Costa Brava Guide for Camping Bella Terra
The Costa Brava is one of the favorite areas for hundreds of thousands of domestic and international tourists who decide to come back every year, they have fallen in love with the magic that is presented here. From Blanes to Portbou on the French border, the home of a universe that is formed by natural beauty, traditions, culture, sea, sun, history and art that will convince the visitors from the first day that you have found the perfect place for a dream vacation.
One of the reasons why the Costa Brava landscape is so popular is the beauty that radiates its paradise beaches. Family character, with easy access to a wide range (coarse, fine sand and rocky) with a pleasant temperature of the water, it’s something you should not miss.
The beaches of the Costa Brava occupy a total of 240 kilometers in the geography of the Catalan coast, and some of the most appreciated are:
Lloret de Mar
Port de la Selva
At the Costa Brava you can also enjoy the flora and fauna of various botanical gardens, where you will find a great variety and richness of vegetarian beauty. It is a very special place where indigenous plants live together with plant species from all over the world, contributing to a colorful landscape with diverse and distinctive smells. You can walk through these nature paradises with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea which will surprise you.
The most important botanical gardens on the Costa Brava are:
Lloret de Mar
Blanes – Lloret
Calella de Palafrugell
White houses and art within walking distance of the beach
Do you want to discover small white beach villages with an unforgettable natural charm? There are unique places full of beauty and culture, With paradise beaches that will delight all visitors. Cadaques, L’Escala, Aiguablava, S’Alguer, Calella de Palafrugell … Also discover the special routes Casa-Museo Dali (Cadaqués), internationally known and visited by thousands of tourists a year.
You can also drive to Empuriabrava, a place known as Catalan Venice, and admire the peculiar image of its canals.
History and culture
The Costa Brava has an artistic and cultural heritage found in the many historic buildings, ruins and excavations that are of great value. The Greek-Roman ruins of Empúries are the most visited archaeological site in Catalonia, but you can also enjoy the remains of the Greek, Roman, Iberian and medieval ruins that can be found in Tossa, Ullastret, Palamos and Pals, as well as its fascinating museums in which the numerous items of daily use of these times are retained.
In addition the old town of Girona houses beautiful winding streets of ancient stones. A visit is almost mandatory for all tourists and lovers of archeology.
All about Dalí
In Figueres, it is possible to admire the art of the surrealist genius Salvador Dalí. In fact, the artist was born and died in this town, where you can still visit the DalíTheater-Museum, a great work of the artist, with towers crowned with egg shapes and an impressive dome under which his remains rest.
Nearby, in Cadaqués, where the master’s refuge was, there is the Casa-Museum Salvador Dalí, another tourist attraction not to be missed.
Many nature trails in the area are ideal for walking in couple or family, perfect for walking, cycling, running, walking, bordering the beach, mountains …
In addition, there are routes of different difficulty levels. Do you know a better way of exercising and enjoying beautiful surroundings at the same time?
Also on the Costa Brava and the Pyrenees of Girona, you will find 8 beautiful and varied natural areas: from high mountains and unspoilt beaches and bays, lush forests, cliffs, volcanoes, wetlands, rivers and lakes …
Here are some of the most visited natural sites:
L’Estartit – Torroella de Montgrí
So close to the beach it is easy to enjoy many sports on the water. Mainly:
Girona is one of the most important gourmet and wine tourism destinations in the world. The most prominent is the combination of sea and mountains in a dish known with the same name -mar i muntanya- and combining, in a stew, products like shellfish (lobster, crayfish, shrimp, …) with others from the mountains ( including rabbit and chicken). That’s why it is possible in its gastronomy to find meat, fish, seafood and vegetables. For example, the famous Palamos shrimp, Pals rice, a Bitxo from Girona, a typical cod beignets, La Tallarina from Roses, Fresh sausage, the Perol, Sweet sausage with anchovies from L’Escala, belong to the food you should not miss during your meal residence.
Enjoy the Costa Brava!
Between beach, mountains and beautiful natural landscapes, charming fishing villages, water sports, family fun, going out, art and history and excellent cuisine, you will find the peace you need. After your stay, you can return to the routine with a charged battery.