Make a holiday rental villa or cottage in Rabos, Spain your home away from home
Rabos is a village in the Girona Province, perfectly located to enjoy some of the best of northern Catalonia, with historic towns, cultural attractions, stunning upland scenery and lovely sandy beaches within easy reach. During your holiday at a villa in Rabos you’ll be able to pack in a tremendous variety of activities and excursions.
Things to do in Rabos, Spain
Rabos holiday accommodation is found close to the French border, in an area boasting spectacular mountain landscapes on the fringes of the Albera Natural Park. This part of Catalonia offers low-lying mountains and is just perfect for sightseeing and scenic walks. The area is known for its numerous Megalithic landmarks, and close by you’ll find dolmens, burial sites and menhirs.
There are also numerous medieval buildings, with monasteries, hermitages and castles in this area, just a little way north of Rabos holiday cottages. Requesens Castle is most definitely worth a visit – just beyond the outer defensive walls is a forest of Lenanese cedar trees planted hundreds of years ago by the castle’s residents. Large portions of the Albera Natural Park are accessible only along trails by bike or on foot.
A half hour drive south of Rabos self-catering cottage rentals will get you to the medieval town of Figueres. Today it’s permanently associated with the surrealist artist Salvador Dali, who was born in the town. There’s an excellent museum, housed in a typically outrageous building, Figueres itself also boasts a number of fascinating historical sites, including the Sant Ferran Castle, a military fort constructed in the 1700s that is officially Catalonia’s largest heritage structure.
Places to visit on holiday in Rabos, Spain
The northernmost stretch of the Catalan coast, no more than ten kilometrs from Robas holiday rentals, is home to countless secluded covers and inspiring dramatic shoreline. Colera is a charming old fishing village with a backdrop of pine-covered hills, with a small sandy beach. A little way south, Platja de Garbet is a tranquil cove where a handful yachts are anchored in the summer months.
Weather in Rabos, Spain
Summers on holiday at self-catering cottages in Rabos, will most likely be hot. The warm sunny weather here can start as early as April and will last through to October. The high-ground nearby can get a dusting of snow in winter, while spring and autumn are usually either mild or comfortably warm in this part of Spain.
Cheap flights to Rabos, Spain
The closest international airport to Rabos self-catering villa rentals is Girona (GRO), which is about an hour away by car to the south. This destination can be reached from the UK with Ryanair, flying from Birmingham (BHX), East Midlands (EMA), London-Stansted (STN).