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Peratallada

Peratallada is a place with charm worthy of visit at any time of year. Located in the heart of the Empordà region at the foot of the massif of les Gavarres, it is considered as one of the centers of Medieval architecture the castle of Peratallada (centuries X-XI), the Tower of L´Homenatge, the Church of Sant Esteve de Peratallada (early 13th century) or the Palace of Peratallada can be highlighted among others. Nowadays it is considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Its closeness to the beaches of the Costa Brava makes it a popular spot and a good base to explore the Baix Emporda region. The selection of restaurants makes it a particularly good spot to come in the evening and sit in one of the picturesque squares or charming streets to dine 'al-fresco'.

  • 45 minsfrom Girona

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Food & Dining

Food and dining at Peratallada

Enjoy some wonderful Spanish tapas dishes across the Costa Brava region, try dishes such as pil pil prawns, manchego cheese, serrano ham, patatas bravas, spicy meatballs, Spanish omelette and so many more delicious delights! Make sure you take a night to enjoy some Spanish paella too, different variety with meat, fish and vegetables.

Restaurant Types

  • A La Carte
  • Fine Dining
  • Buffet
  • Family friendly
  • Local/Traditional
  • International

Nightlife

Nightlife at Peratallada

Peratallada is a lovely place for a pleasant stroll followed by a good meal. It is well known for its outstanding restaurants, while its terrace bars on Placa de les Voltes stay open all day and into the small hours.
For a particularly lively nightlife, head to platja d'Aro or the more family friendly Sant Antoni de Calonge

Shops & Facilities

Speciality of the area

  • Clothing
  • Jewellery
  • Leather
  • Painting

General Services

  • Tourist information
  • Post office
  • Police station
  • ATM's

Food Shopping

  • Baker
  • Mini market
  • Fishmonger
  • Butcher

Healthcare

  • Doctor / Clinic

High Street

  • Boutiques
  • Jewellery
  • International clothing
  • ATM's

Markets

  • Food
  • Local crafts
  • Souvenirs

Excursions and Places of Interest

Excursions and Places of interest at Peratallada

Cruises

Located just a mile off the coast of L’Estartit beach, the Medes Islands archipelago is a great place to visit during your stay. Known as one of the most important marine flora and fauna reserves in the western Mediterranean, it’s a very popular place for scuba diving, snorkling and bird watching. Regular boat trips (many of which are glass bottomed) start from Estartit harbour to take you on a round trip of the islands.

Natural areas of beauty

Coastal paths (camins de ronda) are one of Begur’s best-known attractions. Historically, they were used mainly by customs officers to keep an eye on tobacco smugglers, and by fishermen and sailors in cases of shipwreck. These days they are used as a path between the various coves to admire the stunning views of the coast. In total there are eight stunning coves each bordered with pine trees and with their own lovely sandy beach.

The old town

The old town of Peratallada is famous for its medieval architecture. It is extraordinarily attractive and beautiful.

Castles

The old town centre is dominated by Peratallada Castle with it's walled enclosure. Within this there are various towers, and one in particular dominates the skyline of the town for it's sheer size and presence.

Architecture

Declared a historic-artistic monument, most of the buildings are built from stone carved from the fosse or moat which still encircles parts of this small fortified medieval town.

Other Places of interest

Less than an hour’s drive will take you to the fantastic city of Girona. Perfect for a day trip to explore some real Spanish culture, why not take a leisurely stroll through the old town, visit the museums and the historic buildings, and discover the many tourist attractions, festivals and restaurants.

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