Costa Brava Region
Before we planned this trip I had never heard of this Northeastern region in Spain. It wasn’t until I read a couple blog posts I was convinced this was a place we needed to see. A couple hours north of Barcelona is Costa Brava. Bringing it up in conversation I was surprised how few people usually go to this region. This is easily one of the most picturesque places I have visited. Continue reading
A medieval city, Girona, a few hours away from a popular tourist destination Barcelona. A hidden gem in the Costa Brava region. Colourful buildings lining the river that runs through, this is Europe. Catalonia is made of four provinces which include Barcelona and Girona.
Rent a car.
Three simple words, yet you will be thankful you followed the advice. When you rent a car you have more flexibility, and you can drive through more of the smaller villages in the area. It’s amazing what you can see in one day with a car. Through the Costa Brava region, the drive was manageable up until we started going up the mountain. The roads were slim. Cars were speeding by because I was driving slow. There were some parts of the mountain road that had no guard rails (why I was driving so slow). The roads were so windy it was making me nauseous.
Cap de Creus National Park