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J.M. Sert and the City of Saints

Vic has become an essential place to visit to get to know the work of Josep M Sert, one of the most outstanding mural painters of the 20th century. Vic pays homage to him with this itinerary that allows...

A walk among the world’s trees

The Arborètum de Queixans, in Fontanals de Cerdanya, is an extensive botanical garden that brings together more than 120 different species of trees fromm all over the globe

Remembering the route of the old railroad

The Iron and Coal Route consists of 12 kilometres of paved-over former railway that allows cyclists to discover more about the history of Ripollès

Making the most of La Garrotxa

Garrotxa’s tourism office has presented a group of 44 proposals for experiences to enjoy all year round in the popular land of volcanoes

The footprint left by feudal lords

Within just a few kilometres, the Empordanet gives us a broad lesson in medievalism. The feudal lords who left their mark on this land, the Cruïlles, the Sarriera, the Foixà, the Peratallada, the counts...

The Black Mountain trail

A route along the old paths connecting the seaside towns of Llançà and Port de la Selva with Cadaqués, bordered by dry stone walls and slabs that still preserve the memory of passing carts

From La Llana to the fortress of Sant Ferran

Carrer Magre and Plaça de la Llana are full of pavement cafés and restaurants. They mark a border between the new town and the old city that passes through the unknown Jewish quarter, which originated...

Shaped by the hand of man and the north wind

Even if it is not administratively recognised as such, the Empordà region is a united entity. When far from home, the people of Figueres, Palafrugell and L’Escala recognise themselves as Empordà people....

OUT & ABOUT

With lockdown over, there are plenty of great destinations to explore in Catalonia this summer

Festivals without a date

The Covid-19 crisis has left the schedule of summer festivals up in the air. At this time, the promoters do not know if the events can be held or under what conditions, and some have already decided to cancel this year’s editions