Choose a campsite on the Costa Brava with the whole family to this wonderful destination. The most beautiful beaches, rugged coves, the world-renowned museums... what a holiday!
The Costa Brava has the most beautiful coasts in Europe. The rugged pink rocks contrast beautifully with the blue of the sea and fishing villages are very welcoming. The Costa Brava is far from unknown, but nonetheless boasts of Blue Flag beaches with clear waters and romantic coves.
In general, the north remains the most authentic area. If you love chaos then Lloret de Mar and Pineda de Mar are the perfect destinations. There are also the quietest places where you can taste the real Costa Brava - literally - because of the splendid local Catalan cuisine. If you want to go on a cultural journey you can walk in the footsteps of Dali, as there are three museums dedicated to him!
Average Temperature: 28 Degrees
Medieval villages such as Besalu have many traces of the past
Take a dip in the Medas Islands underwater nature reserve. Nice!
Finish your meal with sweet crema catalana, a variant of crème brulée
Take a stroll down the Santa Anna shopping street in L'Estartit and soak up the atmosphere
In the small town of Besalu the Río Fluvià enchants with its medieval townscape and historical landmarks. The best way to discover Besalu on a family holiday is on foot, because that way you also get into the narrowest alleys. And don't miss the monastery church of Sant Pere de Besalu, the church of Sant Vicenç and the Church Hospital Sant Julià from the inside.
In fishing villages like Lloret de Mar, Empuriabrava or Palamos the "Fiestas del Carmen" place every year in July. In sumptuous processions is a statue of Carmen, the patron saint of fishermen brought to the Mediterranean. It is vigorously celebrated and the traditional Catalan folk dance "Sardanas" are demonstrated by the locals.
On family holiday on the Costa Brava there is only one place for a major shopping trip: Barcelona. While driving time from Blanes is around 1.5 hours, the upscale boutiques of "Passeig de Gràcia" and "Carrer de Pelayo" are always worth it. Even if you only go window shopping, it's a good chance to explore some of the sights of Barcelona.
On the Costa Brava lots of fish and seafood is eaten. A typical specialty is "Esqueixada", a kind of salad with cod and tomato. For dessert, the sweet "Crema Catalana", the Spanish version of the "crème brulée" beckons