Catalonia with the family in terms of beaches, nature and culture

Costa Brava, Costa Barcelona, ​​Costa Daurada and Teres de Libre Are the four major seaside destinations in Catalonia. We know them by name, they are famous and legendary to some. Here are their idiosyncrasies, personalities and…our favorites. They all have this common feature: they are aimed at all generations.

Costa Brava between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean.
In the northeast of Catalonia, where the Pyrenees meet the Mediterranean, the Costa Brava is distinguished by its long beaches of fine golden sand, countless wild and isolated coves, streams and particularly attractive backwaters.

A complete and generous destination, which publishes a wide range of offers: boating, hiking, cycling, golf, health and well-being, culture … Add to this a unique gastronomy, a wide choice of accommodation.

Let’s discover the coastal sea resorts in Roses and Estartit Listed by the Association of Maritime Stations of Catalonia for the quality of its presentation.

These two resorts offer a number of water activities. For those looking for authenticity, try: sea fishing, trawling or boating and spend a day at sea discovering the daily life of a fisherman along the coast and Cap de Creus.

At L’Estartit, to test FlyBoard, this mini surfboard that is propelled by water under pressure by a jet ski motor. The surfer can then move as if he is flying and do some acrobatic tricks according to his desires. Impressive and not that hard!

To get to know the culture On the Costa Brava, the famous place. Triangle “Salvador Dali”. The tour takes you to the Dali Theater Museum in Figueres (Collection of surrealist works and Dali Guys jewelry). Then visit the Salvador Dali House Museum in Portlegate, Cadaques and Gala Dalí Castle House-Museum of PopolIn the village of La Pera, which the artist presented to his wife, Gala.

Costa Barcelona, ​​more than the beach.

One hour from Barcelona offers visitors great beaches, a full range of water sports, very picturesque fishing villages, thermal springs, Montserrat or evenMount Montseny, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Many stations have been awarded Family tourism sign: Santa Susanna, Calella, Pineda de Mar and Malgrat de Mar. Families with children will find childcare, beach play areas, babysitting services, entertainment in hotels, and children’s menus at restaurants.

Costa Daurada, the essence of the Mediterranean

From coastal pleasures and marine activities to cultural discoveries and wine tourism, 60 beaches spread over 81 km define this region, and it is full of assets.

They include Salou, Cambrils, Ametlla de Mar, and Miami Platja as well as Vandellòs i l’Hospitalet de l’Infant. Among the selection criteria, we can mention the expected importance of welcoming families, and, of course, the quality of the marine and beach activities offered.

In addition to the towns called “family tourism” (Calavel, Salou, Cambrils, Vila Seca la Pineda Platja, El Vendrell, Montañes de Prades)Young and old will find a large number of activities and services. The Basics: The Famous PortAventura World And Ferrari Land.

In terms of cultural visits, the Costa Daurada is spoiled for choice: The Roman Tarako (The ancient name of Tarragona) announced its beautiful architectural ensemble UNESCO World Heritage. Santes Creus, Poblet and Vallbona de les Monges which are home to the most beautiful Catalan monasteries

Terres de l’Ebre, unknown Catalonia

Terres de l’Ebre is located in the southern part of Catalonia, designated Biosphere Reserve by UNESCOIt stretches for more than 142 kilometers of hidden cliffs and coves, bordered by pine trees and natural beaches. In the same territory they combine unique natural spaces and cultural heritage that distinguished the main civilizations of mankind. As for the Ebro, it continues to shape the landscape before emptying into the Mediterranean.
Shake with the family to the rhythm of the nature of the Ebro Delta, with fun and educational activities: spotting birds including flamingos and storks in a kayak, pedal boat, boat or horseback riding through the Serra del Montsià.

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