The Costa Brava is a coastal region of northeastern Catalonia, Spain, in the comarques of Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà andSelva, in the province of Girona zovirax for cold sores. Costa is the Catalan and Spanish word for ‘coast’, and Brava means ‘rugged’ or ‘wild’. The Costa Brava stretches from Blanes, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Barcelona, to the French border.
While part of the Costa Brava coastline lent itself to tourist developments on a very large scale, other parts have retained a more traditional look and have become “hidden gems” for visitors who want a little more than sun, sand and sangria. Small towns like Cadaqués, which is close to the French border and close to the foothills of the Pyrenees, have attracted artists, such as Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso. The Dalí Theatre and Museum in Figueres is one of the most important and visited museums in Catalonia. One can also visit Dalí’s House-Museum in Port Lligat, near Cadaqués and the Castle of Púbol inPúbol. The coast between Roses and Tossa de Mar has many delightful small coastal towns, such as Pals, Begur, Tamariu,S’Agaró, Empuriabrava, Llafranc, L’Estartit, Aigua Blava, Fornells, Calella de Palafrugell, Calonge, Palamós and Sant Feliu de Guíxols.
Its natural beauty, wildness and traditional flavour are great attractions for foreigners who want to spend an unforgettable stay.