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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.
What to visit
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Places not to be missed
Salvador Dalí's house in Port Lligat
The Port Lligat House-Museum is formed by a series of fishermen's…
La Garrotxa Volcanic Area Nature Reserve
It has a rich and varied vegetation with a predominance of holm…
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