Costa Brava Walk – Option 2 Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £599 per person
Walking Tour Highlights
• Beautiful scenery.
• Walk the Cami de Ronda.
• Pass the Empuries Ruins.
• Outstanding views of the Pyrenees.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1. Sant Pere Pescador
Arrival to Sant Pere Pescador, a fisher’s village. We recommend arriving in the afternoon so you can enjoy the excellent beach of Sant Pere. Welcome meeting with our local guide.
Day 2. Sant Pere Pescador – L’Escala (15km)
We will leave the hotel for a pleasant walk by the beach, taking afterwards a detour to the GR92 that get us away from the coast through rural paths. This allows us to enjoy the landscape of fields full of small canals and rests of the vast old area of the Aiguamolls. We will pass the Empúries Ruins, that worth stopping by so you can visit one of the biggest Greek and Roman settlement of the Iberian Peninsula. Arrival to the Hotel.
Day 3. L’Escala – Torroella de Montgrí (21km)
We will leave La Escala taking the GR92 that crosses the Massís del Montgrí. The path starts beside the see, passing some small coves until Punta Ventosa. At this point the path passes just beside the cliffs. The beauty of this stretch will make us enjoy this corner of the Empordà. We will keep walking to the interior of the Massís until we get to the Montgrí Castle, where we will have outstanding views of the Pyrenees, the Mediterranean and the Empordà flatland. Descent to Torroella and accommodation.
Day 4. Torroella de Montgrí – Begur (18km)
This day goes crosses the Natural Park of Montgrí and Medes Islands. You will walk along the river Ter until the beach. Then, you will continue following the long beach of Pals, before arriving to the climb up to Begur. Accommodation in Begur.
Day 5. Begur – Calella de Palafrugell (14km)
This is one of the days when we will see a bigger variety of landscapes. The path penetrates into the Mediterranean forest, crosses small and virgin coves, goes through paths with breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea and gets into very charming villages like Tamariu, Llafranc or Calella de Palafrugell, typical fisher’s village. Accommodation in Calella de Palafrugell.
Day 6. Calella de Palafrugell – Palamós (12km)
This is one of the most spectacular stretches of the route since you will pass small coves, a virgin beach of an incomparable beauty and Mediterranean forests of pines, oaks and olive trees. You will end up in Palamós, with a fishing port still in use, a fish market for professionals open every weekday and a very interesting Fishing Museum (optional). Accommodation in Palamós.
Day 7. Palamós – Sant Feliu de Guíxols (14km)
The last day we will go from Palamós to Sant Pol beach in Sant Feliu. We will follow the coastal path of the “Camí de Ronda”. This stretch is also part of the GR92 that we have been following. We will pass several sand and stone beaches, cross small tunnels excavated in the rocks and visit some touristic towns of Costa Brava. Accommodation in Sant Feliu de Guíxols
Day 8. Sant Feliu de Guíxols
End of the route. Depart after breakfast.
These tours do not require a high level of fitness or any previous experience. Accommodation will be very comfortable and pleasant, often of an excellent standard.
Distances travelled are kept low and the emphasis is on leisurely enjoyment of the activity.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Costa Brava Walk tour stays in 3*, 4* and rural hotels in double rooms on a B&B basis.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
The price includes:
• Transfer from Barcelona or Girona Airport, the first day.
• Welcome meeting with local English speaking guide
• Accommodation (B&B)
• Visit to the anchovies’ factory and tasting
• Luggage transfer every day
• Detailed maps of every stretch and/or GPS (optional)
• Emergency contact number 24/24
The price does not include:
• Any drinks or evening meals
• Any activity or service not detailed in the program
Costa Brava Walk- Option 2, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday includes full board.
Category A: 3*, 4* and rural hotels
Self-Guided Holiday Price:
Cat A: £599
Cat A: £119 (25th June to 1st September)
Single Supplement : £169 (£59 extra in high season)
Availability: Daily: 1st June to 24th June 2017 and 2nd September to 31st December 2017
Duration: 8 days
Extra night prices: On request.
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: From £599
Single Supplement: £169
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