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A birthplace and refuge of writers

In the words of the writer Montserrat Roig: “Blanes is a town full of history and literature”. Few places can boast of having welcomed and been a source of inspiration for authors as prolific as those...

Sea and mountain hand in hand

Having been historically distanced from inland routes, the seaside town of Tossa has always been relatively isolated from major conflicts and, despite being the target of pirate attacks, maintained an...

Banyoles, the city of the lake

The city of Banyoles grew up in the shadow of a Benedictine abbey. It was at the beginning of the ninth century that the Abbot Bonitus received this village from Count Odiló and built a temple dedicated...

A trip to the Middle Ages in Baix Empordà

Many of the towns in the Baix Empordà region remain impregnated with the feudal aroma that shaped them. We propose a route that passes through 10 towns retaining the essence of the Middle Ages.In the...

Figueres: a city devoted to Dalí

The story goes that the Figueres Dalí Theatre-Museum came to be after the city’s mayor Ramon Guardiola asked Salvador Dalí for artworks so he could open a room bearing his name in the Empordà Museum....