10 Jun 7 REASONS TO (RE)DISCOVER THE COSTA BRAVA IN WINTER
The Costa Brava is one of the idyllic destinations during the summer, but how about a getaway along the Catalan coast in the middle of winter? We leave you with 7 reasons to choose this destination and enjoy an oasis of tranquility, away from summer crowds and with a mild climate during the colder months of the year.
1. THE WEATHER on the Costa Brava during winter is pleasant and stable. You can enjoy walks and hikes on mild sunny days. This is the Mediterranean where statistics tell us that there are more than 2,500 hours of sunshine a year.
2. PEACE AND SERENITY in winter allow you to (re)discover the region and enjoy a unique and unforgettable stay instead of the hustle and bustle of summer. Nature, beaches, forests, history, gastronomy and world-class art will fill you with positive energy.
3. ART AND CULTURE
We are always searching for the latest trends, new ideas and unique places to discover. It is time to take advantage of the winter calmness on the Costa Brava to (re)discover the many museums and historical monuments of the Costa Brava.
List of 5 selected museums and monuments that you can’t miss:
- Museo Salvador Dalí (Figueres)
- Castillo de Begur (Begur)
- Monasterio de Sant Pere de Rodes (Port de la Selva)
- Castell de Montgrí (Torroella de Montgrí)
- Museo del Suro (Palafurgell)
4. THE COUNTRYSIDE AND ITS TOWNS
The Costa Brava is more than sun and beaches. Many towns and villages are located between the coast and the inland regions of the Girona Province: the Selva, the Baix Empordà and the Alt Empordà. You will always have fond memories after visiting our quaint and romantic medieval villages.
The cuisine of the Costa Brava perfectly combines fresh fish and seafood from the Mediterranean with produce from the surrounding farms. Colman Andrews is the American food and wine writer well-known for his association with Saveur and Gourmet magazines. He is an expert on Catalan cuisine and defines it as “the last great European secret.” Thanks to a new generation of chefs, following the leadership of Ferran Adria and now of Joan Roca, you have multiple possibilities to enjoy our unique cuisine:
These are the first class restaurants in our area:
Excellent family restaurants offering traditional regional cuisine can also be found in the neighboring coastal towns. You will get a warm welcome and be made to feel at home while savoring local home-cooking.
6. ENOTURISMO – WINE TOURISM
The DO EMPORDÀ Wine Route offers you a unique experience to taste all the local Empordà white, rosé and red wines while discovering all the secrets and stories of our region. Our heritage and ancient traditions date back to the 6th century BC when the Greeks settled a colony in Catalonia. They established Empúries, a city that gave the name and character to the entire region of the Empordà.
You will have no problem finding an adventure to your liking among the picturesque inland towns and the coastal fishing villages. You can practice scuba diving in the hidden coves of the Costa Brava or enjoy hiking the Caminos de Ronda with your friends while capturing unforgettable moments and landscapes. Or you can explore the surroundings trails on horseback, or even learn a new water sport.
When you visit and get to know the Costa Brava you will understand that you don’t have to travel far. We have magnificent hidden secrets, crystal clear waters, charming hotels, and delicious cuisine. Remember to watch your surroundings, support the local economy and get to know people like you. Come and travel around the Costa Brava.
At Alta House Begur we have all the exclusive services you need to enjoy a unique stay on the Costa Brava. Our hotel is located in a privileged location in the heart of Begur and just a 3-minute drive from the beach.
Check availability for a luxury experience. Alta House Begur, an oasis of peace where you can relax and have fun. Let yourself be seduced by the Costa Brava!