Costa Brava Guide

Useful resort guide for the Costa Brava, Spain.

Guide to the Towns and Resorts of the Costa Brava

Costa Brava Guide to Figueres - Figueres with its population of around 40,000 is well known as the birthplace of the famous Spanish artist Salvador Dali, and now houses a large museum dedicated to its famous son. The Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dali attracts thousands of visitors each year, and since it opened in 1974, has continued to grow into what is now the largest and most diverse collection of his travel guide: Figueres.

Costa Brava Guide to Girona - An ancient Iberian city situated in the Catalonia region of north-eastern Spain, Girona (Gerona) has a population of 86,672 (2005) and a municipal area of 79.1km2. Girona stands at the confluence of the Ter and Onyar rivers and is the capital of the province which bears the same travel guide: Girona.

Costa Brava Guide to L'Escala - Situated in a historic area which was important to the Greeks and Romans, L'Escala has a long history which mostly revolves around the fishing industry and in particular sardines and anchovies. The nearby archaeological site of Empuries (Sant Marti d'Empuries) has distinct Greek and Roman sections, and was possibly the first Greek settlement on the Iberian Peninsular, founded in around 600 travel guide: L'Escala.

Costa Brava Guide to Llafranc - Still mostly unaffected by tourism Llafranc is a beautiful coastal resort favoured by the rich of Barcelona and becoming increasingly popular with UK holidaymakers. A charming little resort with a safe, sandy travel guide: Llafranc.

Costa Brava Guide to Lloret de Mar - Probably the most popular holiday destination on the Costa Brava coastline of north-eastern Spain, Lloret de Mar is located in the Selva district (comarca) of the province of Girona, Catalonia. Having a resident population of around 34,997 (2007 census) and a land area of 48.71km2, Lloret de Mar is the second travel guide: Lloret de Mar.

Costa Brava Guide to Malgrat de Mar - Malgrat de Mar was first populated during the 13th and 14th centuries at which time it was called Vilanova de Palafolls, the first houses were constructed on a hill known as "Es Castell". The population has grown hugely in the last 50 travel guide: Malgrat de Mar.

Costa Brava Guide to Palamos - Palamos was founded as a village and new port by Peter III of Aragon on December 3rd 1279, following the silting up of the Royal Port at Torroela de Montgri, and the current town is located at the northern end of a large bay. Until the arrival of tourism in the 1960's, Palamos relied mostly on fishing and the manufacture of cork for its economic travel guide: Palamos.

Costa Brava Guide to Roses - Roses has a long and interesting history and many believe that it was founded by the Greeks in the 8th century BC and named Rhodes after their homeland, it may however be more likely that it was founded some time later in around the 5th century travel guide: Roses.

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