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Costa Brava - beaches, sun and perfect holiday

Costa Brava, Spain, Blanes beach

Want to go to the beach in Spain and do not know what destination to choose? If you're a fan of superb landscapes, water sports, beaches very clean, and also the walks through places full of history, then head to Costa Brava.

Costa Brava is located in northeastern Catalonia, in the province of Girona, 60 km from Barcelona and extends to the border with France. The combination of summer climate, landscapes and quality of beaches have made this area a destination for tourists highly searched worldwide. Thus, every year resorts Blanes, Tossa de Mar and Lloret de Mar are full during the summer season, which spans a period of almost half a year.

Coastline features many micro-climate areas, such as Illes Medes of L'Estartit. These small regions attract tourists in that they are legally protected and rare species of flora have aquatic and fish.
Costa Brava is a lovely area which is distinguished by the fact that it is the meeting point between sea and mountains. If you reached this part of Spain you have the opportunity to see many sights - museums, monuments, natural or archaeological sites.

The most important sites for visiting are: Cap de Creus Natural Parks and Aiguamolls de l'Emporda, the monastery of Sant Pere Rodes, botanical gardens in the Selva, LakeBanyoles, bays Begur, Palafrugell, Redfish Village Lighthouse, the archaeological site of Empuries, Girona old town center and the medieval villages of Pals and Peratallada.
In the mountains you have the Garrotxa Volcanic Natural Park, Campodron Valley, and Valley Nuria and Nuria sanctuary. Do not miss the old towns of Tossa de Mar and Santa Clotilde and resorts in the region.

Are you a fan of walking in open air? Visit the natural parks, botanical gardens or the bay area. Take a step in trekking organized or individual, use bikes or ATVs, discovering small towns or villages with museums like the one dedicated to Salvador Dali (Figueres town)district of Girona Hebrew, pottery centers in La Bisbal, the castle and casino Peralada or medieval buildings or Pubol Pals.
Want to shop? Find shopping areas in L'Escala, L'Estartit, Palamas, Platja d'Aro, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Lloret de Mar and Blanes.
If you want to go to the thermal baths, do not bypass the city of Girona, which still retains traces of the Roman baths built. Find and following locations: Caldes de Malavella Balneari Prats, spa Termes Orion, Santa Coloma de Farners, spa Vichy Catalan, Caldes de Malavella, spa hotel Font Vella, Sant Hilari Sacalm, where you'll find there are hot spring sand massage services, sauna , kinetic therapy, etc.

Want to go to the spa? Each of the resorts in Costa Brava you will find spa and wellness center, where you can relax during the holidays. And if you are tempted to water sports, you've found the right place: diving, swimming, surfing, Para-sailing, etc. - are sports you can practice here. And if you prefer traditional sports, you reach football, tennis, squash or golf.

Catalans of Costa Brava boasts one of the best coastal areas in the European area. According to testimonies Spanish authorities, water and beaches here have received from European Environmental Education Foundation the right to fly the blue flag, due to the best beaches.

Moreover, the beaches of Lloret de Mar and Fenals have obtained the certificate "Q" by the ICTE for tourism and the quality of Rosas (Santa Margarida, Salatar He Rastelli, La Nova, La Punta, Canyelles-Bonifaci and L'Almadrava) respectively Calonge (Sant Antoni,Cala-Ses Cristus Torretes, Torre Valentina and Monestri Es) have as EMAS certificate.

Calella - is located near Barcelona, so it is chosen especially by those who want to see this city. Has three kilometers of beaches, which are mostly blue flag (Blue Flag status) and also areas with rocky coves. Those who come here have to choose between sandy beaches, sports, nightlife, and the opportunity to visit several churches, chapels and houses. And those who want to try a romantic walk can go by sea passage until the lighthouse which dominates the coast.

Blanes - is one of the cheapest resorts with over four kilometers of beaches, coves and areas with steep sides. The four beaches are oriented towards the Mediterranean and are mostly coarse sand, cliffs and are equipped with showers, bars, restaurants, places to rent beach items but also for renting small cruise ships.

Lloret del Mar - has areas with rugged terrain coastal cliffs with steep, with elevations above 100 meters, with forests reaching to the waterfront and host areas with hotels, holiday homes, spas and relaxation centers. The area is only one crystalline water and proper temperatures year-round tourism, but one with many historical monuments. Those who come here can play golf, can dive, to sunbathe on the three beaches, which have either sand or fine gravel and are shaded by palm trees, and trips to the lighthouse which dates from Roman times.

L'Escala - is one of the smallest resorts in Costa Brava, but is full of history. Archaeological site is located near Sant Marti d'Empuries which is Greco-Roman section, blue flag beaches, a nature reserve for birds, promenade areas, areas for aquatic and land sports fans.

Malgrat del Mar and Roses - are two cheaper resorts with fine sandy beaches, among the best in the area. Swimming and diving fans will find suitable places for their favorite sports, and those who just want to sit in the sun will provide places where they can rent lounge chairs, cabins and showers, and also bars and restaurants.

Palamós - is the favorite resort of stops for those who go on cruises, but for lovers of aquatic exploration. Resort with fine sandy beaches you can practice swimming, diving, sailing and other water sports. In addition, tourists are offered and several churches over 300 years old, you can visit.