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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.

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    Condo #1843641
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      Mobile Home #6802195
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        Apartment #6786720
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          House #6858016
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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            Condo #6478316
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #6577141
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                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                • 4 BR
                • 2 BA
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                Cottage #6402663
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Cottage #65998
                  11
                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (39 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 7
                    Condo #210373vb
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                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (34 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 3 BA
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                      Multiple rentals Apartment #440643
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                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (16 reviews)
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                        • 5 BR
                        • 5 BA
                        • Sleeps 14
                        House #6580252
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                          • 5 BR
                          • 4 BA
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                          House #6411311
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                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (35 reviews)
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
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                            • Sleeps 8
                            Cottage #6083278
                            35
                            Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Apartment #6740028
                              6
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                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 8
                                House #641850vb
                                7
                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                  (13 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #223502
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                                  Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Apartment #6503304
                                    2
                                    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
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                                      Apartment #1921071
                                      5
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                                        • 3 BR
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                                        House #1722680
                                        3
                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
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                                          Apartment #6745353
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                            (11 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #1920575
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                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                              (22 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 5
                                              Apartment #846281
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                                              Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 2 BA
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                                                Apartment #1768717
                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Apartment #6388234
                                                  11
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                    • 6 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 16
                                                    House #494669vb
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                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                      Apartment #6947701
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                                                        • 5 BR
                                                        • 4 BA
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                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Villa #468307
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #1769652
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                                                          Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 11 BR
                                                            • 9 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 30
                                                            Barn #1438037
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              House #6107734
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                                                                House #1287122
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
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                                                                  Villa #2005354
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Villa #1666316
                                                                    3
                                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                      • 12 BR
                                                                      • 10 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 36
                                                                      Chateau / Country House #2509464
                                                                      6
                                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #41720
                                                                        19
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (26 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          Apartment #87830
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                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                                            Condo #1889076
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              Farmhouse #6643848
                                                                              3
                                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #6959892
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                                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  Apartment #79299
                                                                                  15
                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (5 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 6 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 21
                                                                                    House #2111188
                                                                                    5
                                                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      House #842966
                                                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 6 BR
                                                                                        • 5 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 20
                                                                                        House #6675941
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                                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                                          Villa #1072775
                                                                                          3
                                                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            Villa #6861137
                                                                                            2
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                                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 12
                                                                                              Chalet #6663773
                                                                                              2
                                                                                              Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #719904vb
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  Apartment #6107743
                                                                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #452506vb
                                                                                                    13
                                                                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Villa #1788164
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Besalú Holiday Cottages & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely place

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A delightful cottage with everything one could need. The house is very well equipped and it was lovely to have the patio and garden, offering several different places to sit outside. The walk into the city (20 minutes) is very pleasant, along the banks of a stream, bringing you into town just behind the cathedral. In the other direction, there are footpaths out into the hills - we climbed to a tower at St Miguel, which offered wonderful views all around. This was the best of both worlds - like being in the countryside, yet also close to the city centre. Roser was very friendly and welcoming; she explained local buses, shops and provided maps to help. She left us to enjoy the space, but was there to help if we needed anything.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Excellent location and value in Girona

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed in this apt for a month in order to explore Girona and try out living in the city, rather than as a tourist experience. For 2 of us there was ample space and the location is super-convenient, a min walk from barri bell and the river/old town. The apt block is populated mostly by working locals, rather than tourist accommodation and the environment reflects this. However, we found the apt very quiet at night, and our major disturbance was the canary downstairs singing in the morning! The amenities are good and the apt is spacious enough for 2-3 people. There is ample parking in front of the bldg, which is a godsend in Girona. The only time we had a problem was during the week of the flower festival when the city was heaving. Karen was an excellent host and provided us with lots of useful info and practical help when we encountered some problems with local administration. In summary, the apt was perfect for our needs and represents excellent value for money for its city centre location. Highly recommended.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 06, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017