Empordanet, a paradise to live authentic experiences near the Costa Brava (between Girona and Barcelona).
The Empordanet is a labeled CreativeFriendlyDestination, located in the province of Girona, in Costa Brava – Catalonia, and consists of the municipalities of La Bisbal d’Empordà, Forallac, Cruïlles, Monells i Sant Sadurni de l’Heura, Corçà and Ullastret.
These charming villages seduce visitors for their authenticity, their relaxing atmosphere, as well as their cultural dynamism which is reflected in activities organized throughout the year through events and festivals that have become international attractions.
This region also offers a wide range of experiences related to nature and gastronomy, to be enjoyed in these small villages with a markedly medieval charm.
Crafts and ceramics are among the main activities (with a tradition for more than three centuries). There is the greatest concentration of craftspeople on the Costa Brava as well as a fair number of artists inspired by its breathless landscapes.
Creative tourists can experience such emotions by participating in a wide array of creative workshops with friendly local craftspeople and artists:
From creating their own ceramic piece, or silver jewelry inspired by nature, to elaborating chocolate lollipops with local products, making their cheese in a farm, designing an Empordà-style natural decoration, as well as enjoying traditional Catalan festivals, to name but a few.
Empordanet is also a model for sustainable, regenerative and creative development. Even recognized internationally, it preserves its authenticity thanks to its attractiveness to the population, creating friendly exchanges between local and foreign travelers, all year long.
In terms of services, travelers can choose from more than 50 restaurants to discover the local cuisine and more than 100 tourist accommodations of different types and categories, including 15 hotels –including two 4-star hotels-, 27 rural houses and 70 apartments for tourist use.