The Empordà is a place full of magic and charm. In the interior of the region there are several authentic regions that are known by experienced travelers as the secrets of the Costa Brava. Some compare this area to Tuscany, although if you really appreciate it in detail, you will see that it has its own personality.
The most beautiful medieval villages of Empordà
And how not to fall in love with this place if every corner of the villages of the Empordà represents a route that takes you on a journey into the past?
Here you can find, among its hidden treasures, the various surrealist details of Dalí's hand. That's right, the Alt Empordà was home and inspiration for Salvador Dalí and many other artists. The surrealist painter spent his first and last years in Figueres, where you can visit the Theater-Museum named after him.
Beautiful villages of Alt Empordà
Located between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, the Alt Empordà is a charming place to get lost while sightseeing in Catalonia. Fishing ports, museums, castles, Greek ruins and vineyards await you in this magical region.
If we talk about charming villages in Alt Empordà, these are among our favorites: Cadaqués, Peralada, Sant Pere Pescador, Garriguella, L'Escala, Figueres, Port De La Selva, Empuriabrava, Maçanet De Cabrenys and Castelló d'Empúries.
One of the towns of the Alt Empordà preferred by travelers is Roses. A short distance from Figueres and the French border, it has a history that goes back more than 3000 years. Roses is a magical town that combines charming beaches and coves with culture and history.
Discover the charms of Baix Empordà
Visiting the beautiful villages of Baix Empordà is like visiting open-air museums. These inland villages, further away from the coast, still keep their medieval architecture almost intact. Stone houses, fields and vineyards, towers, monasteries and even walls and castles dominate the charming landscape. A landscape that reminds you of times of knights, witches and feudal lords.
Among the charming villages of Baix Empordà are Madremanya, Púbol, Monells, Cruïlles, Vulpellac, Ullastret, Palau-Sator and the most touristic: Pals.
These small magical towns are within walking distance of each other, making them easy to get around. In just a couple of days you can soak up the history and charm of all of them.
A charming hotel in Empordà
If you are looking for charming hotels in Empordà, Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa is an option you should know. Close to the medieval village of Pals and Peratallada, you can also enjoy the endless views of the Empordà and the serenity that permeates the accommodation.
Mas de Torrent Hotel & Spa is a five-star hotel in the Baix Empordà. It is housed in an 18th century Catalan farmhouse converted into an exclusive boutique hotel. Member of Relais Chateaux, it is one of the most charming hotels in the Baix Empordà. It has 39 suites and is renowned for its gardens and corners, ideal for relaxing and disconnecting from everyday life, enjoying the Mediterranean sea breeze.