Recently we shared with you a couple of blogs about the beautiful coastline walk between the towns of Begur and Sant Feliu de Guíxols – and it truly is beautiful! But of course, the coast isn’t the only place where one can find beautiful scenery. In this blog we are going to cover two of the vias verdes, the cycle greenways that have been adapted from former railway lines.Continue reading “On Yer Bike – Cycle Greenways”
The typical lager style beer that every bar or restaurant has to offer is all well and good, but for some of us from countries where we are used to more variety, the lack of choice can sometimes be a little frustrating. Thankfully things are changing in this respect with more and more craft breweries popping up all over the country, and nowhere more so than in Catalunya.Continue reading “Searching for Catalan Craft Beers”
The Coastal Trail from Begur to San Feliu de Guixols
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”