The medieval villages of the Costa Brava

The hinterland of the Costa Brava is dotted with ancient villages. Often located on promontories, their homes wrap around the center of the village.

The medieval villages of the Costa Brava

The hinterland of the Costa Brava is dotted with ancient villages. Often located on promontories, their homes wrap around the center of the village. The village of Pals is beautiful. Small detours to discover other villages of the region:

Peratallada

The village owes its name to the moat carved into the stone. This beautiful old village is considered one of the best examples of medieval architecture of the Empordà. It is very pleasant to walk in the streets of other times. The village boasts many restaurants.
Peratallada is 10 km from the house.

Peratallada

Madreyana

Hidden village de l’Emporda, near Girona. Streets, church, arches, all near the « Gavarres » forest .
Madreyana is 20 km from the house.

Madreyana

Vulpellac

Some streets surround themselves around the castle and the church. Vulpellac has a structure typical of medieval towns of the Empordà. The stones are tinged with ocher. If you go to the next village, made ??a short stop, you will not regret it.
Vulpellac is 15 km from the house.

Monells

Right next to La Bisbal d’Emporda, you will find this small medieval jewel. Remains of the old wall, alleys intertwined under houses and arches on the plaza Major give a very particular character to Monells.
Monells is 20 km from the house.
monells

Tossa de Mar

The medieval jewel of the Costa Brava in a beautiful location. This village was fortified to meet the pirate invasions . Wedged between the steep cliffs of the Costa Brava , Tossa de Mar offers visitors an enchanting setting. The walls of the fortified village framed by the beaches on the blue background of the sea. Unforgettable!
Tossa de Mar is 60 km from the house .

tossa de mar

and much more

For lovers of old stones , visits are almost endless with little-known villages Ullastret , Canapost , La Bisbal d’Emporda , Gualta and its bridge , Torroella de Montgri and its castle.

Farther inland, lies the village of Besalu with its magnificent bridge.

besalu

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