BETWEEN SEA AND MOUNTAIN / CULTURE AND SPORTS
Sant Llorenç, on the outskirts of the town of Llagostera, at the foot of the Gavarres, a small mountain range that separates it from 12km from the sea of the Costa Brava and the towns of Playa de Aro, 19km Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar , Palamós and Sant Feliu de Guíxols.
- Mountain bike routes in Llagostera, access the wikiloc link: https://es.wikiloc.com/rutas/mountain-bike/espana/catalunya/llagostera
- Llagostera offers the possibility of guided tours to different places in the municipality.
Guided visits to the historic center
Guided tours around Llagostera
Guided tours: Legends of Llagostera in the old town
CALDES DE MALAVELLA
Between the Costa Brava and the Sierra de les Guilleries is the municipality of Caldes de Malavella, known for its hot springs. The thermal past of Caldes goes back to the old age, testimony of it are the Roman baths that still retain traces of this tradition. We can also visit the farm and the font of the cow, the church of Sant Esteve and Sant Maurici and Castell de Malavella.
- THERMAL WATERS: with two of the most important spas in Catalonia. VICHY CATALAN with wellness therapies and spa experiences. SPA PRATS with body and mind treatments through complementary therapies and therapists to advise you.
- PGA Golf: In a privileged natural environment, golf lovers have at their disposal two excellent 18-hole courses and complete practice facilities to enjoy a competitive round of golf or a social tournament. Our tournament calendar ensures that there is a suitable format for everyone to fully enjoy the No 1 Golf Resort in Spain.
- Visits near Caldes de Malavella:
SANT FELIU DE GUIXOLS
Sant Feliu de Guíxols is an ampurdanesa population located in the heart of the Costa Brava that, thanks to its mild climate, is surrounded by a landscape full of contrasts.
The architectural ensemble of the Benedictine monastery is the greatest heritage of the city, and retains important elements such as its oldest part, the Romanesque Porta Ferrada (10th century), which has become a symbol.
Via ferrata suitable for adults and children, experienced adventurers or beginners.
Sant Feliu de Guíxols has important marine resources, such as the area of Ametller Creek, the tip of Garbí and Vigatà Creek, which because of their ecological wealth are a paradise for divers.
The greenway, popularly known as “bike lane”, allows you to connect the city with the interior plain to Girona and Olot.
You can do the greenway walking or cycling, walking or participating in competitions such as the Trailwalker.
The long cultural and festive tradition of Sant Feliu de Guíxols is manifested in events such as the Porta Ferrada International Festival – of music, theater and dance -, which is celebrated during the summer and is the oldest event in Catalonia.
SEA / SHOPPING
Its commercial, leisure and catering offer is high level.
The sport, the culture, the celebration of great events and congresses or conventions.
Its maritime facade, with a beach of more than two kilometers and small coves to discover, is enviable.
Lovers of nature and open spaces will find, from a large beach, to small corners where water and trees practically touch and still free a small space for the most fortunate bathers. Some beaches that are privileged natural spaces, pampered by a maintenance, security and information management program that obtains, year after year, the highest awards.
Multiple possibilities for hiking and mountain biking, combining sport and leisure. Several itineraries, some taking advantage of the adequacy of the spaces formerly occupied by the train tracks, now offer the possibility of enjoying forgotten corners and areas very rich in history and culture, step by step or at the rhythm of the pedals.
The historic city of Girona, one of the most interesting in Catalonia, allows you to explore more than two thousand years of history from two fortified precincts: the Força Vella and the medieval widening. The first corresponds to the Roman foundation, and the second, to the extension of the walls during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Girona is a city on a human scale but with the appeal of big cities. Take a leisurely stroll through the historic center, visit its monuments and museums, comfortably explore its streets and squares enjoying tourist services, cultural offer, festivals, restaurants, etc. They are just some of his many proposals. Visit us at any time of the year and, if you can, come more than once, because the city is alive and always has surprises to offer.
LLORET DE MAR
Lloret de Mar, a tourist town located in the emblematic Costa Brava. Lloret de Mar, allows you to enjoy beaches of thick sand of more than a kilometer in length to beautiful hidden coves of crystalline waters. Santa Clotilde Gardens located on a cliff and with spectacular views of the sea and the Costa Brava. Sa Caleta, a beautiful cove full of fishing boats in the sand and at the foot of the photogenic Castillo d´en Plaja. Its turquoise green and transparent waters, with a seabed rich in fauna, are perfect for snorkeling or taking your first steps in scuba diving. Also in Caleta begins one of The round roads of Costa Brava. Museum of the Sea in the Indian house of Can Garriga, of great historical value and on the seafront. Hermitage and beach of Santa Cristina, Church of Sant Romà S. XVI, Cala Sa Boadella, Modernist Cemetery, Sanctuary of Sant Pere del Bosc places you have to see in Lloret de Mar.
TOSSA DE MAR
Tossa is an old fishing village with a great historical background, now known as a popular tourist destination on the Costa Brava.
Tossa is a true open-air museum. Its prehistoric vestiges give way to a Roman Turissa, a medieval Tursa and a modern Tossa first converted into a refuge for artists and intellectuals and later a generous host of tourists and visitors.
Imagine feeling in the middle of nature and enjoying the silence, knowing places in Tossa that you would have never imagined finding, a succession of cliffs and viewpoints surrounded by greens and blues, a whim of ways that play with the sea drawing incoming and outgoing, beaches and coves .
Palamós is a municipality in the Bajo Ampurdán region and is famous for its landscapes, beaches, the commercial port and the prawn. It is also famous for the number of scuba enthusiasts it attracts thanks to its fantastic sunken ship, Boreas,
For those looking for rest and tranquility it has idyllic beaches and coves. Those who think, however, on an active vacation, will have the opportunity to practice scuba diving, sailing or cruising, motor or traditional sailing, hiking, excursions and walking routes …
Palamós also has a wide commercial network and for the lovers of good cuisine the restaurants and taverns of Palamós offer a wide variety of proposals.
A little less than an hour, 72 km we have Figueres, capital of the Catalan region of Alto Ampurdán.
Figueres is a vital city to enjoy during all seasons of the year with various activities: museums, fairs, parties, leisure, shopping, sports … Visit Figueres, come to the capital of the Alt Empordà region and spend your time with experiences singular!
Walking routes to the castle of Sant Ferran, guided visits to the different museums of Salvador Dalí, cultural itineraries, night outings, shopping, sports, activities for children …
Meet the artist Salvador Dalí in his different museums that are in the city. We will be able to know the biography of his wife and muse Gala, the videos and permanent collections in the World.
The Medes Islands (Illes Medes) are an archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea formed by about seven small islands and some islets off the coast of Catalonia (northeastern Spain). It has an approximately surface of 21,5 ha. It has a seabed, favored by its proximity to the mouth of the Ter River, which attracts numerous researchers who study it every year making this maritime reserve one of the most important in the Mediterranean and the largest in Catalonia.
At the northern end of the Serralada Litoral, there are Les Gavarres, a forest area of great landscape value. Its rounded shapes draw the profile of an area that has evolved with its people but always at a different rate than the rest of its region. And it is that the Gavarres still retain that peace of the ancient settlers, the colors of the carved fields and the unmistakable green of the Mediterranean forest. With small rural centers scattered throughout the mountains, les Gavarres not only offer the possibility of hiking or cycling routes. In every town, in every corner, on every road, you can find a way to live for those who inhabit it. Romanesque hermitages, ancient mills and infinite forests break with the urbanity of the nearest areas.
Mountainous area surrounded by oak forests and cork oaks, will make you enjoy excursions full of sensations and discoveries.