If you’re looking for spacious accommodation for a large party of holidaymakers that’s close to the beach on the stunning Costa Brava, then look no further than Casa Susana. This recent addition to our Catalan programme of properties boasts six bedrooms and three bathrooms, sleeping up to eight guests in the main house and a
With its own language, tumultuous history and unforgettable capital city, Catalonia is a truly distinct region of Spain and is almost a country in its own right. With historical monuments and sites of interest around every corner, those seeking a culturally-inspiring holiday flock to Barcelona and its vicinity.
Nostra Pau is a charming traditional rustic finca located in one of the most expensive and sought-after parts of coastal Spain. Two kilometres of private driveway lead to this secluded country house. Being amidst pine woods and rolling hills yet a mere 20 minute drive from the Costa Brava with all of its rugged scenery,
With its pine-clad, stone-path walks that twist and turn around an interesting coastline, legendary cities, autonomous culture and favourable year-round climate, it’s not difficult to understand why Catalonia remains a top tourist destination.
They certainly love their festivals in Catalonia just as much as they do in the rest of Spain. Like paella, sangria, the siesta and a landscape dominated by pine forests, fishing villages and legendary resorts, festivals of all shapes, sizes and themes, help craft Catalonia’s unique identity. While many of Europe’s leading tourist destinations have
La Merce Festival 2013 ~ Every year during the last week of September the city of Barcelona becomes particularly pulsating when it holds its biggest annual street festival, La Merce. Having taken place since 1902, the festival’s intense celebrations last for five days and are held in honour of the patron saint of Barcelona, Mare de
The exquisite Spanish house of La Mar sits comfortably amongst the gently undulating unspoilt countryside of Catalonia close to the medieval town of Begur and some of the most prestigious beaches in Spain. The population of Begur can swell to ten times its normal size in the high tourist season; such is its reputation as
Salvador Dali thought so much of his beloved Gala, that he bought her a castle in a very beautiful part of north eastern Spain. Vintage Travel also thinks this area of Spain is extremely lovely and, as proof, has just added an incredible 18th century house to their armoury of luxurious places to stay for
Villa Mas Espada – a 14th century manor house in Palafrugell, Catalonia…Wow! Every now and again a property becomes available for holiday rental which “transcends the norm.” A house so wonderful, so historic and so finely finished that you may well wonder if you are worthy of such unrivalled luxury. Villa Mas Espada in Palafrugell
The unpretentious and somewhat scruffy town of Figueres not far from the French border in Catalonia boasts a great triumph; it is where the great impressionist painter Salvador Dali was born. While modest and fairly non-descript in its aesthetical appearance, Figueres is an interesting town. For starters there is the museum, which is dedicated to