The Spanish Road Safety Act has been amended since last year and the Guardia Civil may now, in certain circumstances, stop your car and actually prevent you driving any further by clamping it, or in some cases even confiscate your vehicle altogether!
Most of the rules are probably the same or similar to those in your home country but we suggest you have a read of the following points just to be sure you don’t get caught out and end up off the road.
Continue reading “Don’t let them take your wheels!”
As a quick follow-up to our recent blog about “Driving in Spain”, here’s a list of what is obligatory by Spanish law to have in your vehicle at all times:
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The Coastal Trail from Begur to San Feliu de Guixols
Continue reading “Camino de Ronda (Part 1)”
La Costa Brava translates as the Wild Coast in English, and although those of us from more northern climes and especially anyone familiar with the Atlantic Ocean might think the “wild“ moniker is a bit of an exaggeration, there is a lot of very rugged coast along here and it is really the physical nature of the coastline that earns it the name Costa Brava rather than anything to do with the weather. (Thankfully!) If you want to really experience the best of this coastline the best way to do so is by going for a walk along the caminos de ronda, which can loosely be translated as ‘coastline walks’, although there are caminos into the interior too.
In this new blog in our ‘Local Products’ series, we would like to introduce you to Can Solivera where they produce some of the best quality artisanal extra virgin olive oil you will ever find, not just on the Costa Brava, but anywhere!
Continue reading “Can Solivera – The House of the Olive Grove”