Alt Empordà

Alt Empordà is located in east of Catalonia in a big plain crossed by the rivers Muga and Fluvià. In the north and west are the foothills of the Pyrenees. The coast is the Gulf of Roses. Behind the gulf you find the national park of Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, an important place for water birds. In the northeast is the peninsula of Cap de Creus with another national park. Darnius is located in province of Girona. Many entertainment and attractions are by car within ½ to 1 hour.


Cities


Figueres     Distance 18 km
The nearest town is Figueres, with many beautiful pedestrian zones and the world famous Dalî Museum.

Roses         Distance 37 km
The seaside town of Rosas is located a few kilometers away on the beautiful bay of Roses on the Costa Brava.

Girona        Distance 67 km
The provincial capital of Girona can be reached in less than an hour's. Narrow streets, many shops, the imposing Cathedral of Santa Maria makes the town special. The very old town invites you to discover and take a stroll.

Barcelona  Distance 165 km
Barcelona, Catalonia's capital. Best way to get there is by train from Figueres. Then you don't have to worry about parking problems and traffic jam.


Entertainment / pleasure


Football-Golf in Maçanet de Cabrenys (11 km)
In the village of Maçanet de Cabrenys (next to Darnius) is a fantastic football-golf course. Is for youngster and olderly people. Fun for families and groups is guaranteed.

Web: www.futbolgolf.cat

 

Go-Kart in Empuriabrava (33 km)
Give yourself the ultimate adrenaline rush! High fun factor for the whole family is guaranteed.

• racetrack with terraces

• 4-stroke karts for kids and 2-stroke racing karts for adults

• in-house workshop

• Bar & Restaurant

• Championship for groups

Web: www.kartingempuriabrava.com/de/kart.html

 

Parachute jumping single and tandem in Empuriabrava (33 km)
Empuriabrava is famions in Europe for parachute jumping. Treat yourself to unforgetable minutes with a tandem jump with an experienced instructor. "Fly" from 4000 meter over sea to sealevel!

Web: www.skydiveempuriabrava.com/iniciacio_tandem-4.html

 

Aquatic in Empuriabrava (33km)
Empuriabrava the area various types of sports activities: diving, sailing, motor boating, kite surfing, wind surfing, jet skiing and water skiing. Information can be found at the tourist office.

 

Nightlife in Empuriabrava (33 km)
During the high season in summer, the range of discos and nightclubs is quite large. In the low season many of them are closed!

 

Casino in Perelada (25 km)
The beautiful Casino Castell de Perelada is worth a visit! Try your luck with a game of poker, blackjack and slot machines, or simply have a drink at the bar and enjoy the atmosphere.

 

Adventure water-park, "Parc Aquatic" in Roses (37 km)
This large water park with many attractions, including the largest wave pool in Europe and spectacular water slides will make young and old people happy.

Open: Beginning of June - mid September

Web: www.aquabrava.com