Category: History & Culture

The beach of the old town of L’Escala
Things to See & Do

Lovely L’Escala
& Ancient Empúries

Did you know the name “Empordà” comes from the ancient Greek “Emprion”? It meant the “place of trade” at St Martí d’Empúries, near L’Escala

Aerial view of Girona’s historic Old Town, on the banks of the River Onyar
History & Culture

Girona City:
A Brief History

Girona has been at the crossroads of history for two millennia with many cultures having left their mark. It’s a fascinating city to explore

The medieval village of Pals overlooking the Catalan countryside
Things to See & Do

Pals: A Magnificent
Medieval Village

Pals is one of the most charming of the many amazing medieval villages dotted around the Baix Empordà countryside. If you only see one, see Pals

The wines of Catalunya are making a splash around the world!
Food & Drink

Wonderful Wines
of Catalunya

Spanish wines are amongst the most widely consumed worldwide and certain Catalan wineries produce some of the finest wines in all the land.

Aerial view of Palamós port and marina on the Costa Brava, Catalunya
History & Culture

History
of Palamós

Palamós is a port and fishing town on La Costa Brava famous for its prawns and host to thousands of visitors annually. But what’s its story?

A spectacular view from the city walls of Girona
Things to See & Do

Girona City:
Top 10 Highlights

Charming, historic, compact and fascinating, Girona has been described as a smaller, safer, cleaner and more manageable version of Barcelona

“La Ruta dels Volcans” (or “Volcano Route”), makes for a fantastic weekend break in the Natural Park of the Volcanic Region of the Garrotxa.
Things to See & Do

Ruta dels Volcans:
The Volcano Route

“La Ruta dels Volcans” (or “Volcano Route”), makes for a fantastic weekend break in the Natural Park of the Volcanic Region of the Garrotxa.