Area Focus Palafrugell

An ancient fishing village formed by several coves that still preserve their charm, Calella de Palafrugell is one of the few places on the Costa Brava which still preserves the charm of the villages of the area before the arrival of mass tourism, with narrow streets, steep tiled roofs and some traditional two-floor fishermen’s dwellings.

Calella de Palafrugell Town

This ancient fishing village is on a rocky coastline sprinkled with small coves to the north of the Castell – Cap Roig natural area and ideal for walking or cycling, with the coastal and tourist village of Llafranc to the north.

In the summer, the Cap Roig Botanical Gardens hold the Cap Roig Music Festival and also the Cycle of Summer Concerts in the Church of Sant Pere, organised by the Joventuts Musicals de Palafrugell. The annual ‘Habanera’ meeting, which gathers thousands of people on the beach of Port Bo is one of the best-known events in the area.

Calella de Palafrugell has the “Poble amb encant” and “Barris i Viles Marineres” seal awarded by the Catalan Tourism Agency. This stamp certifies that it is a place with a special attraction or beauty, which captivates and enchants the visitor. The seal is given by the conjunction of aspects and architectural, urban, patrimonial, environmental and tourist elements and elements.

Town centre with a variety of cultural and sports facilities and great commercial activity

The town centre with a variety of cultural and sports facilities and great commercial activity. Palafrugell is located in privileged surroundings at the heart of the Costa Brava. With a population of around 23,000 inhabitants, this is the largest town in the region. The original town of Palafrugell is at the centre of the present municipality, which it shares with the rural centres of Santa Margarida, Ermedàs and Llofriu at the foot of the Gavarres Hills, along with the coastal villages of Calella, Llafranc, Tamariu and Aigua Xelida. This town today mainly lives off tourism and is ideally located between the sea and the hinterland.

The centre of Palafrugell brings together the cultural and commercial activity. Accessible only on foot, the area around the church and the old walls offer a peaceful stroll visiting the shops, bars, restaurants, museums and foundations just a few minutes away.

Source from: Visitpalafrugell.cat

Palafrugell Beaches

Palafrugell’s coast is made up by rocks, cliffs, beaches and hidden corners of real beauty. We recommend you to take a boat excursion, take a kayak or just walk along the coast to discover all its charm.

  • El Candell & ELs Canyissos (Calella)
  • El Port Pelegrí (Calella)
  • La Platgeta (Calella)
  • Platja d'en Calau (Calella)
  • Platja del Golfet (Calella)
  • Port Bo or Platja de les Barques (Calella)
  • Port de la Malaespina (Calella)
  • Sant Roc or Els Canyers (Calella)
  • Llafranc (Llafranc)
  • Aiguadolça (Tamariu )
  • Aigua Xelida (Tamariu )
  • Cala Marquesa (Tamariu )
  • Cala Pedrosa (Tamariu )
  • El Cau or Cala dels Gens (Tamariu )
  • Els Liris (Tamariu )
  • Platja de Tamariu  (Tamariu )

Palafrugell Gastronomy

The gastronomy of Palafrugell is very rich and varied. Both the traditional dishes and the most avant-garde are present on the menus of the restaurants and prepared with top-quality products.

We suggest you take a gastronomic tour of Palafrugell to try some of the most traditional recipes in the restaurants of the municipality or buy the ingredients in the market and prepare them yourselves.

Source from: Visitcadaques.org

Shopping in Palafrugell

Palafrugell’s commercial background has lasted throughout the years. The town is known for its dynamic and cooperative trade and for launching promotions that have attracted visitors from all over. We can find a great diversity of high-quality goods and services without the need to leave the town, which becomes a large outdoor shopping centre.

Come to Palafrugell, pass through its businesses, stop in front of its shop windows while discovering the latest trends, and get expert advice as you go shopping.

Search for real estate for sale in Palafrugell

L'Ametlla de Mar, Tarragona, Spain

L'Ametlla de Mar, Tarragona, Spain

On the 1st line of the sea and in the...

  • 2 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 121
L'Ametlla de Mar, Tarragona, Spain

    Tivissa, Tarragona, Spain

    Tivissa, Tarragona, Spain

    Spectacular farmhouse, completely renovated from the old farmhouse, located in...

    • 6 beds
    • 5 baths
    • 450
    Tivissa, Tarragona, Spain

      Cambrils, Tarragona, Spain

      Cambrils, Tarragona, Spain

      Fantastic property with architectural characteristics with a marked American style....

      • 4 beds
      • 3 baths
      • 393
      Cambrils, Tarragona, Spain

        Reset password

        Enter your email address and we will send you a link to change your password.

        Powered by Estatik