Destination Spotlight: Costa Brava! The enchanting coastal region located in Northeastern Spain, a place that you absolutely must visit due to its “moderate climate, beautiful beaches, and charming towns”, as described by the National Geographic.
It is the perfect destination for beach lovers with its miles of golden sand beaches and turquoise waters. In addition, it contains many historical elements including both art and architecture, consists of a multitude of diverse towns, with a variety of delicious food that is sure to please. Costa Brava can appeal to an abundance of people due to all it has to offer.
Costa Brava is located within the province of Girona, and is divided up in two areas: Alt Empordà, the northern portion, and Baix Empordà, the southern portion of Costa Brava. Baix Empordà is an enchanting area with much ground to explore with its rolling countryside and never ending flat plains. Alt Empordà is known for its outstanding geographical location in the most northeastern area of the Iberian Peninsula where sea meets mountain. Both of these areas rely on the interesting landscape of the Empordà, making it such a unique setting because of its contrasting lands.
Tossa de Mar, Calella de Palafrugell, Begur and Cadaqués, to name just a few, are historic fishermen’s villages with a great deal of history within them. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea they offer a wide variety of activities allowing you to explore all of the landscapes, beaches, monuments, and stunning coves that are characteristic of this region. There are plenty of festivities to join in on in order to soak up the most culture you can, such as fairs, markets, fiestas, and ancient traditions. As well as plenty of sporty ventures such as skydiving, scuba diving, mountain biking, hiking, golfing, football, paddle, tennis and sailing – there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Along with these, Costa Brava also includes Peretallada, a medieval walled town with its own castle, cobbled streets and the most romantic of atmospheres. Peretallada carries such a historical essence it’s like going back in time. It is only a few streets in size, with pretty cobbled streets and elegant ancient homes. It also boasts an array of dining distinct to the area, mountains and sea. Peretallada has such an archaic charm about it, it is truly a unique experience – a must see when you are in the region!
For art lovers, the fascinating artist Salvador Dali´s museum is located in Figueres, Spain, allowing a very surrealistic visit for guests. His museum boasts his striking pieces and captures the nature of Dali and all of his intriguing work. Everything in it was a design of Dali himself; it encompasses his exclusive world entirely. Even the least art savvy individual can´t help but be captivated by this rare experience. And for all art lovers out there, you can even schedule a guided tour of Dali’s home in Port Lligat, just a few kilometers from Figueres, where you will get to see his studio, where the views from his window will be sure to remind you of many of his paintings.
Do you have any questions or are you still having trouble deciding on whether the Costa Brava is the perfect location to host your Destination Wedding? Contact us anytime! We will be happy to schedule an initial consultation and your wedding in further detail!