Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental at Tortella, Costa Brava your home away from home
Tortella is a local Spanish village close to the border with France on the Costa Brava. It has several local grocery stores, a bakery, butchers, a couple of bars and a few restaurants. For larger supermarkets and shops a trip to Olot, about 30 minutes drive away, is required. Tortella is an ideal place to enjoy a quieter holiday rental, yet within easy reach of the beach, towns and pleasant walking trails.
Things to Do at Tortella, Costa Brava Beach Activities
Those wanting to relax on a beautiful sandy beach will be spoilt for choice around their Tortella holiday home. There are numerous beaches close by and the resorts offer equipment hire, jet skis, pedaloes, windsurfing and other watersports equipment. One of the most unspoilt beaches is San Pere Pescador which is popular with kitesurfers and windsurfers.
There are plenty of local walks around Tortella and further afield. Sadernes, Beget and the Pyrenees offer challenges for hill walkers and cyclists with beautiful scenery.
The Costa Brava was made for golfers, with year-round sunshine and gorgeous scenery. One of the best courses is the PGA Golf Catalunya just outside Girona and there are plenty of other golf courses closer to your Tortella holiday rental.
Places to Visit Near Tortella, Costa Brava
The Old Town of Girona offers a pleasant place to stroll with plenty of historic buildings. The Passeig Arqueologic is a fascinating flight of steps along the old city walls with great views of the woods, trees and parks nearby. The city has many small museums but the small gardens such as Jardins John Lennon, Jardins de l'Angel and Jardins d'Alemanys are fragrant, quiet and colourful. The Church of Sant Nicolau is a 12th century funerary temple built in Romanesque style and the oldest church in the city, Sant Feliu Church, has 4th century catacombs.
The 10th century town is totally idyllic with its crooked 11th century fortified bridge which has wonderful scenic views down the valley. It is a truly magical place which is ideal for strolling around the shops or dining at the quaint restaurants.
The town of Figueres is well known for its famous son Salvador Dali who was born here. It is now the home of the Dali Museum and provides a unique and interesting display of his works.
Weather at Tortella, Costa Brava
The Costa Brava is known for its long hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures range from 14-29°C (57-85°F) during the year. Most of the rain in the region falls between September and January.
Travel to Tortella, Costa Brava
Tortella holiday villas are easily reached by flying to Girona Airport, 45 km (28 miles) away. From there is an easy drive along the C66 to reach the town of Tortella. Ryanair and other budget airlines provide frequent air services to Gerona from all over Europe.