Catalonia is one of the corners of Spain with the most wealth cultural and landscape. And we are talking about a region of varied realities that make this community a great destination both to live and to visit.
Of the many attractions of Catalonia, the coast is one of the most in demand, and not only for the beautiful beaches that can be found on the Costa Brava and the Costa Dorada, but for the beautiful ones towns sailors who hide along the entire coastline. Today we want to show you 10 of the most beautiful. Of course, we apologize in advance for all those who have remained in the pipeline. Would you like to join us?
We are going to start our tour of the most beautiful coastal towns in Catalonia on the Costa Brava, one of the most desired destinations in Spain. We have to recognize that one of our favorite corners of this area of the Catalan coast is Cadaqués, which is located on the Cap de Creus peninsula. Its beaches and secluded coves as well as its deep historical center stand out flavor sailor, in addition to the Salvador Dalí House-Museum.
Calella de Palafrugell
From the Costa Brava we also want to highlight Calella de Palafrugell, an old town of fishermen which continues to preserve the atmosphere that existed in the area before the arrival of mass tourism. So, here you can find narrow streets, houses with a sloping roof of tile, traditional fishermen's houses ...
We also want to talk about Begur, a town where the mountains sink into the Mediterranean Sea, creating sandy beaches and small coves. Beyond its urban area, with a strong flavor traditional, the town surprises with its fishing neighborhoods on the beach. Above all, Aiguablava and Sa Tuna stand out.
Known as "the Venice of the Costa Brava", Empuriabrava is one of the largest residential marinas in the world. Here you can enjoy beaches for all tastes and activities calm down or exciting. In addition, we must highlight the architectural heritage of Castelló d’Empúries.
Another town that we want to highlight is L’Escala, which offers a great diversity of landscapes and settlements. Beyond its beaches and coves of fine sand, which are ideal for diving, we want to highlight the ruins greek, which are more than 2,000 years old.
Tossa de Mar
The last town on the Costa Brava that we want to highlight is Tossa de Mar, which offers history, art, leisure and exquisite gastronomy on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. In addition, here you will find a wide variety of accommodation.
Although the province of Barcelona has many attractions, we are only going to highlight one of its coastal towns. This is Sitges, which offers visitors numerous leisure opportunities, in addition to beautiful landscapes natural, an interesting urban area, luxury developments, golf courses and nautical facilities on the beaches.
From the province of Tarragona we want to highlight Deltebre, a starting point to discover one of the wetlands most important in Spain: the Ebro Delta Natural Park. Its municipal area includes the Punta del Fangar, which offers a port and a beach; the Canal Viejo lagoon and the Garchal, an area made up of small islands.
We continue in the province of Tarragona to tell you about Tamarit, an old town that is located to the right of the mouth of the Gaià river, built on a promontory rocky. The walled area and some remains of the castle are preserved in a fairly good condition from the old town.
Finally, we want to talk about the Cases d’Alcanar, a population entity attached to the municipality of Alcanar, which is located in the Montsià region. Its core enjoys prestige at the level gastronomic. In addition, we must highlight its 12 kilometers of beaches.
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