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The Costa Brava travel guide

The Costa Brava Travel Guide

If names mean anything at all, it means everything about Costa Brava. Often translated as "wild coast," Costa Brava is paradise not only for the wild-spirited and wild at heart, but also for those who are simply looking for something a little out of the ordinary. It has something to suit everyone: fun parties, exciting water adventures, along with peaceful villages and a quiet time sunbathing - all to satisfy the needs of couples, singles and families, of all ages. On top of such captivating scenery, Costa Brava holidays offer the best of modern amenities and nightlife. There's football, squash and tennis for the conservative, with parasailing, diving and surfing for those in search of action and adventure.

Costa Brava is also fast becoming a golfer's dream holiday -- a string of golf courses have been sprouting throughout the region. This dreamy place is a coastal region in north-eastern Catalonia, Spain. Costa Brava is located in the Alt Empord and Baix Empord of the province of Girona. The Costa Brava is along the shoreline of the Catalan province of Girona, the other important geographical and spectacular feature of which is the Pyrenees Mountains. The Catalonia region of Spain boasts a marvellous coastline with breathtaking views backdrop of mountains, lush flora and fauna, exciting parks and wildlife reserves.

Next to Costa del Sol, Costa Brava boasts with amazing golden beaches, rocky gorges, unspoiled nooks, sheltered coves, and some of the most attractive scenery in the Mediterranean. Certainly the perfect holiday escape.

Costa Brava holidays are best in the summer when the weather is warm and sunny with slightly cooler evenings. Winter is mild and nevertheless enjoyable for there are plenty opportunities for walks and sightseeing. The wild coast offers modern resorts on the shoreline, traditional Spanish villages, colourful annual fiestas, a variety of architecture and a bounty of bars, cafés, museums and art galleries. All are made accessible by good transport links.

The Costa Brava was the home of the world-famous Spanish artist, Salvador Dali. It is well worth a trip to Port Lligat where you can explore his home. The Theatre Museum in Figueres containing a collection of his famous works of art is also a must-visit. Possible days out can include a trip to Barcelona, the Pyrenean Principality of Andorra or the monastery of Montserrat.

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