An skilled journey information to the Costa Brava | EUROtoday

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The identify says all of it. Meaning ‘wild coast’ in Spanish, the Costa Brava is one in every of Europe’s most romantic, unspoilt stretches of coast. Where else, lower than a two-hour flight from Britain, are you able to discover rugged pink clifftops with the teal-coloured Mediterranean glittering beneath, framed by grand arabesquing pines? It’s a scene harking back to France’s Côte d’Azur, in fact, however with unbiased motels and distinctive meals (together with no fewer than 17 Michelin-starred eating places) – typically at a fraction of the Côte d’Azur’s costs.

Gloriously wild in elements and tastefully manicured in others, the Costa Brava additionally has a few of the most interesting Blue Flag seashores in Europe: starting from broad, sandy stretches to elegant horseshoe bays and secluded smugglers’ coves. Beyond that there are spectacular coastal walks and world-class golf programs – in addition to diving, snorkelling and crusing, three Salvador Dalí museums, and excellent Greco/Roman ruins.

For extra Costa Brava inspiration, see our information to motels, eating places, issues to do, nightlife, seashores and scenic drives.