Find the best place to stay — Besalú

Where to stay around Besalú?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 247 holiday lettings near Besalú. From 113 cottages to 45 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Besalú for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Besalú?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Besalú. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Placa Llibertat: 893 holiday lettings
  • Pont Fortificat: 905 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Miniatures and Micro-Miniatures: 900 holiday lettings
  • Girona Cathedral: 6,637 holiday lettings
  • Girona (GIA-Girona Train Station): 6,058 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Besalú listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Besalú?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 113 cottages in Besalú. Our other popular types of Besalú holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Besalú?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 163 holiday homes with pool available in Besalú. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or cottage in Besalu, Spain your home away from home

    Besalu is a beautiful medieval town in northern Catalonia, not far from the French border, and within an hour by car from the Mediterranean coast. Besalu villa rentals are found in a location that offers sumptuous natural landscapes, rich history and a host of outdoor pursuits.

    Things to do in Besalu, Spain

    Besalu was a town with monumental importance during the Middle Ages, and the are are a number of remnants that can be seen to this day. Perhaps the most significant structure is the town’s Romanesque bridge, which dates to the 1100s and features a gated defensive tower. Other landmarks worth visiting close to Besalu holiday cottages are the mikveh, a restored medieval Jewish bathhouse, the 11th Century church of Sant Pere, as well as the charming arcaded streets of the old town.

    The moderate slopes in the surrounding Garrocha region are perfectly suited outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking, There a network of more than a dozen trails that can be easily reached from holiday accommodation in Besalu. Along these you’ll be able to visit historic landmarks such as hermitages and monasteries, while some routes will lead you through the Garrocha Volcanic Zone, which is preserved as a Natural Park.

    At the Garrocha Volcanic Zone, a short drive from Besalu, you’ll encounter what is considered to be on of the best examples of a volcanic landscape in Europe. Here you can visit the extinct Santa Margarita Volcano, which features a small Romanesque church in its crater. The Fluvia river, which runs through Besalu can also be found in the park, as can the ancient Tosca Forest.

    Places to visit on holiday in Besalu, Spain

    Besalu self-catering cottage rentals are just over half an hour from the city of Girona, known for its extensive old town. Here you’ll find one of the last remaining Jewish quarters in Spain, as well as a host of sights dating to the middle ages, such as the collegiate church of Sant Feliu. Meanwhile an hour by car will take you to the Costa Brava, and the seaside town of Roses, which offers a lovely sandy beach.

    Weather in Besalu, Spain

    If you visit a Besalu holiday villa any time between April and October, you’ll be able to expect warm, sunny weather, with especially high temperatures in mid-summer. Winters here are relatively cool, due to the high elevation, with snowfall common on some of the taller peaks.

    Cheap flights to Besalu, Spain

    Besalu is little more than half an hour from Girona-Costa Brava Airport (GRO), which can be reached by flights from UK cities such as Birmingham (BHX), East Midlands (EMA), London-Stansted (STN) via low-cost airline Ryanair.

    Attractions in and around Besalu

    First time in Besalu and looking for places to see? Don't miss landmarks such as Pont Fortificat and unique cultural highlights such as Museum of Miniatures and Micro-Miniatures. You can take a shopping trip to Passeig de l'Escultor Miquel Blay. Activities around the area include Font de les Tries, Volcán Montsacopa and Rocabruna Castle. You may also want to visit Dali Museum, Placa Llibertat or Poch's Microcerveceria.