Holidays to the Costa Brava

Since the introduction of low cost airlines to the region the Costa Brava has undergone a boost to its long established popularity. The region has become far more than a popular package destination, holidays on the Costa Brava, the 'Wild Coast' offer beautiful landscapes and a rich cultural heritage. The Costa Brava features 100 miles of rugged coastline with beautiful sandy beaches, secluded coves, picturesque fishing villages and modern tourist resorts.

Holidaying here you can visit a range of cultural and historical attractions such as the medieval town of Besalu, the hilltop Sant Ferran Castle, the 18th-century Santa Caterina Church, the Romanesque Church of Santa Maria del Palau, and the Dali Museum in Figueres.

Resorts - Calella

Although Calella is located on the little known Costa Maresme it is generally accepted as part of the much larger Costa Brava. Holidays to Calella are a good choice for couples and families with young children, the resort is well established with a wide range of accommodation from cheap apartments and studios to all inclusive hotels. The resort runs parallel to the beach and is separated from the beach by a railway embankment. Convenient for both Gerona and Barcelona airports Calella continues to be a popular holiday choice for visitors from the UK. more

Resorts - Pineda de Mar

Pineda de Mar, lying around sixteen kilometres from Lloret de Mar and fifty five from Barcelona is at the southern end of the Costa Brava. It has a long history and many of its old buildings have survived the ravages of war and time, at night many of these old buildings are illuminated with dramatic effect. In common with other resorts on this part of the Costa Brava there is a train embankment that runs parallel with the beach. more

Resorts - Tossa de Mar

Tossa de Mar is situated on the Costa Brava in the Spanish region of Catalonia. This is a picturesque resort with cobbled streets, a magnificent old castle and is surrounded by verdant green valleys, gorges and natural springs. There's a focus on the beach life in this attractive resort which appeals mainly to couples and families rather than all night party-goers. More...

Resorts - Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar is the liveliest resort on the Costa Brava. The resort boasts five sand and shingle beaches extending over four miles along the coast. Most holidaymakers head to Lloret de Mar Beach, the resort's main stretch of sand, to laze on the sun beds. During the day you can have a go at windsurfing, diving, para-sailing or jet skiing. This resort has a huge array of holiday facilities including a vast range of accommodation, shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. More...

Resorts - Estartit

Estartit is located in the Spanish region of Catalonia at the northern end of the Costa Brava. This is a small and very pretty family resort, situated at the foot of the Montgri mountain range, the resort has a good range of holiday facilities and even comes with its own 13th century castle. Estartit is only 60 kilometres south of the French border and a mere 40 kilometres from the nearest international airport at Gerona. However many holidaymakers arrive via Barcelona airport, 150 kilometres to the south, which handles a much larger number of international flights. More...

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