Gelama's Guidebook

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Gelama's Guidebook

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This unique residential marina in Europe could be considered the maritime district of Castelló d'Empúries, the municipality to which it belongs. It is like a little Venice. Taking a boat ride through the canals or visiting the beaches is a good way to enjoy it. You can also go to Castelló D’Empúries, where you can visit the Basilica of Santa María or the Museum of Medieval History.
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Empuriabrava
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This unique residential marina in Europe could be considered the maritime district of Castelló d'Empúries, the municipality to which it belongs. It is like a little Venice. Taking a boat ride through the canals or visiting the beaches is a good way to enjoy it. You can also go to Castelló D’Empúries, where you can visit the Basilica of Santa María or the Museum of Medieval History.
Cadaqués gleams above the cobalt-blue waters of a rocky bay on Catalonia’s most easterly outcrop. This easy-going whitewashed border village owes its allure in part to its windswept pebble beaches, meandering lanes, pretty harbour and the wilds of nearby Cap de Creus natural park and a light house. Salvador Dalí added sparkle to Cadaques by building his quirky house in the little town. This border town offers a unique mix of French and Catalan cultures, indulge in its laid back vibe and rich culture over an easy afternoon and enjoy a Sangria on the pristine waterfront.
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Cadaqués
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Cadaqués gleams above the cobalt-blue waters of a rocky bay on Catalonia’s most easterly outcrop. This easy-going whitewashed border village owes its allure in part to its windswept pebble beaches, meandering lanes, pretty harbour and the wilds of nearby Cap de Creus natural park and a light house. Salvador Dalí added sparkle to Cadaques by building his quirky house in the little town. This border town offers a unique mix of French and Catalan cultures, indulge in its laid back vibe and rich culture over an easy afternoon and enjoy a Sangria on the pristine waterfront.

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Cadaqués gleams above the cobaltblue waters of a rocky bay on Catalonia’s most easterly outcrop. This easy-going whitewashed border village owes its allure in part to its windswept pebble beaches, meandering lanes, pretty harbour and the wilds of nearby Cap de Creus natural park and a light house. Salvador Dalí added sparkle to Cadaques by building his quirky house in the little town. This border town offers a unique mix of French and Catalan cultures, indulge in its laid back vibe and rich culture over an easy afternoon and enjoy a Sangria on the pristine waterfront
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Cadaqués
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Cadaqués gleams above the cobaltblue waters of a rocky bay on Catalonia’s most easterly outcrop. This easy-going whitewashed border village owes its allure in part to its windswept pebble beaches, meandering lanes, pretty harbour and the wilds of nearby Cap de Creus natural park and a light house. Salvador Dalí added sparkle to Cadaques by building his quirky house in the little town. This border town offers a unique mix of French and Catalan cultures, indulge in its laid back vibe and rich culture over an easy afternoon and enjoy a Sangria on the pristine waterfront
Rich historical heritage with a unique location. Roses is an attractive holiday destination with the most amazing beaches and natural parks as well as one of Catalonia's fantastic carnivals. Natural beauty can be found in the two important natural parks of Catalonia around Roses - the Cabo de Creus park and Aiguamolls del Empordà (Marismas del Ampurdán). There are some great hiking routes along with picturesque beach coves. Roses used to be a Greek colony centuries before Christ. Roses is currently home to two 1 Michelin starred restaurants; these are La Llar and Els Brancs. The lighthouse and historic centre are places where you will see fine examples of modernist architecture.
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ROSES
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Rich historical heritage with a unique location. Roses is an attractive holiday destination with the most amazing beaches and natural parks as well as one of Catalonia's fantastic carnivals. Natural beauty can be found in the two important natural parks of Catalonia around Roses - the Cabo de Creus park and Aiguamolls del Empordà (Marismas del Ampurdán). There are some great hiking routes along with picturesque beach coves. Roses used to be a Greek colony centuries before Christ. Roses is currently home to two 1 Michelin starred restaurants; these are La Llar and Els Brancs. The lighthouse and historic centre are places where you will see fine examples of modernist architecture.
Empuriabrava, the Venice of Spain located on the coast of the Bay of Roses. It was built in the natural park of the Aiguamolls of l'Empordà. It has 23kilometers of navigable salt water channels surrounded by beautiful mansions and villas opening into the canals.
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Empuriabrava
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Empuriabrava, the Venice of Spain located on the coast of the Bay of Roses. It was built in the natural park of the Aiguamolls of l'Empordà. It has 23kilometers of navigable salt water channels surrounded by beautiful mansions and villas opening into the canals.

Borgartillaga

Samgöngur

The car is the best way to get around the area

The car offers a lot of comfort and speed to move, and a must to arrive to the best beaches of Cap de Creus. However, with the train it is easy to reach the coastal cities of Llançá, Colera, PortBou or the capital, Figueres, without worrying about finding parking or getting lost.
Ekki missa af

Sant Pere de Rodes monastery is a must

Just 9.7 km from Gelamà is the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes. Built on the slope of the Verdera Mountain, just below the Castle of Sant Verdera, it offers exceptional views over the bay of Llançà, to the north of Cap de Creus. Near the monastery Santa Creu de Rodes are the ruins of a medieval town.
Siðir og menning

In Spain they always take a 'Siesta'

Many people take a nap after eating to rest. Normally, noise is avoided from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to not disturb people.
Sparnaðarleiðir

Visit the local farmer’s markets

To buy food it could be a good idea to visit de local farmer’s markets: -Llançà: Wednesday. -Figueres: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. -Roses: Sunday
Bókaðu áður en þú leggur af stað

The Dalí Theatre-Museum

You can save a lot of time if you purchase and book online your tickets for the Dalí museum.
Hvað á að taka með

Beware of the Tramuntana, the wind of l'Empordà

In the Alt Empordà it can be windy, it is advisable to bring a windbreaker in the cold months of the year. As it is an area with many places to explore, we recommend bringing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Gagnlegar setningar

Useful phrases

#1 ¡Hola! – Hello #2 ¿Cómo está? – How are you? (formal, to a stranger) #3 ¿Me pone una "bebida" por favor? – May I have a "drink", please? #4 ¿Dónde está el baño? – Where is the bathroom? #5 Disculpe – Excuse me #6 ¿Cuánto vale? – How much is it? #7 La cuenta, por favor – The bill, please.
Ferðast með börnum

Visit the Toy Museum in Figueres

There are many fun places to visit with children. The Figueres toy museum is a good option. The Dalí museum also has interactive areas. If you like animals, do not hesitate to visit the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà natural park and the Butterfly park in Empuriabrava.