Roses has the largest fishing fleet of the Costa Brava, but like so many other towns along Catalonia’s coast its main income nowadays is derived from tourism.
Its biggest selling point: wide, family-friendly beaches with fine sand and shallow water. Continue reading
The Costa Brava has a plethora of beaches. They come in all sizes ranging from kilometers-long, tourist-filled stretches of sand to hard-to-reach, virtually ‘private’ beaches nestled in small coves. Continue reading
The beautiful fishing village of Cadaques is sometimes referred to as an island on the coast. That is because it is relatively protected from mass tourism by a long, winding road through the mountains of Cap de Creus. Continue reading
Opening hours, language, money, the time in Catalonia, national holidays Continue reading
El Port de la Selva is a Costa Brava seaside village popular with wealthy folks from Barcelona, as well as with tourists from France and elsewhere. Continue reading
Originally Llançà was divided between the original tenth-century settlement — built inland as a defense against pirates — and the harbor of Llançà.
However, the tourist boom brought lots of urban growth, and the village and harbor soon joined together to create one resort. Continue reading
Brief introduction to Catalonia, Spain. Continue reading
Only about 600 people live in the small village of Colera, some 7 km north of Llançá Continue reading
At the foot of the Pyrenees, hugging the dividing line between France and Spain, lies the small village of Portbou (1300+ inhabitants) Continue reading
For everyone, whatever their likes and tastes may be, whatever their idea of enjoying themselves, the Costa Brava is par excellence the perfect place. Continue reading