The cool thing about Barcelona is that you can find world class wine areas just a short taxi ride from the city centre. North of Barcelona is the little village of Alella, just about 18 kilometres by car. One of the first regions in Catalonia with a Denomination of Origin qualification.
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Spain’s Costa Brava, Part 3: the medieval town of Pals (elderly Spanish woman behind an ice cream counter in a small town)
The small medieval town of Pals is probably one of the most charming and cosiest small towns we have ever visited. It could easily be a location for Braavos or King’s Landing in Game of Thrones, it is like travelling back in time.
Spain’s Costa Brava, Part 2: Cadaqués and Cap de Creus
The natural beauty of Cap de Creus and the white city of Cadaqués in the Costa Brava region. Home to Salvador Dali, and a ramblers paradise.
Spain’s Costa Brava, Part 1: LLafranc, Calella de Palafrugell and Cap Roig
The wild and rugged Costa Brava is our favourite part of the Spanish mainland coast. Costa Brava boasts some of the best beaches in Spain, from golden sandy stretches of beach to rocky hidden coves and isolated beaches only accessible on foot.
The Hidden Valley of Sant Quirze de Colera Monastery and El Corral de Sant Quirze, in Spain’s northern Catalunya Region
Searching for a hidden valley in the eastern Pyrenees with a monastery and a restaurant in a Fiat 500.
One Hot Afternoon in Girona (Gelato and the Game of Thrones nerds)
What is the conection between the Spanish city of Girona and the tv-series Game of Thrones? A hidden gem in northern Spain, Girona is a gourmet capitol and a movie buffs wet dream, not to mention the gelato!