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Activities in L'Escala and the surrounding area

There are numerous things to do for the whole family and friends. Our cottages here offer ideal starting points.

Leisure activities:

There are many places under fabulous cliffs where the crystal clear water is ideal for adventurous diving. The nature reserve around the Medes Islands is one of the finest diving spots in Europe. There are several diving schools,and guided tours.

Sailing / Windsurfing
In the surf- and sailing schools based here you can learn under the guidance of trained instructors. The appropriate equipment ca be rented.

Kayaks can be rented for a dreamy paddle on the river Ter. Different tours are available.

Boat excursions

EiThere is al fleet of boats for day trips to different places. Daily trips include a ride on a pirate ship for children, or a day trip to Cadaqués, any many others.

Several beautiful golf courses and a pitch and putt course are available in the immediate vicinity. Most have golfs pro's, from whom you can take lessons.

The beautiful countryside around L'Escala, and further afield, offers a variety of marked trails and guided walking tours.

You can choose to cycle on paved paths in lovely orchards or through dreamy olive groves, or go high-speed mountain biking in hilly pine forests- both are possible. The bikes can be hired locally.

Horse riding
You can have guided rides on the beach. Pony rides for the little ones are available.

At the city entrance is the go-cart track used by he former world champion Fernando Alonso. On this course you can try to emulate the great idol or simply do a few gentle laps ... 

Consider other sporting challenges, such as paragliding, a spell in a climbing park or perhaps experience a scenic flight over the area's attractions. Talk to us, and we'll try to make it happen!

Tours in then Region

You can take day trips to some fascinating cities: a shopping tour of Gerona, a Dali-tour of Figueres and Cadaquès, or a visit to the Ramlas in Barcelona.

In the Garrotxa region, near the town of Olot, are some extinct volcanoes, in one of them you can stand right inside a fissure.

Ideal for families is the butterfly park. Here you are invidted to admire the beautiful butterlies and feed the cheeky parrots. The park is between Castello d'Empúries and Empuriabrava.

You can enjoy a 30-minute drive to the Aqua Park in Roses. 

In the nature park of Aiguamolls of l'Empordà you can observe and study storks and many native birds.

As you can see, L'Escala has much to offer. In our  homes, which can accommodate up to 10 people, there is ample space to share an eventful holiday with the entire family.

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C. Freser No. 6
17130 L'Escala - Girona / Spanien

Tel: 0034 872 987 430