Discover Catalonia in Spain

Catalonia includes a huge part of the Spanish Pyrenees. Catalonia is an autonomous community of Spain comprised of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. There are some remarkable national forests for nature enthusiasts to discover in addition to snowboarding in the winter. The shoreline is a magnet for popular resorts along the Costa Brava and Costa Daurada and the not so popular vacation area of Costa Garraf.

Little beach between Lloret de mar and Blanes, Girona

Little beach between “Lloret de mar” and “Blanes”, in Girona (Spain) – Image Credit: Barcelonahacks.com

Barcelona is the capital of the area and provides the possibility of a city and beach vacation incorporated. It is the home of an active port and as a city is on a par with Madrid in all facets. The cathedral is a popular tourist attraction for site visitors in addition to Las Ramblas in the old part of the town, most likely among the most well-known roads in the nation. It is active and prospering at all hours with its picturesque structures, coffee shops and stores which lead down to the seafront.

Monastir Abadia de Montserrat

Monastir/Abadia de Montserrat (Explore) – Image Credit: Wikimedia.org

Girona is an additional historical city to check out in this area. Like Barcelona, Girona likewise has in the old town, la Rambla de la Llibertat, a road loaded with active stores and coffee shops. There is likewise a cathedral in addition to galleries. Lots of site visitors take outing to Girona from the coastline, however it likewise has an excellent option of locations and bistros to remain.

The Costa Brava – the Wild Coast – belongs to the Catalonian shoreline within the province of Girona and can be discovered to the north of Barcelona. Although the Costa Brava has lots of hectic vacation resorts there are still quieter beaches to be discovered such as Santa Cristina.

National Palace

National Palace – Image Credit: Hlloret.com

To the south are 3 of the busiest locations; Lloret de Mar, Tossa de Mar (which is an old ft town) and La Platja d’Aro. L’Estartit is likewise popular and has a marine reserve which is outstanding for diving. If you desire to get away from the beaches and travel inland you will discover the middle ages towns of Peratallada, Peralada and Pals.

Peratallada

Peratallada – Image Credit: Masrabiol.com

Trying to find vacation rental properties Costa Brava, pick from our large choice of residential properties in this gorgeous area of Catalonia.

The Costa Garraf, is a little become aware of area of the Catalonian Coast in between the city of Barcelona and the Costa Daurada.

Found by the Llobregat delta, the Costa Garraf forms a reduced lying area with long sandy beaches, against high sided high cliffs. Vilanova i la Geltru is a popular resort as is Castelldefels and Sitgues, among the most popular towns along this stretch of coastline.

El rei Carnestoltes, també a la Comparsa

El rei Carnestoltes, també a la Comparsa – Image Credit: Flickr.com @vilanovailageltru

With its clear waters and enjoyable environment, vacationing in a vacation leasing along this coastline provides lots of chances with Barcelona located not too far to the north east. There are lots of apartments in Barcelona, suitable for a time-out prior to investing the staying time relaxing by the swimming pool of your Costa Garraf rental property.

The Costa Daurada – the Golden Coast – of around 240km has numerous long, sandy beaches and runs from Tarragona northwards to Barcelona. Tarragona is a significant industrial port however still has numerous of the remains of its Roman history. To the south of the city is Port Aventura, among the biggest amusement park in Europe.

Costa Daurada

Costa Daurada – Image Credit: Viajes.nationalgeographic.com.es

To the north of Tarragona is the town of Sitges which is a vibrant resort and is popular among the Spanish and holidaymakers alike. The regional dining establishments serve lots of Catalan meals.

The resort of Salou and Cambrils discovered to the south are among the busiest and have safe, shallow waters which are optimal for household vacations in among the vacation villas Costa Daurada.