During summer in Spain it seems there are endless festivals and concerts occurring all over the country. Of all the festivals there is one which stands out from the rest, the Cap Roig Festival. Performing at this year’s festival will be Elton John, Mark Knopfler, Diana Krall and many others. The festival runs from the 20th of July to the 16th August 2013.
Of all the Easter celebrations in Spain, the best known are in Andalucia, the solemn processions of Seville, Granada and Malaga come to mind. However there are many places where antique and interesting traditions are maintained. One of these occurs in Verges on the Costa Brava.
For anyone who fancies taking a breather during the December holidays, or going for a winter break to the Costa Brava, we’ve got an incredible villa to recommend: the Island Villa in L’Estartit. The Villa is an authentic farmhouse from the 19th century, which was reformed five years ago. It’s ideal for getting in touch with nature and it just 2 km from the beach.
The Costa Brava is about much more than lying on a beach and sunning yourself. Its deep crystal blue waters are the ideal place to experiment with new sensations and inject some energy into your holiday. The watersports you can try in the Costa Brava include scuba diving, sailboating, windsurfing, jet-skiing and kayaking.
From the Tomatina to the Easter processions, passing through the Patchwork Festival of Sitges, it’s clear than in Spain there’s festivals of all types and for all tastes. And as variety is the spice of life, today we’d like to talk about one of the most flavoursome culinary festivals: the Anchovy Festival of L’Escala, in the Costa Brava.
The nights of Dali will be celebrating their 21st edition this year. In its day, the initiative of opening the museum during the summer nights was a risky proposition, but when visits kept growing year upon year, they realised they were onto something.
Every year, during the month of July, the sky of Blanes, Spain, is lit up with scandalous colours, explosions and serpentine forms to celebrate "Focs de Blanes", a spectacular firework festival.
The Costa Brava is the perfect example of the symbiosis between the sea, mountain, art and history. Despite this, this region is mostly known for its beaches with deep blue waters, surrounded by green, almost virgin, countryside.
The Costa Brava is a dream location, which offers numerous leisure activities for some unforgettable holidays, making it more than just virgin beaches and wild landscapes. To make sure that you don’t get lost during your first retreat to this paradise destination here are a few things to see and do on the Costa Brava in our little guide of the region’s highlights.
The Costa Brava, in addition to the beauty of the natural surroundings, possesses an abundance of cultural heritage with medieval art featuring amongst the most impressive. A large amount of mediaeval remains hide amongst the green mountains and towns on the Costa Brava. Here are some of them:
Would you like to travel back in time? Do you know what life was like in the medieval times, to attend a knights joust or listen to the languid notes of a minstrel? Then, between the 9th and 11th of September you have to pay a visit to Castelló d’Empúries town.
The Costa Brava is a region that has a lot to offer. Not only does it have beautiful green landscapes, a pleasant climate and little beaches hidden amongst towering cliffs, but over the summer the area is buzzing and there are many activities on offer which you can take part in, and festivals that you can go to.