Situated in the north east corner of Spain, Catalonia has five hundred kilometres of coastline stretching past the three main cities of Girona in the Costa Brava, the Catalan capital Barcelona and Tarragona in the Costa Dorada.
Catalonia and its people are steeped in tradition and culture, from the food and wine it produces, to the art & uniquely Catalan character of its towns and cities, the region has an identity established over hundreds of years & cultures. Catalonia is the great destination for Wine Tourism, for food lovers, where the Mediterranean essence is at the very heart of the traditional gastronomy. The restaurants of the region have made Catalonia a culinary reference point throughout the world. This is Spain’s wealthiest region and an estimated 30% of the best restaurants in all of Spain can be found here. Catalonia was awarded “European region of Gastronomy 2016 “
Golf in the Region
There are a total of 36 quality golf courses to be experienced throughout the region, many with first class facilities and all are well connected to major roads and the airports of Girona & Barcelona. Courses are seldom overcrowded, enjoying a good selection of tee time availability and a relaxed pace of play.
In 2000 Catalunya was named as ’emerging golf destination of the year’ by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators. Golf World Magazine selected 3 Catalan Golf courses to be in their top 100 in Europe. Courses offer a challenge for the experienced player whilst providing extremely pleasurable golf for the high handicap player. The settings of the Catalonian courses are stunning, with views of the Mediterranean to the East and the pyrenees to the North.
Girona Food Tours
Girona has a wealth of traditional food and wine just waiting to be sampled on one of our Food Tours. Try traditional Catalan food and sample delicious local wines, this really is a a paradise for food lovers. Thanks to the mountains, coast, lush grasslands, vineyards, climate and sun, the local gastronomy is characterized by a combination of diverse, traditional and avant-garde dishes, based on the use of pure, local produce and recipes. Tours can be half or full day and the guides are knowledgable, informed and thoroughly devoted to the food!