Visit Catalonia: tourism and sightseeing

Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Catalonia with full reviews on Spain This Way...

Barcelona (Barcalona Province)

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Barcelona is a city with fabulous art museums, Gaudi architecture and lots more. It is one of our favourite cities. [...]

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Begur (Girona Province)

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Begur is a charming village set a little inland with good bus links to its beaches on the Costa Brava. [...]

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Besalu (Girona Province)

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Besalu is a magnificent medieval town dominated by an 11th century fortified bridge. [...]

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Blanes (Girona Province)

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Blanes is a must for garden lovers with the Blanes' Botanical Garden, the Jardi Botanic Mar i Murtra, designed by Karl Faust in 1928. [...]

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Cadaques (Girona Province)

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CadaquƩs is one of the most picturesque villages in Spain and nearby Portlligat is the home of the Casa-Museu Salvador Dali. [...]

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Calella-de-Palafrugell (Girona Province)

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Calella-de-Palafrugell is one of the most beautiful villages on the Costa Brava coast. [...]

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Cardona (Barcelona Province)

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Cardona has a 13thCentury castle renovated in the 18th century and which is now one of the luxurious Paradors of Spain. [...]

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Castello d'Empuries (Girona Province)

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Castello d'Empuries is an interesting medieval village with a huge church. It is a small distance inland of Roses. [...]

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Eixample, Barcelona (Barcelona Province)

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The Eixample district of Barcelona is home to the largest number of Art Nouveau buildings in Spain with many examples by Gaudi. [...]

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Empuries (Girona Province)

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Empuries is a fascinating archealogical site containing a Greek and Roman colony [...]

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Figueres (Girona Province)

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Figueres is home of the unmissable Salvador Dali museum (Teatro-Museo Dali). [...]

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Girona (Girona Province)

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Girona is an ancient, walled city with an attractive riverside. It is a great destination for a weekend break. [...]

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Jardins de Cap Roig (Girona Province)

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Jardins de Cap Roig is a beautiful garden in a beautiful cliff-top location with sweeping views over the sea. [...]

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L'Estartit (Girona Province)

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L'Estartit is a popular resort on the Costa Brava. It makes a good base for visiting the area. [...]

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Lleida (Lleida Province)

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Lleida has a large ruined fort, La Suda, and an outstanding cathedral, the Seu Vell [...]

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Lloret de Mar (Girona Province)

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Lloret de Mar is one of Spain's most popular tourist resorts. It is lively but has retained its charm. [...]

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Monestir de Montserrat (Barcelona Province)

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The Monestir de Montserrat has a beautiful mountain setting close to Barcelona.It is one of the most famous Catholic pilgrim sites. [...]

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Monestir de Poblet (Tarragona Province)

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The Monestir de Poblet is one of the most important in Spain and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [...]

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Montblanc (Tarragona Province)

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Montblanc is a beautiful, walled town with a number of Romanesque and Gothic monuments to see. [...]

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Montjuic, Barcelona (Barcelona Province)

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From the Montjuic district of Barcelona you can get some great views over the city and also see some grat sights. [...]

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Olot (Girona Province)

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Olot is an attractive town in the Baixa Garrotxa volcanic region. The area has thirty volcanic cones. [...]

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Palamos (Girona Province)

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Palamos is an attractive port town on the Costa Brava.Its pleasant old town winds uphill from the beach. [...]

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Pals (Girona Province)

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Pals is a lovely medieval village that has been beautifully restored. Pals is home to an important international golf course. [...]

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Peratallada (Girona Province)

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Peratallada is a medieval village, and is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. [...]

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Platja d'Aro (Girona Province)

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Platja d'Aro is a popular beach resort with a large sandy beach and lots of facilities. [...]

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PortAventura (Tarragona Province)

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PortAventura is one of Europe's biggest theme parks. It is a great family attraction. [...]

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Portlligat (Girona Province)

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Portlligat is a quaint fishing village and home to the house of Salvador Dali which is well worth visiting. [...]

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Pubol (Girona Province)

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Pubol is home to the Casa-Museu Castell Gala Dali. The elephant statues in the garden and the collection of Gala's dresses are highlights. [...]

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Roses (Girona Province)

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Roses is an ancient Greek settlement which is now the biggest resort on the northern stretch of the Costa Brava. [...]

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Salou (Tarragona Province)

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Salou is the main resort on the Costa Dorado coast. It is situated next to the Port Aventura theme park. [...]

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Sant Feliu de Guixols (Girona Province)

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Sant Feliu de Guixols is a relaxed resort with a Benedictine monastery. The town has an interesting mix of colonial and Moorish architecture. [...]

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Santa Pau (Girona Province)

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Santa Pau is a medieval village in the Baixa Garrotxa volcanic region. This is a great area for hiking. [...]

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Sitges (Barcelona Province)

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Sitges is a highlight of the coastal towns south of Barcelona. It has some excellent Modernist architecture. [...]

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Tarragona (Tarragona Province)

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Tarragona's roman ruins are one of the World Heritage Sites in Catalonia. It also has a medieval old town. [...]

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Tossa-de-Mar (Girona Province)

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Tossa de Mar is a very attractive mid-sized resort on the Costa Brava which has retained its character. [...]

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Water World (Girona Province)

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Water World at Lloret de Mar is one of Catalonia's biggest water parks. It is very popular with families. [...]

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