Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Calella de Palafrugell, Spain your home away from home
Calella de Palafrugell, Spain
The old fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell lies in the northeastern tip of Spain, on the Costa Brava coast. The simple, pretty village provides a relaxing atmosphere, beautiful sandy beach and picturesque setting, making it the perfect place to rent holiday accommodation.
Things to do in Calella de Palafrugell, Spain
This hidden gem has a laid-back atmosphere and has largely escaped the throngs of tourists that seek out the sunshine in Spain, however there are plenty of things to keep you busy.
The main streets in the village center have fantastic little shops that offer goods such as ceramics, leather goods and local produce such as olives and wine. There are open-air cafes and restaurants where you can sit down and relax before exploring the steep meandering streets further. The fishermen’s cottages that line the streets provide a beautiful backdrop and add to the charm of this coastal town.
The rocky coastline is punctuated by sandy beaches and coves, which are perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Heading out from your Calella de Palafrugell accommodation you can walk along the coastal paths called “camins de ronda”, that connect the beaches along on the coast. The views of the Mediterranean and the Costa Brava coastline are spectacular. Lining the footpaths you will find excellent restaurants and bars where you can relax and enjoy tapas and other Catalonian cuisine.
The nearby Cap Roig Botanical Gardens are picturesque, peaceful and within walking distance from Calella de Palafrugell accommodation. If you are a Jazz lover be sure to rent your Calella de Palafrugal villa in July and August, when the gardens host the Costa Brava Jazz Festival.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast you will enjoy the fantastic bike and walking trails in the area, which give you the opportunity to explore the surrounding countryside with its vineyards, olive groves and forests. Discovering the gems the Catalonian countryside has to offer is a great way to spend the day away from Calella de Palafrugal villas.
Places to visit on holiday in Calella de Palafrugell, Spain
Less than 30-minutes away from Calella de Palafrugell is the beach resort Playa d'Aro. This resort town not only has first class beaches but also an Aqua Park, perfect for family holidays.
Barcelona is 120km south of Calella de Palafrugell. The fascinating architecture and high-class shops, restaurant, and galleries in Barcelona attract visitors from around the world.
Weather in Calella de Palafrugell, Spain
Calella de Palafrugell is a one of the top quality seaside villages in Spain. The Mediterranean climate means that average temperatures remain steady, for most of the year, with slightly cooler winters. The summer temperatures regularly reach 35°C, and the long days give you plenty of time to enjoy the scenery.
Flights to Calella de Palafrugell, Spain
You can reach accommodation in Calella de Palafrugell in just half an hour from Girona Airport (GRO). There are regular busses from the airport, as well as taxi firms and car hire companies that can take you to your holiday accommodation. Ryanair offers flights to Girona Airport from various British airports, including some of the smaller ones.