Free Places and Activities on the Costa Brava

The Costa Brava Rally

The Costa Brava Rally is a rally competition developed annually in the Costa Brava (Spain) from 1953 to 1987, and then again since 2005. It has been scoring for the European Rally Championship and the Spanish Rally Championship. Between 1988 and 2004 it was not celebrated, when merging with the… Read more »

Marcel Duchamp and Cadaqués

He was a face from my childhood before I realized he was an art history icon. My father had bought a small house in the Catalan village of Cadaqués, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. We would go there in the summer, and I would often see an elderly gentleman… Read more »

Tossa de Mar: Pandora and The Flying Dutchman

Hollywood and movie stars have always had a way of putting quiet corners of the globe on the tourist map. Think St Tropez and Brigitte Bardot, Monaco and Grace Kelly, Carmel and Clint Eastwood. Such was the case with Tossa de Mar, which was a sleepy little village on Spain’s… Read more »

Roman Ruins of “Vil.la Pla de Palol” in Platja d´Aro

The Roman village of Pla de Palol, also known as the Roman village of Artigues Beach, is an archaeological site on some lands that face Cala Rovira, next to Avenida del Cavall Bernat (C-253), within the municipal district of Castell-Platja d’Aro. The part of the saved villa was excavated in… Read more »