The most popular destination. Here are two routes, one of 2 days for a short weekend and a longer one of 3 to 5 days roadtrip with a mix of beach, mountains and medieval villages. A 100% guaranteed disconnection.
Cala Estreta beach
We head north to discover the famous Costa Brava with its white villages and small beaches. This area is very touristy, especially in summer. You can find less crowded beaches, the trick being that you have to wak to get there. Located less than 10 kilometers from Palamos, Cala Estreta is one of the most beautiful beach on the Costa Brava. It has a car park (€2/day) that leaves you a 20-minute walk away from it.
Bring food (there is no beach bar) and a mask to practice snorkeling. Arrive early.
Wake up to see the sunrise.
After a good breakfast, we go to Cadaques, the most eastern town of the Iberian Peninsula, perfect for enjoy its hidden beaches and its delicious gastronomy. Its walk is one of the most beautiful one on the coast with its peculiar landscape of white houses. To eat we recommend Xiringuito de la Mei with great value for money.
Visit Dali's house. Book your tickets in advance!!
For the second night, we arrived at Cala Pelosa (40 minutes from Cadaques). If you get lucky, you can park with views of the sea and the beaches, amazing!
The third day leads you to Garrotxa (2H15). We enjoy the last day at the beach and head towards this natural park and old volcanic area. We stop in the medieval town of Besalú where you can spend the night in a motorhome zone (Àrea Autocaravanes Besalú).
Wake up early to visit the town.
During the day it is full of people.
La Garrotxa, volcanic area.
We continue in the direction of Santa Pau, the village in between the ancient volcanoes.
The viewpoints to have panoramic views of the entire town and
try the famous “fesols de Santa Pau”, a typical Catalan dish.
To spend the night, one option is to go in a parking lot,
very quiet for campervans.
1. Olot and the Parc Nou, a beautiful garden of native trees with corners of romantic air and English style.
2. La Fageda d'en Jordà is one of the jewels of the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. It is exceptional because it is found in the lava flow of the Croscat volcano.
3. Santa Margarida Volcano