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Route from Begur to Cala Sa tuna

Begur is a charming village in the Baix Empordà, which brings together a medieval and gastronomic history that you can not miss.

This small village of white and cobblestone streets is located in the heart of theCosta Brava: one of the best areas if you are looking for routes and excursions in Catalonia in summer.. It has about 4,000 inhabitants throughout the year, but thanks to the various options excursions to do in the province of Girona, The number of new customers is likely to exceed this figure as the summer approaches.

On this route we invite you to visit the Castell de Begur, the restaurant La Pizzeta, the Cala Sa tuna o Cala S’antiga. Do not miss it!

We advise you to get to know it all calmly, dedicate enough time and let yourself be enveloped by the kindness and subtle coquetry to host its tourists: the plan that we present today is one of the best routes of the Costa Brava that, without a doubt, you can not miss.

In addition, in Begur you have an appointment with its gastronomy. Even the most demanding palates will be fascinated by the multiple and exquisite offers you can find.

As we said before, the Costa Brava breathes tranquility, invites to rest, and is the perfect place to connect with the sea, as well as enjoy the calm and crystal clear waters of its coves.

This route that goes from Begur to Cala Sa tuna, starts from the village of Begur, and you can walk it in one day. If you wish to move around by car, parking is easy to find.

The visit to the castle of Begur is free, so you can access it freely and enjoy the incredible views it offers of much of the Costa Brava and the villages surrounding Begur. Likewise, to enjoy the coves you only need to have a good sunny day and a good attitude, since the fun is on your own.

Begur Castle

castell begur

The Castell de Begur… a view from the highest point of the Costa Brava. A meeting of history and nature that you cannot miss.

Although today everything is reduced to ruins, it is the magic that surrounds this architectural monument (declared a cultural asset of national interest “…BCIN”).BCIN”), which makes it indescribable. A reunion where history is breathed and that awakens the imagination of the most curious, since among the stones you can imagine the majesty and grandeur that once belonged to this place.

Perhaps what most motivates you to visit the Begur Castle are its totally free panoramic views. The sea and mountains become a visual delight, in the midst of warm breezes, full of salt and the sweet taste of the Costa Brava.

If you dare to walk, there are information panels that lead directly to the castle (a very easy and accessible path). This path can take about ten minutes from the center of town, can be climbed without difficulty and is even suitable for people with reduced mobility. If your option is to arrive by car, we recommend that you get as close as possible, and from there look for parking at the foot of the fortification.

Castell de Begur offers many reasons for you to come and visit it. We recommend you to visit it during the morning, so that later you have time to return to the center of town and visit it at your leisure: strolling through its streets, and admiring the points of interest that you will find marked on the walls of the streets. Once you have visited this beautiful town, it is time to recharge your batteries and go to lunch.

La Pizzeta (restaurant)

castell de begur

If you are in Begur you must visit “la Pizzeta”. An Italian restaurant with a wide variety of Mediterranean dishes and an excellent gluten-free vegan option. A good culinary alternative to enjoy a plan with your partner or family. However, as an alternative to this restaurant, you also have all the restaurants with terrace that you will find in the Plaza de la Vila, that is, in the historic center of the town of Begur, right next to the church. There you will also eat well, and enjoy the atmosphere as you watch the people go by.

Sa tuna or S'antiga Cove

ruta cala santiga

When it comes to Begur, we cannot forget its coves.. It is no wonder: with so many options it is difficult to make a decision, taking into account that the gastronomic offer is magnificent and with the option of lodging if you come to spend a few days. However, here are two options that we suggest in this refreshing trip along the Costa Brava.

This corner in the heart of Begur could be described in one word: “fascinating”. Being surrounded by a narrow sea coast, the Cala Sa tuna overflows with authenticity. Its small houses in the middle of narrow streets, still retain the charm of the old fishing port and a breathtaking view of the sea; certainly a cove that evokes memories and stories: ideal place to go with all kinds of company, whether you want to go as a couple, with children or with friends.

It can be reached on foot from the center of town by the old road, or even by car. It is easy to access and you can find parking in the area. In summer, public transportation is also a very good option.

On the other hand we propose another alternative cove: Cala S’antiga. In this you can enjoy a quiet afternoon, more advisable to go as a couple: because in this cove you will have privacy, and it is more suitable for a romantic date.In this cove you will have privacy, and it is the most suitable for a romantic date.

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