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Tossa de Mar – History, Sand and Sunshine on the Costa Brava

Situated on the southernmost part of the Costa Brava, the charming seaside resort of Tossa de Mar is a popular day trip from Barcelona. Tossa’s attractions include sandy beaches and a picturesque old town whose narrow streets are lined with restaurants and bars. Not to mention the impressive 12th century medieval castle or Vila Vella. Once MORE»



Cadaqués and Salvador Dalí’s House in Portlligat

If you ask most Barcelona locals to name the most beautiful village on the Costa Brava, the chances are that they will say Cadaqués. Set in a sheltered bay on the southern side of the Cap de Creus peninsula, this small town was once a busy port who’s economy was based on fishing, wine-making and MORE»

 

Frank Gehry’s Golden Fish Sculpture

The 52m long golden fish sculpture El Peix is one of the best known and most striking landmarks on Barcelona’s seafront. It’s gold coloured stainless steel surface shines under the Mediterranean sun and changes appearance depending on the angle of the sun and the current weather conditions. The fish statue was built for the 1992 Barcelona MORE»



Sitges in Winter

Sitges is a Spanish beach resort located just 35km south of Barcelona. It is famous for it’s nightlife, beaches, carnival and the Sitges Film Festival. Sitges in winter time is a popular day trip for Barcelona residents who typically visit on Sunday and take a stroll along the seafront followed by lunch in one of MORE»