Discovering the Costa Brava
To discover the Costa Brava is very easy and simple, you will fall in love with this place. We offer you a journey visiting the most picturesque villages in the area, a tour full of history, culture, gastronomy and magnificent views of the Mediterranean Sea and its incomparable beaches.
After bit more than one hour by car from Barcelona, we will reach Calella de Palafrugell, old fishing village and one of the most beautiful and original of the Costa Brava. In this picturesque village, we admire its white houses, the Bell Tower, boutiques and cafes... All this with a view of the boats bobbing in the Mediterranean Sea. Calella is a village with plenty of life, famous is in place the Havana concert which takes place at the beginning of the month of July of each year, and of which we will discuss during the visit, Calella relationship with Cuba is long and there is much to say.
Calella is the starting point of the Camino de Ronda, which will take you to Llafranc. Bring comfortable shoes and join us through a path hung to the sea and its beautiful bays, surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation and in direct contact with nature. This walk is ideal for couples or families with children. Arriving at Llafranc visit this beautiful town and will then go to the Far de Sant Sebastia.
In a few minutes we arrive at this majestic Lighthouse who presides over a 170 metre cliff in a rugged corner of the Costa Brava and where the sea is the true protagonist.
Opened in 1857 its light reaches 32 nautical miles and makes it the most powerful lighthouse of the catalan coast. Here we will visit also the site of an Iberian settlement, a watch tower and a chapel from the 15th century.
The Iberian settlement of the 5th century BC we will see four Iberian houses and two rooms for each one, as well as different streets in an area of about 300 square meters.
Later we will see the Torre de Sant Sebastià, which was built in 1445 faced the threat of pirates, here is when we will know the fearsome Barbarossa and his attacks in this area.
Finally, we will visit the Hermitage of Sant Sebastià, terraced in the tower and documented since the 15th century as a result of an epidemic of plague.
In the afternoon we continue our path through this paradise to the village of Begur, in the heart of the Costa Brava and at the foot of the Gavarres, village with a Mediterranean flavour to the fullest and where are its medieval castle and its defense towers.
In addition to stroll through its streets and admire the views from their fortifications, we suggest you learn a little history to knowing the life of the Indians and their new customs.
This is the best way to learn about life in the village when those who went to the Americas, once fortified, returned to raise beautiful houses and establish new customs such as coffee, the Cup and you pure after eating, either a new cuisine, such as for example, the rice to the Cuban.
Subsequently, and already on the way back to Barcelona, we visit family wineries where you will have the chance to taste artisanal wine and sausages typical of the area.
And remember! All this with maximum flexibility, and above all, at your own pace!