Peregrinations in the Alt Empordà

Trip description

Alt Empordà is this very beautiful region of the Costa Brava, which you enter by crossing the French border at the Perthus. Famous for its beaches and heavenly coves, the region has much more to offer than a superb nature between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, from the modernist heritage of Figueres to the Roman citadel of Empúries, not to mention a creative cuisine and a more than well-rounded sense of celebration

Day 1: Figueres - day 1

Day 2: Figueres - day 2

Day 3: Cadaqués and Portlligat

Day 4: Castelló d'Empúries and Roses

Day 5: Aiguamolls Natural Park

Day 6: Sant Pere Pescador Beaches

Day 1 : Figueres - day 1

Day1 : Figueres - day 1 ©Irène ALASTRUEY - Author's Image

Discover the city and its modernist heritage. Lunch on the ramblas. Afternoon visit to the Dalí Theatre-Museum and tasting of a flaona, the local sweetness. Evening, dinner at the restaurant of the Duran Hotel, a reference in "Cuisine du Vent" (Cuina del Vent).

Day 2 : Figueres - day 2

Day2 : Figueres - day 2 ©Carlos - Fotolia

Morning, heading for Port de la Selva and visit the Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes, one of the treasures of Catalan Romanesque art. Lunch at El Monestir restaurant, in the monastery, with a panoramic view of the surroundings. Return to Figueres and visit Castell San Ferran. Dinner on the ramblas.

Day 3 : Cadaqués and Portlligat

Day3 : Cadaqués and Portlligat ©Yvann K - Fotolia

Morning, discovery of the village of Cadaqués and lunch in one of the port's restaurants. Afternoon visit to the Dalí House-Museum in Portlligat. Return to Cadaqués and dinner in Es Baluard. Last glass or cremat, at the Bar marítim, facing the Cucurucucuc, the small emblematic rock of the village.

Day 4 : Castelló d'Empúries and Roses

Day4 : Castelló d'Empúries and Roses ©A.S.Floro -

Morning, visit Castelló d'Empúries, which preserves many noble or religious buildings and then head for Roses. Visit of the citadel housing Roman and Greek remains. Lunch at Sodemar, in the sports port. Afternoon, walk on the walkway to Cala Montjoi which hosted the famous restaurant El Bulli. Swimming. Evening, dinner in one of the restaurants overlooking the passeig marítim of Roses.

Day 5 : Aiguamolls Natural Park

Morning: heading for the Cortalet near Sant Pere Pescador, the ideal place to start discovering this place, allowing you to observe not only birds but also many ecosystems. You can spend the day there with a snack. Or spend half a day with him if you also want to visit the Monastery of Sant Miquel de Fluvià, another jewel of the novel, 10 km west of San Pere Pescador. Evening: return to Sant Pere Pescador and dinner near the beach.

Day 6 : Sant Pere Pescador Beaches

Day6 : Sant Pere Pescador Beaches ©HOTEL PARC

A day of idleness on the beautiful fine sandy beaches of Sant Pere, interspersed with stays in the chiringuitos near the beaches or a kitesurfing experience, for the more sporty ones.

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