THE REGION  >  NEARBY SPAIN

Cross the frontier at Le Perthus to discover Cataluña, an area offering endless possibilities for visits and leisure activities.

There is the Costa Brava with the magnificent bay of Rosas with its beaches, Cap Creus and Cadaques close to which is the strange house of Salvador Dali, constructed by the sea at Portligat.   Further south the rocky coast offers coves, and towards Palafrugell some remarkably preserved villages.

For lovers of religious heritage, you must visit the beautiful monasteries of San Pere de Rodes, Poblet and Santes Creus (Cistercians) and of course Montserrat nestling high in its limestone hills.

At Figueres you must see the amazing Salvador Dali museum.

Finally the capital of Cataluña, Barcelona, which offers you unforgettable visits, the works of Gaudi, el Palao de la Musica (the music palace), the Ramblas, and the port with its famous restaurants and sea food.