coastal zone of the Costa Brava begins 4kms North of Barcelona and extends to
the French border. It is well known for its beaches and resorts, with a scenic
and rugged coastline: a succession of coves, cliffs, and mountaintop lookouts
its areas have been massively dedicated to tourism, but others, such as Tossa
de Mar, still retain their original size and fishing village charm.
picturesque towns and villages can be foundall along the Costa Brava, as well
as the Greek and Roman ruins of Empúries.
inland towns make for good day-trips if you're vacationing on the coast. The riverside
town of Girona (Gerona in Spanish) features an 13th-century cathedral, an old
Jewish quarter, and museums. The Salvador Dalí Museum is a must for lovers