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Girona City is 103 kilometers to the northeast of Barcelona. It's a good tourist place, so many tourists fly into Girona on one of the many budget airlines and then make their way to Barcelona or the Costa Brava. The Girona Tourist Guide will help you arrange your visit to Girona in Spain.
While you're in Barcelona in the evening, grab some new friends from the hostel and go check out the "Magic Fountains" nighttime fountains/lights show (ask your hostel front desk person for directions).
Olot, the capital of the comarca (county) of Garrotxa, Catalonia, is surrounded by mountains and plateaus. On its plains run the Fluvia River and Riudaura stream. Because of these unique geological features, Olot and the surrounds of Garrotxa are more humid than other nearby areas. Olot is famous for the Garrotxa …
Mataro, the capital and largest city of the comarca (county) of Maresme, Catalonia, is located thirty kilometers north of Barcelona. Mataro is famous for its beaches and Roman archeological sites and is agreeable for tourists who are either looking for adventure and relaxation or for rediscovering a quiet past. …
If you're looking for a Barcelona hostel, this is the place to find out everything you need to know to chose the best one. Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. It impresses with a maritime setting and is largely influenced by famous architect Gaudi. The city is divided into …
Calella is seaside town in the comarca (county) of Maresme, Catalonia. The town sits facing the Mediterranean Sea, and because of its climate and long stretch of beach, Calella is known as the tourist capital of Maresme. The lifestyle in Calella is diverse and lively, attracting hip tourists from all over Europe ( …
Sitges, a town in the comarca (county) of Garraf, Catalonia, is one of the most famous seaside beach towns in Catalonia and the economy is centered on its tourism, arts, culture, and other holiday and vacation activities. Historically, the town of Sitges survived on the agricultural production and winemaking industry …
Altafulla is a coastal town in the comarca (county) of the Tarragones, Catalonia. Altafulla sits in front of the Balearic Sea, sometimes called the Iberian Sea, part of the bigger Mediterranean Sea. Altafulla is known for its warm and quiet atmosphere. Altafulla used to be a medieval fortification on the hills beside …
La Seu d'Urgell, the capital city of the comarca (county) of Alt Urgell, Catalonia, is located between the confluence of the Segre River and Gran Virala River. The original meaning of the name of La Seu d'Urgell has to do with water. Because of its position and location as one of the main junctions of communication and …
Lleida, a capital city of the Province of Lleida and the comarca (county) of Segria, Catalonia, is the largest and the most populous city in the province and comarca. The history of Lleida is long and is closely connected with the history of Catalonia and Spain. Various events shaped Lleida, including the residency of …
Tarragona is the capital city of the province of the same name in the comarca (county) of Tarragones, Catalonia. While it is sometimes confused with the larger province of the same name and the comarca of Tarragones as a whole, Tarragona the city is mostly portrayed by its urbanity, archeological site, seaside …
Poble Nou del Delta is a village in the comarca (county) of Tarragona, Catalonia. The name Poble Nou del Delta means New Town of the Delta. Poble Nou del Delta is relatively a new village created by the various political and agricultural changes in the last century. Poble Nou del Delta is located in the delta of …
Queralbs, in the comarca (county) of Ripollès, Catalonia, is one of the towns located in the valleys of the Pyrenees, south of the France border. Queralbs is an old town that dates back to medieval times -- the first mention of Queralbs was as “Keros Albos” in the consecration act of the church of La Seu d’Urgell in …
Coma-Ruga is part of El Vendrell, the town capital of the comarca (county) of Baix Penedes, or Lower Penedes, Catalonia. Coma-Ruga is one of the three maritime districts of El Vendrell. Coma-Ruga is famous as one of Spain’s summer vacation sites; the beach is open to the public. The town accommodates a host of posh …
Girona, a city in the comarca (county) of Girones, Catalonia, is one of the major cities in Catalonia. Girona is the cultural, political, and economic center of Girones. Because of its easy access to and from Barcelona and other nearby towns and municipalities, Girona is a popular side trip and halfway point for …
Planoles is located in the comarca (county) of El Ripolles, Catalonia. Like the rest of El Ripolles, Planoles is located in the southern slopes of the Pyrenees and is one of the towns that flourished between the river valleys of Rigard and Ribes. Planoles is fairly a small town and populated with more than three …
El Masnou, a town in the comarca (county) of Maresme, Catalonia, is closely related culturally and economically to Barcelona. Aside from the nineteenth-century, rustic Mediterranean atmosphere, El Masnou also excels in recreational fishing, sailing, boating, and yachting. The wide beach of El Masnou is home to the …
L'Espluga de Francoli, in the comarca (county) of Tarragona, Catalonia, is sometimes referred to only as Espulga or Francoli. The term “espluga” is from the Latin word spelunca, meaning “cave.” L'Espluga de Francoli boasts some of the world’s most stunning and beautiful caves and caverns. Half of the economy of L' …
Tossa de Mar, a seaside town in the comarca (county) of Selva, Catalonia, was previously known as Tossa. Because of its location, it was officially renamed as Tossa de Mar, or Tossa of the Sea. Like many towns in Catalonia, Tossa de Mar has a long history that dates back to the Neolithic period. Ancient Iberian tribes …
Cabrera de Mar is a town in the comarca (county) of Maresme, Catalonia. It is located in a small valley between the hills of Burriac and Montcabrer and gorgeously opens to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. With its splendid location, Cabrera de Mar allows residents and visitors the unique climate and atmosphere …