Wild coastlines, proud cities, golden beaches in the middle of a magical nature as a round gefuttertes triangle lies Catalonia in Northeast Spain. Like the country as little features of Mar i muntanya kitchen could resist, as the gourmets who love the region because of its culinary diversity of sea and mountain. The proud Catalonia is home to artists, architects and poets. Salvador Dali, Joan Miro and Antoni Gaudi were inspired by the impressive landscape. Between the Delta of the Ebro river and the Pyrenees with rugged coastal beaches and bustling cities with quaint villages alternate. Life plays in Girona, Barcelona, Tarragona. It pulsates but also in the village of Espolla, in the quiet Gualba or on the southernmost tip of Catalonia, in Alcanar count just 500 inhabitants.
From such, selected locations, you can enjoy relaxed even the popular Costa Brava and the Costa Daurada with no less lively. Retreat places on the Costa Brava, only the lovingly restored medieval town of pals is located four kilometers from the long sandy beach, Platja de Pals away. In the middle of the natural Idyll land Hotel Mas Salvi is there”. The romantic Villa from the 17th century is surrounded by a private forest and delightful gardens. A little further in the enchanting hinterland of the Costa Brava, the villages are Espolla and Gualba. Espolla is dominated by the Mediterranean side of the Pyrenees. “Between dolmen and menhirs, located in the historic town center, a special vacation home can be found here: plain outside, inside intricately designed, with only six rooms, the hotel Canaleta Heras is” a dream come true for those seeking tranquility.
Also Gualba is located in charming nature in the middle of the only biosphere region of Catalonia. From Hotel Masferrer”, you toured an impressive building from the 13th century, at the foot of the mountain Montseny either through the hills of the nature park or make excursions to the beach, Girona and Barcelona. Lively cities in view of wide golden beaches of the Costa Daurada gave their name. However, in the “hilly hinterland of the province Tarragona grows another treasure: the famous Cava”, a sparkling sparkling wine is exported from here to the whole world. “Three Fincas with much history and even more charm can be found in the midst of the vineyards: the hotel CAL Barber” in the small town of Botarell, the majestic five-star hotel MAS Passamaner ‘in La Selva del camp and the Finca MAS can Ros’ in the former monastery village les ordres. The capital of the province of Tarragona and the fabulous beaches of the Costa Daurada are from the quiet, often against the Tuscany hinterland, to reach quickly. Even more close to the Sea offers the Finca Tancat de Codorniu”in Alcanar, on the southernmost tip of Catalonia. The 19th-century estate is separated from the sea only by an Orange Grove. At that time estimated Alfons XII., King of Spain, close to the beautiful beaches. Even in the Centre of the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona, there to discover quiet refuges. Hotel Neri H & R”is a Palace in the heart of the medieval district of Barrio Gotico, directly at the Placa de San Felipe Neri. Designer shops, tapas bars, restaurants and museums are located right outside the front door and when the countryside attracts a way back from Barcelona in the hinterland.