To discover Llançà is to discover the Mediterranean. Historically it was a town that grew far from the sea out of fear of pirates, yet which, over the years, has recovered its seaside territory. There you will find hospitable people, who always have a smile for you, as well as a great deal of heritage left by the footprints of numerous civilisations.
In addition to its breathtaking scenery and architecture, Llançà also has a wide array of cultural options, which include numerous art exhibitions and activities (theatre, film and musicals) throughout the year. The five-hundred activities organised each summer ensure you will have quite an active stay! And each evening you will be able to unwind on the beach.
A genuine oasis of leisure and wellness. This five-star hotel is the ideal place to enjoy all of life’s pleasures. With 62 rooms, 54 double rooms and 8 suites, and stunning views of the Albera hills and the Pyrenees, at Hotel Peralada Wine Spa & Golf you will find peace and quiet and an exclusive atmosphere in which to relax.
Restaurant Navili in l’Escala was founded in 1986 thanks to the enterprise of Neus Ballester, who instilled in her children, now in charge of the business, the vocation for catering that she inherited from her parents and grandparents. Located in the entrance to the l’Escala Yachting Club, with stunning views of the sea and the Gulf of Roses, Navili is a cosy, spacious restaurant with an ample waterside terrace.
Born in Badalona but resident of Palamós for the past 57 years, Toni Izquierdo is the chef and soul of the restaurant Mas dels Arcs. His passion led him to study at the Hospitality School of Girona and Madrid and work in the 1980s in Northern Spain and France, the cradle of avant-garde cuisine at the time.
This July, the Mas Falgarona Boutique Hotel opened its doors in Avinyonet de Puigventós. While the building, a refurbished barn from a 17th-century farmhouse, preserves its exterior appearance, inside it boasts modern facilities designed to keep the temperature at a comfortable 32-34ºC all year long.
The two buildings, compact and vertical, sit on rough terrain in which as little as possible has been done in way of modifications and in which the Mediterranean understory has been preserved. The shade provided by the slender pines safeguards the homes from the sun. The houses were constructed using cross-laminated pine timber and clad with two layers of cork.
To design the living areas for this project, we based our decisions on a selection of fabrics of the owners’ liking, which we used to manufacture the cushions. The clients wanted Mediterranean colours. They wanted to come home and feel the warmth of our land, with natural woods, the green of the olive trees, the blues of the sea and sunlight, an element that purifies the different spaces.
"To me, ceramics is art,life and history" Despite being one of the most undervalued disciplines, it is important to remember that some of the 20th-century’s most avant-garde artists used it as a medium for their ideas, such as Picasso, Miró, Gaudí, etc. It represents life because it is earth and water, and to finish the work it needs air and fire.
The Girona City Council recently published a new itinerary with the aim of familiarising the public with the city’s significant industrial past. This route follows the Monar irrigation canal, a lifeline for the industry of Girona and the surrounding area. We invite you to walk this route, with the use of a booklet available in 4 languages, which may be picked up free-of-charge at the city’s tourist information points.
A stone’s throw from Carrer Major, in the town’s El Pedró district, sits the Carme Chapel, a building constructed between 1768 and 1771 with funds from a bequest left by Father Miquel Costa. This inheritance provided for the construction of a hospital for the poor and an adjacent chapel in which to provide the hospital’s residents, the poor and ill, spiritual guidance.
"One train may conceal another" Is the name chosen by Àlex Nogué to baptise this exhibition, winner of the 14th edition of Travelling Exhibitions, a contest for artists from the Girona Region promoted by the Girona Regional Council with the goal of bringing quality exhibitions to local towns and cities.
Singer Jason Derulo recently wrapped up the seventeenth edition of the Cap Roig Festival, an event promoted by the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation and directed by Clipper’s Live. This year’s edition featured 27 performances by national and international artists, a top-rate, eclectic line-up assembled to provide high-quality cultural programming for as many audiences as possible.
Viatges Plaimont proposes a spectacular trip to New York, from 19 to 26 October 2017, with a direct flight from Barcelona. The route, which includes a guide all the way from Barcelona, features stops in Upper and Lower Manhattan, Central Park, 5th Avenue, Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown and at the Empire State Building.
Want to see the Costa Brava at its purest? Well, this query has but one possible response, and it can be found in Sa Roncadora, in Tamariu, anytime an eruption occurs. That is the moment a salt water geyser gushes forth from amid the rocks, engulfed by woodland scenery.
The Huracán Performante is the higher performance version of the 2014 Huracán LP 610-4 Coupé. It stands out thanks to its more powerful engine, revamped look and numerous mechanical upgrades aimed at reducing the vehicle’s weight and increasing its corner speed. It is now available for €264,767, that is, €33,992 more than the previous model.
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