Dating costa brava
GALA DALI CASTLE - Púbol 1 hour and 15 minutes drive For years this mediaeval castle in the hamlet of Púbol was the home to artist Salvador Dali's wife, Gala, and later his own home.
Inside, the house harbours paintings and drawings that Dali gave to his wife, along with a collection of Gala's haute couture gowns and the furnishings and items that the couple handpicked to decorate the castle.
A charming fishing village with an ancient Romanesque walled-in area with defence towers located on a promontory looking out over the sea.
Besalu was originally a fortress located between two rivers.
In 1966 it was officially declared an Historical-Artistic Complex due to its invaluable architecture.
With a laidback atmosphere and an excellent choice of restaurants, cafés and shops, Girona also provides the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding region.
The regional capital, Barcelona, and the pretty coastal town of Tossa de Mar on the Costa Brava, are within easy reach for included excursions.Nestled among these rocks is a Benedictine monastery founded almost one thousand years ago, along with the sanctuary of Our Lady of Montserrat, the "black virgin" who is also the patron saint of Catalonia.