Costa Brava - Shopping and Dining
The respect and admiration that people of the land feel for their past, along with their creativity and determination to carry out their dreams, has resulted in the Costa Brava taking center stage on the gastronomic scene, starring among its more than a thousand restaurants, where visitors and locals can taste typical and traditional Mediterranean cuisine products, preserved and pampered just as much as medieval towns, the restaurant which is undoubtedly regarded as the best restaurant in the world, "El Bulli" by Ferran Adria www.elbulli.com
You can also find all the restaurants in your area at www.costabrava.org by simple choosing the town where you would like to eat in the restaurants section, anything from traditional bars that offer typical "pa amb tomàquet", to likewise typical outdoor terraces where you can taste rich seafood dishes, to a great many local restaurants where travelers can savor everyday fresh market cuisine with the best value for money.
If, in addition to the great discoveries you and your family shall make just strolling around medieval villages, learning of the surreal excess of Dali's legacy, and taking delight in great meals all through your holidays, you should be in need of a gift or perhaps a souvenir of this wonderful land, you can enjoy some shopping at the shopping centers found in the regional capital, GIRONA, or perhaps in anyone of the downtown streets lined with shops of the Platja d'Aro, Tossa de Mar or Figueres, where traditional shops mingle in with trendy fashion stores.
If you are thinking of taking home an antique medieval memento of your trip, something will surely easily be found in the area, or by simply consulting www.anticbisbal.com or www.gremi-antiquaris-brocanters-girona.com as to never forget your holidays in this beautiful land.