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THE RUINS OF EMPÚRIES – 3 KM

A former Greek colony in Sant Martí d’Empúries. Near the fishing town of L’Escala. A unique location where you will find a Greek city and factory, an Indigetes settlement and a Roman city in the same place.

www.mac.cat/seus/empuries

Opening times: from 10:00 (check out the website)

Approximate price: 5,00€

THE AIGUAMOLLS DE L’EMPORDÀ NATURAL PARK – 10KM

Wetlands with a surface area of more than 4,000 hectares with a double purpose: on the one hand, to conserve, enhance and favour the natural systems and, on the other hand, to make conservation compatible with economic development.

parcsnaturals.gencat.cat/ca/aiguamolls-emporda

Opening times : from 9:00 check out the website)

Approximate price : free of charge

TORROELLA DE MONTGRÍ CASTLE – 11 KM

A military fortification declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest. A mountain that looks like a bishop lying down with a ring on his finger? Yes, that’s right! It’s the Montgrí Massif and the ring is the castle of the same name. There is a route you can climb up to get to it from Torroella de Montgrí. Once you reach the top, the view over the Empordà region and the Medes Isles is breath-taking.

THE MEDES ISLES, (L’ESTARTIT – 13KM)

Historically, the Medes Isles have captivated human beings and attracted them, as can be seen by the remains of shipwrecks in the surrounding waters. In fact, some sunken Greek vessels have been found there.

IBERIAN CITY OF ULLASTRET – 15 KM

The most important Iberian settlement discovered so far in Catalonia.

www.mac.cat/seus/ullastret

Opening times: from 10:00

Approximate price : A partir de 4,00€

GALA’S CASTLE IN PÚBOL – 16 KM

EA mediaeval building in which Salvador Dalí made an incredible creative effort with one person in mind, Gala, and with one purpose: To be a suitable place for his wife to rest and get away from it all.

www.salvador-dali.org

Opening times : variable (check out the website)

Approximate price: from 6,00€

ROSES CITADEL – 17 KM

A Renaissance fortification found at the entrance to Roses. It is currently the setting for a multitude of concerts and shows.

Opening times: from 10:00 (check out the website)

Approximate price: 4,00€

DALÍ MUSEUM – 18 KM

The Dalí Theatre-Museum should be seen as a totality, as Salvador Dalí’s greatest work of art, since everything that can be seen was conceived and designed by the artist to offer visitors a genuine experience to immerse them into his captivating and unique world.

www.salvador-dali.org

Opening times: variable (check out the website)

During August, night-time visits from 22:00 to 01:00h

Approximate price: from 10,00€

PERALADA CASTLE – 20KM

Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, it is currently home to Peralada Casino and El Carme Convent.

www.museucastellperalada.com

SANT PERE DE RODES MONASTERY – 22 KM

A Benedictine monastery on Verdera Mountain, its location in such a beautiful setting allows you to enjoy impressive views over the Cap de Creus Natural Park.

Approximate price: 4,5€

DALÍ’S HOUSE IN PORT LLIGAT – 24 KM

Salvador Dalí’s only stable home. A fisherman’s hut where he was deeply attracted by the countryside, the light and the isolation of the place. As he himself defined it, “a genuine biological structure”.

www.salvador-dali.org

Opening times: variable (check out the website)

Approximate price: from 4,00€

THE CORK MUSEUM IN PALAFRUGELL – 25KM

A cultural institution created in 1972, it is housed in a former cork factory, the most important one in the industrial sector in Spain.

www.museudelsuro.cat

Opening times: from 10:00 (consultar web)

Approximate price : 3,00€

CAP DE CREUS – 28 KM

Located in the very north of the Costa Brava, it is the easternmost point of the Iberian Peninsula. It belongs to the municipality of Cadaqués and is part of the Cap de Creus Natural Park.

CAP ROIG GARDENS – 30 KM

In 1927, a Russian man and his British wife went to Palafrugell where they fell in love with the red soil and spent 50 years building the Castle and Cap Roig Botanical Gardens. Today, they are open to the public.

Approximate price: 6,00€

REQUESENS CASTLE IN THE ALBERA NATURAL PARK – 36 KM

A castle dating from the 9th century that belonged to various lords related to the Catalan Counts who disputed the zone, the Counts of Roussillon, Peralada and Empúries. In 1893, it was restored to make a splendid summer residence for the Counts of Peralada. Today, it still maintains the interest and the strength of an old building.

www.castellderequesens.cat

from 11:00 (consultar a la web)

Approximate price: 4,00€

Sant Martí d’Empúries – 2.9 km
L’Escala – 4.6 km
Palau-Sator – 17 km
Peratallada – 18 km
Madremanya – 19 km
The mediaeval village of Monells – 21 km
Cadaqués – 23 km
Begur – 23 km

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Hiking along the GR92 footpath
Horse riding
Paintball
Skydiving
Scuba diving and Snorkelling
Flying in a light aircraft
Kayaking
Standup paddleboarding
Windsurfing
Kite surfing
Pitch & Putt in Castelló d’Empúries
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