Charming places in Costa Brava

Retreats

What to Visit

If you have an adventurous spirit and you like to go in depth to Costa Brava and go further of its beaches and coves, in our Retreats you will find all type of spaces where you can enjoy a different environment of the sea and sand. There are a lot of activities and places in our area, so surely you will find exactly what are you looking for. From castles, museums and historical centres to gardes and natural spots with a great immensity that will leave you speechless.

And if you are a great nature lover and you like surround yourself with the marvelous vegetation that Costa Brava offers you can't miss the botanical gardens that offers Blanes where you will observe a lot of exotic species and exclusive plants that you only will find here. In addition, there are amazing landscapes with a lot of hectareas to walk like Aiguamolls de l'Empordà to enjoy a great family day.

If you like history you will be fascinated to see the historical centre of some towns and its castles. You will see its original charm and its conservation over time. The main narrow streets where the markets were installed and even some Roman ruins, the old fisher ports where the previous generations arrive after some intense days fishing and big castels under which de population was governed. For those more religious and art lovers, there's also some important cathedrals and hermitages with a lot of history inside them. And if you are even more curious and you want to know everything you can't miss the history museums of some towns.

Finally, if you are looking for the ideal photography and show off in front of your friends and family you have to visits the multiple viewpoints in Costa Brava that offers you a complet panorama of all the area.

Here you have it all! Costa Brava and its multiple places are waiting for you to enjoy them.

 

Sports port L'Estartit

L'Estartit

Following the promenade of l'Estartit, we will find the sports port. A nice place to walk and enjoy the sea views from the breakwater.

In front of...

Historical centre L'Escala

L'Escala

The past of l'Escala as a town dedicated to the fishing it can still be felt between the main narrow streets of its historical centre. Between...

El Principito L'Escala

L'Escala

In l'Escala we can find some famous novel characters, like El Principito, of the French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. We find it in Riells...

Anchovy and salt museum L'Escala

L'Escala

L'Escala has an industry that become the town to a worldwide gastronomic reference, the anchovy salting. In the Anchovy and salt museum they show...

Montgó Tower L'Escala

L'Escala

Since de XIIth to the XVIIIth century the life wasn't peaceful for the inhabitants of a lot of towns in Costa Brava. During this centuries were...

Gothic Fountain Blanes

Blanes

Taking a walk down the central Ample street of Blanes, next to the municipal theatre, we find this amazing exhibition of the catalan gothic...

Marimurtra Botanical Garden Blanes

Blanes

In a privileged location in the town of Blanes, with an incredible views of Costa Brava, there is located this amazing garden of 16 hectares,...

Pinya de Rosa Botanical Garden Blanes

Blanes

The Botanical Garden Pinya de Rosa is located in Blanes. This excellent garden was created by the industrial Ferran Rivière de Caralt, who bought...

Casa Patxot Sant Feliu de Guíxols

Sant Feliu de Guíxols

In Sant Feliu de Guíxols promenade, in front of "La Constància" casino, we find this spectacular "novecentista" house, built between 1917 and...

Sant Elm hermitage Sant Feliu de Guíxols

Sant Feliu de Guíxols

This little chapel date of the beginning of XIIIth century, although the building that we can see today its is very different to the original...

Senya Blanca S'Agaro

S'Agaro

Senya Blanca was the first house built in s'Agaró. The prestigious architect Rafael Masó, one of the ideologists of the urbanistic development...

Hostal de la Gavina S'Agaro

S'Agaro

Firstly conceived as a detached house, this "novecentista" building was quickly reformed during the first constructive eras of s'Agaró to became...

Benedormiens Castle Platja d'Aro

Platja d'Aro

Benedormiens Castle, located in the historical centre of Castell d'Aro, appears aforementioned for the first time in 1041. Until XVth century, the...

Parc dels Estanys Platja d'Aro

Platja d'Aro

Visit very recommended to nature lovers. Parc dels Estanys is a natural space of more than 150.000 m² with a pond that is a refuge to a lot of...

Calonge's castle Sant Antoni de Calonge

Sant Antoni de Calonge

The impressive castle of Calonge is located in the urban centre, next to Sant Martí parish. It is difficult to specify the chronology of its...

Sant Antoni de Calonge

This small and unique path connect the Major square of Calonge with Àngel Guimerà street. It is a narrow street covered by stone vaults hold by...

Puigsesforques dolmen Sant Antoni de Calonge

Sant Antoni de Calonge

This amazing funerary megalithic monuments dated from more or less the 3500 BC / 650 BC (Neolithic medium - Recent to Final Bronze). They are the...

Sant Antoni de Calonge

Inhabited between the ll BC and V centuries, this roman village located near the coastal line has left us some material clues of an important...

Culo de la leona Girona

Girona

At the feet of Sant Fèlix church we find Culo de la leona, an sculpture dated from the XIIth century that finally is one of the most popular...

The City Wall Girona

Girona

The origin of Girona (Gerunda) and its city walls, it is due to the desire to control Via Augusta at its entrance to Roman Hispania during the Ist...

The Cathedral Girona

Girona

Girona's Cathedral is one of the most recognised icon in the city. Built between the XIth and XVIIIth centuries and based on different...

Museu de la Pesca Palamós

Palamós

Museu de la Pesca, located in Palamós port, shows us the relationship between people and the sea. The visitors enjoy an open experience live in a...

Begur Castle Begur

Begur

Built in the XVIth century, Begur castle is one of the main tourist attraction and has been declared Bien Cultural de Interés Nacional. Is...

Cap de Creus lighthouse Cadaqués

Cadaqués

Located in the Natural Park of Cap de Creus, in the msot eastern part of the Iberian Peninsula we find this lighthouse surrounded by an incredible...

Sant Pere de Rodes monastery Port de la Selva

Port de la Selva

It was a benedictine monastery in the ancient Empúries where lived the bishop's diocese of Girona. It is located in the municipality of Port de...

La Rambla Girona

Girona

Rambla de la Llibertat is one of the Girona main nerve centers, a meeting point for many people from that city and a gateway to the Old Town for...

 Iberian Village of Castell Beach Palamós

Palamós

In the beach of Castell of Palamós outstanding for its archaeology, we find an Iberian settlement, which was inhabited between the century VI A....

Vilahur House Palamós

Palamós

Casa Vilahur is located in front of La Fosca Beach, and is one of the most emblematic historical buildings in Palamós, included as part of the...

St. Stephen's Castle  Palamós

Palamós

St. Stephen's Castle sits on the top of a cliff in Palamós between the beach of La Fosca and Cala s'Alguer

The first documents cite in the 13th...

Botanical Garden of Cap Roig Calella de Palafrugell

Calella de Palafrugell

We are in one of the most important botanical gardens in the Mediterranean, as it gathers a space full of nature, art and culture. Approximately...