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  • Barcelona.

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    Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://www.barcelonaturisme.com/. Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and the most beautiful examples of 20th century Modernism and avant-garde. It is no surprise that emblematic constructions by t…

  • Arties.

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    Arties. Naut Aran. Lleida. (Catalonia) Nature, mountains and Romanesque art in the Arán Valley. Arties is at 1,114 metres above sea level and is in a small opening in the High Arán Valley. It is dominated by the Montarto peak, which reaches almost 3,000 metres. Outstanding in the old part is the San…

  • Begur.

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    Begur. Girona. (Catalonia) In the southern coast of Baix Empordà we find the town of Begur. In this sector of Costa Brava (the littoral of Gerona) mountains dive into the Mediterranean sea, forming small coves and sandy beaches among rocky cliffs. Pine forests go all the way to the shore, surroundin…

  • Cadaqués.

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    Cadaqués. Girona. (Catalonia) Situated right on the Cap de Creus peninsula, Cadaqués is one of the most symbolic places on the Gironese Costa Brava. Its rocky coast, fringed by beautiful beaches and quiet coves, forms one of its main attractions, together with the incredible landscape offered by the…

  • Castell d'Aro.

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    Castell d'Aro. Castell-Platja d'Aro. Girona. (Catalonia) Castell d'Aro, a few kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea, has within its municipal boundaries, one of the busiest places on the Costa Brava: Platja d'Aro. The town, which began around this defensive fortification, is a Site of National Inter…

  • Colera.

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    Colera. Girona. (Catalonia) Incredible beaches and a small fishing village. Several prehistoric funereal monuments show that Platja d'Aro was an important settlement in the most distant times. There is also evidence of Roman presence in the village, from the Plá de Palol archaeological site. The roo…

  • Llançà.

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    Llançà. Girona. (Catalonia) Located in Alt Empordà, only 160 km away from Barcelona, and 15 km away from the border with France, the village of Llançá has become a popular holiday destination for those seeking peace and quiet.The town is also remarkable because of its historic-artistic heritage, of …

  • Lloret de Mar.

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    Lloret de Mar. Girona. (Catalonia) On the most southerly part of the Costa Brava, lies the town of Lloret de Mar. With a deep seaside tradition, today it is one of the largest tourist centres on Girona's sea front. Beaches and coves with clear water combine with an interesting historic centre and a …

  • Lérida.

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    … Lleida. Lleida. (Catalonia) In the centre of the fertile plain of the river Segre sits Lleida, a city which has played host to several cultures through its history. Prominent atop a hill in the historic quarter of the city is the old cathedral or Seu Vella, symbol of the capital.  .…

  • El Perelló.

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    … Perelló, El. Tarragona. (Catalonia) Beaches, mountains and rich cultural heritage The origins of Perelló go back into prehistory, as can be seen from the Cabra-Feixet rock paintings, which have received the World Heritage designation. The village was an important Roman settlement, and there are many…

  • Hostalets de Bas.

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    … 17177. Hostalets de Bas. Vall d'en Bas, La. Girona. (Catalonia) Hostalets de Bas is located in the province of Girona, in the region of La Garrotxa, near the Volcanic Zone Natural Park. Calle Teixeida has been declared a National Historic-Artistic Monument. The village was built around a few lodging…

  • L'Estartit.

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    … Estartit, L'. Torroella de Montgrí. Girona. (Catalonia) Unspoilt natural surroundings on the Costa Brava. L'Estartit is most outstanding for its interesting landscapes and stunning natural beauty, with views over the bay, the Medes Islands and the surrounding protected countryside. Within the villag…

  • L'Espluga de Francolí.

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    … Espluga de Francolí, L'. Tarragona. (Catalonia) In the middle of the Conca de Barberà region, astride the lands of the interior and the Tarragona coast is L’Espluga de Francolí. Surrounded by a leafy natural area, this town is closely linked to wine production, as is shown by one of the architectura…

  • Alcanar.

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    Alcanar. Tarragona. (Catalonia) A fishing town with exquisite gastronomy. Alcanar is in lands washed by the Ebro River. Its origins go back to the Iberian settlement of Moleta del Remei (7th-2nd centuries BC), although it was later occupied by the Romans, and then by the Moors, who introduced numero…

  • Alós d'Isil.

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    … Alos d'Isil. Alt Àneu. Lleida. (Catalonia) Stunning natural surroundings in the Pyrenees. Alós d'Isil is in the Àneu Valley, in the heart of the Pyrenees, close to the Aigüestortes National Park and Sant Maurici Lake. It is located at over one thousand metres above sea level, alongside the Noguera P…

  • Besalú.

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    Besalú. Girona. (Catalonia) Besalú, in the province of Girona, is a monumental example of the Catalan Middle Ages. Located in the region of La Garrotxa, the town is only steps away from the spectacular scenery of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa Nature Reserve, on the last spurs of the eastern secti…

  • Calella.

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    Calella. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Calella, the holiday capital of the Costa del Maresme, has numerous outdoor terraces, restaurants and a lively nightlife which –along with its beaches– all make it an attractive destination for visitors. The town centre of Calella extends for three kilometres and is b…

  • Castelldefels.

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    Castelldefels. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://www.castelldefelsturisme.com. Castelldefels is located at the heart of Costa del Garraf, between the mountainous landscape of the massif of Garraf and the Mediterranean. More than five kilometres worth of fine beaches are found there, only a few minutes a…

  • Montfalcó Murallat.

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    Montfalcó Murallat. Oluges, Les. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: ajuntament@oluges.ddl.net / turisme@santramon.ddl.net. http://oluges.ddl.net/. Set atop an oval shaped ridge, Montfalcó Murallat is a splendid example of a mediaeval walled village which has been perfectly conserved to the present day. Its…

  • Esterri d'Aneu.

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    Esterri d'Aneu. Esterri d'Àneu. Lleida. (Catalonia) Mountains and valleys outline the landscape that surrounds Esterri D’Àneu, in the region of Pallars Sobirà, Lerida. This natural setting is excellent for taking excursions to discover the Aigüestortes National Park.Sheltered by the castle of Valenc…

  • Figueres.

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    Figueres. Girona. (Catalonia) Figueres, county capital of Alt Empordà, extends over a river plain situated inland in the province of Girona. Known as the home of Salvador Dalí, this town with deep Catalan roots offers visitors the chance to go to the Dalí Theatre-Museum, dedicated to the genius of s…

  • Banyoles.

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    Banyoles. Girona. (Catalonia) Eighteen kilometres away form Girona, in the vicinity of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa Nature Reserve, we find the town of Banyoles. Between Sierra Rocacorba and the Fluvià and Terri rivers, this town enjoys an incomparable natural setting. Surrounded by green hills,…

  • Balaguer.

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    Balaguer. Lleida. (Catalonia) Rich heritage. Balaguer is between the plain and mountains of Lleida, close to the Segre River. It is outstanding for its cultural wealth and stunning landscapes, and for its unique heritage, the fruit of its Moorish past and its position as capital of the County of Urg…

  • Canet de Mar.

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    Canet de Mar. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Modernism for all to see. Historic Canet de Mar, on the coast of Barcelona province, has an interesting town centre. Its streets are packed with Modernist buildings by architects like Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Pere Domènech i Roura, Lluís Domènech and Antoni Puig i…


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