It's beautiful, brilliant and indescribable, full of peace and quiet. I upload pictures for you to enjoy Calella de Palafrugell in all its glory like we do every day when we go to work, we are privileged! Do not hesitate for a second, if you can, to see this wonderful paradise in winter.
In the area there is the Iberian settlement, the Hotel El Far, Guaita Tower and the Lighthouse of San Sebastian, crossing one of the Caminos de Ronda organized to explore the Costa Brava. From San Sebastian, the tourist office offers a route to Llafranc of 2.14 km, it takes 45 minutes and is of medium difficulty. Between nature and from the mountain don't just look at a beautiful Mediterranean flora, but it constantly invites you to see the sea.
On the road from Palafrugell to Torroella de Montgri are the Wineries Grau. They have a huge variety of wines, spirits, different and rarely seen with good prices. It's easy to find people coming from France daily, local restaurants in search of wine, locals and visitors passing through the area (especially alcohol fans), we can avoid a crash to find a good glass of wine or liqueur that is usually hard to find. Besides customer care there is a play area for kids, the decor and the place are quite nice. So, if passing through the area visit the Grau Wineries, they are worth knowing.
This place is the prettiest village to be found on the Costa Brava coast. I have been going to Calella every summer for over 20 years, and I never get tired of going to the port and watching the sea and porches there, you only have to look at a picture to know that it is Calella, for me it is unique.
This is a tower that was built by constructed Lostaló Guistar between the years 1904 and 1905 and graduated the water pressure. Today it is a milestone that symbolizes Palafrugell in the Plaza de Can Mario versus Contemporary Art Space, forming what was the cork establishment, a typical activity in the zone.
The Church of San Martin is behind the market. The interior, restored after the civil war, is composed of a nave and side chapels that are late Gothic dating from the XVI century. The facade and the bell tower are Baroque style and dating from the XVII and XVIII centuries.
A summer festival in the Botanic Gardens of Caixa Girona in Calella de Palafrugell is really tempting and it is held during July and August. This is the Cap Roig Gardens Festival, located in a unique place, near the sea and encompasses different arts. Dance, classical music, pop, jazz and opera are just some of the methods that are presented each year. Read more at: Http :/ / www.Bravanostra.Com/articulos/festival-jardines-de-cap-roig/
Sculptor Rodolfo Candelaria is dedicated to the ladies market. It was commissioned by the City of Palafrugell and was opened on August 14, 2009. This bronze sculpture is opposite the meat market. He was a North American artist who lived in Palafrugell for over 35 years.
The Palafrugell Bus Station, located just outside the town, right next to the tourist office, is a contemporary building with covered platforms. The station has a city bus stop, facilitating the movement of passengers to their local destinations. Sarfa Coach, founded in 1921, is the company that manages and serves the routes in this area of the Costa Brava.
The tourist office "Sauleda" in Palafrugell is the headquarters of the various pla the area: Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Tamariu. It is located in a small building with large windows on Carrilet Street and has a central desk and two areas with leaflets and brochures with tourist information on the area of the Costa Brava.
Last summer I was up walking the Carrer del Ample, and what arrested my attention was seeing a couple of girls using this utility. After a few days I found it empty and began to browse. I found a board where the council identified it's culture, I read a bit about its history and found that it dated from the XIX century. The water comes from a natural source located in the basement, the same, which once also supplied the Farol Fountain. Its architectural style is popular and replaced the one that existed across the street from the fountain.
Lost in the intersection of two streets (the Ample and the Font) is a small square with the XIX century Farol Fountain which has been classed as a heritage property. Popularly known as the Old Fountain, it was fed by an underground well which also supplies water to the old laundry. It's mounted on a stone pedestal step.
The sculpture, dedicated to the architect Josep Pratmarsó, is in the alley separating church and market. Is the work of artist Magda Martí. Josep Pratmarsó i Parera (1913-1985), did many projects on the Costa Brava, specializing in houses, and most of his works are in the Archive of the College of Architects of the Demarcation of Gerona.
The Torre de Calella is attached to the Hotel de la Torre. Is it preserved and we can now admire it, it was built in 1587 and in 1757 it was the prison where captured pirates were held in Cap Roig. It is Gothic Renaissance in style.
The Teatro Municipal was opened in 1999 in the historic center. In addition to a room for 470 people, it has an exhibition area, auditorium and cultural area. During the day the tourist office is behind the counter. It differs from adjoining architecture that retains historical features, as its facade contains a large window that breaks the urban street image.