The free summer bus service to Figueres is ruffling a few feathers across the P-O
We pass evocatively named places busy with history; Besalú, St Jaume de Llierca, Castellfollit de la Roca before entering Olot and the Parc Natural de la Zona Volcanica de la Garrotxa abundant with fascinating conical and sometimes symmetrical hills.
Canalettes & Fontrabiouse. Sometimes, in the height of summer, we just need a little cool. And where better to find it than underground?
I’m assuming you’ve already gasped at the Parc Güell, gazed at Gaudi, stared at the Sagrada Familia, and marvelled at Miró.
For me the charm of Barcelona is to be found in its more homely treasures, on foot or by its efficient public transport system.
A full day hike taking in the gorges and forest of the Spanish Pyrenees from Sadernes to St. Aniol
Over the past five or six centuries, Girona has undergone twenty-five sieges and been captured seven times by a variety of famous French generals. Today, it is Mr O’Leary and his Ryanair army who have…
TONIGHT : FISH AND CHIPS FOR LIFE IN CARCASSONNE
Traders from all over Catalonia and local retailers gather for this multi-sector fair. Crafts, retail products, market produce, art… different themed areas are set up within the Market on the Street Fair.
If you’re looking for an exciting winter or spring drive, why not take the stunning coast road across the border to El Port de la Selva, and return to France via Figueres?
Get out your walking boots and prepare to discover the hidden delights of Figueres. Come on a market day (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) and bring a stout basket. Forget Dalì for today, but plan to come again midweek in midwinter and spend a day taking in all five museums.