Located in the northeast of the region of Catalonia, in northern Spain. Its outstanding beaches are part of what is known as the Costa Brava and are located in such internationally famous resorts as Tossa de Mar, Cadaqués and Portlligat.
The coastal landscapes alternate with the nature reserves of Aigüamolls de L'Empordà, Cap de Creus and the La Garrotxa volcanic area. Its northern borders are in the Catalan Pyrenees, whose ski resorts are perfect for snow tourism.This province is famous for being the home of the three most representative museums of the work of the surrealist painter Salvador Dalí: the Portlligat House-Museum, the Púbol castle and the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres. The historic and architectural treasures of the region's capital, Girona, are also well worth a visit.
Highlights of the local gastronomy include the produce from the fertile farmlands in the Empordá region and seafood from towns such as Palamós, as well as the area's internationally famous restaurants such as El Bulli.
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