The charming village of Begur is a wonderful weekend getaway spot, ideally located for exploring some of the most beautiful calas the Costa Brava has to offer. Read more

Weekend away


Cala d'Aiguablava near Begur. Photo by Myriam Thyes (CC-BY-SA-4.0).

In the second installment of our 12 favorite coves along the Costa Brava, we share six unmissable coves starting at Palamós and work our way up the coast to to the wild and remote Cala Taballera near Port de la Selva. Read more



Cala Pola, Toss del Mar, photo by VRoig (CC BY 2.0).

From the easily accessible to the remote and secluded, we share our 12 favorite coves along the Costa Brava. In the first installment this week we share six unmissable coves starting at Blanes and work our way up the coast to Sant Antoni de Calonge. Read more


Sailing, surfing and sand ... Catalunya is celebrated for its beautiful beaches, but it offers so much more. Discover five of our favorite places to kayak in the region and where to go to get on the water. Read more


With Wifitakeaway you can stay connected wherever you travel in Europe; use Google Maps, find new restaurants, tweet, share all your beautiful photos and even call home. Read more



Girona, Temps de Flors. Photo by Joan (Flickr).

Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses this month at Girona Temps de Flors. Read more



La Conca de Barberà. Photo by Angela Llop (Flickr).

Water, wine and ancient architecture define this rustic region in the south of Catalunya. Read on to find out where to go, the best places to stay and why the region is definitely worth a visit. Read more

Weekend away


Aqüeducte de les Ferreres (Pont del Diable). Photo by Tara Shain.

There’s Tarragona the city and Tarragona the municipality, but how much do you know about Tarragonès the county? Read more

Weekend away


Castell de Rocafort, Pont de Vilomara i Rocafort. Photo by Carlos Iborra.

The "comarca" of Bages (pronounced “BAH-jehs”) is central to Catalunya in both location and its place in Catalan culture, offering countryside and many towns to explore near the stunning Montserrat mountain range. Read more

Day Trips


Congost de Mont-rebei. Photo by Diana Delgado Pineda.

Congost de Mont-rebei's striking bright blue waters paired with high cliffs make the landscape incredible to witness Read more

Weekend away


Rupit Village. Photo by Tara Shain.

Cracking the history of Rupit - discover the must see sights of this out-of-the-way medieval village. Read more

Weekend away

Besalu Bridge

Photo by Miki Pons.

La Garrotxa is arguably one of the most beautiful regions in Catalunya. Located among the foothills of the Pyrenees in the province of Girona, this sparsely populated, fertile land is filled with high ridges, deep valleys, rivers and forests... Read more

Weekend away

Miravet and the Ebre river from Castell de Miravet

Photo by Xavi López.

Take a trip to the south of Catalunya to see the varied delights of this region. Read more

Day Trips

Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Poblet

Photo by Mattana

This picturesque route—a 105 kilometer, circular section of the GR 175 hiking trail—takes you through rural countryside and ancient villages against a backdrop of the soaring Prades Mountains. Read more


Escape to the Pyrenean foothills for beautiful scenery and Catalan traditions. Read more


An ideal seaside escape within easy reach of the city. Read more

Day Trips


Photo by Oarranzli

A peaceful escape is closer than you think. Read more


There’s more to see than a monastery at this pilgrimage site. Read more

Day Trips


Photo by Carol Moran

The natural beauty of the Ordesa Y Monte Perdido Parque Nacional is the stuff of legends. Read more


This commuter town north of Barcelona boasts an ancient winemaking history and expansive natural landscapes. Read more

Day Trips

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    Rupit Village. Photo by Tara Shain.

  • Miqvé de Besalú

    Photo by Raimer.

    Miqvé de Besalú

    Miqvé de Besalú.

  • Vall d'en Bas, La Garrotxa

    Photo by Tara Shain

    Vall d'en Bas, La Garrotxa

  • Besalu Bridge

    Photo by Miki Pons.

    Besalu Bridge

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