out on learning more about the history and heritage of Calafell!
Calella de Palafrugell – A romantic dream on Costa Brava
We had the chance to visit Calella de Palafrugell in winter, on a sunny day in December. Actually, winter here is like late spring in Eastern Europe. People still can have a bath in the sea. The sun is still strong enough to enjoy sunbathing. And the terraces are full of people ordering their tapas. Calella de Palafrugell is tiny, it's not much more than a couple of cute streets. But let's see now our complete Calella de Palafrugell guide in detail!
Empuriabrava, the largest residential marina in Europe
We can find Empuriabrava in the Gulf of Roses, surrounded by the Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà. Empuriabrava, the largest residential marina in Europe has some 24 km of navigable waterways. The construction of Empuriabrava started in 1964 and completed in 1975. The town quickly became a tourist community. Nowdays, the town has more than 40 km of canals and a seasonal, summer population of around 80,000.
A hidden gem next to Cambrils: Parc Samà
On a sunny Friday afternoon, when suddenly we were allowed to leave our county again, we decided to visit a hidden and less-known gem of Tarragona province: Parc Samà. Funny enough and surprisingly as well, this park is known neither among locals nor among tourists. We also found it by coincidence when we were looking …
A hidden gem in Lleida province – The Castle of Guimerà
Recently we had the chance to travel a bit in Catalonia, as for Easter break it was finally allowed to leave the counties. Of course, we immediately lived with the opportunity and made a little "vuelta" including Vall de Boí, Vall d'Aran, and some medieval remains of Lleida province, like Guimerà as well. Guimerà is …
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Camprodon, the gem of the Catalan Pyrenees
Getting lost for a while in the Pyrenees is never a bad plan if you know what to see in Camprodon. This old town dates from the early 12th century and It has its origin in the ancient monastery of San Pere and in an old market granted in 1118 by Ramón Berenguer III, the …
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Interview with Vicenç Ferré, president of the wine DO Tarragona
We think that wine has a deep influence on the culture and identity of Tarragona Region. Therefore, we wanted to speak with someone relevant to represent the Denomination of Origin Tarragona. We wrote them directly, to an e-mail address found on the Internet and they offered the phone number of the President of DO Tarragona. …
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The Sanctuary of Montferri – One of the wonders by Josep Maria Jujol
The Sanctuary of Montferri or as it is officially called the "Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary" or in Catalán: "La Mare de Déu de Montserrat", is one of the most representative works in the Alt Camp region in Catalonia by Josep Maria Jujol. https://youtu.be/eMefmmAQGqI The history of the "Our Lady of Montserrat Sanctuary" From the …
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Torredembarra – The jewel of Costa Daurada
If this is the first time you hear or read the name of this town, for sure you would be asking back, Torre...hm... what?! It was the same for me and most likely for everyone who is coming from abroad and never been to this lovely town before. But believe me, it's enough to dedicate …
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