The Costa Brava
, literally the "brave coast" in Catalan, runs along part of north-eastern Spain
. It stretches for more than 160 km from the town of Blanes
to the town of Portbou. Every year, many visitors are attracted by its dreamy beaches and breathtaking natural areas. All of this combined with a gentle holiday atmosphere. Book one of our luxury villas
now to enjoy this legendary place !
With its rich culture and historical traditions
, the Costa Brava will never cease to excite your curiosity. Starting with its "modernist" architecture, representative of Catalan art, which can be seen in the buildings of the town of Cadaqués
. The Serinyana house, also known as the blue house, is a very good example. With its splendid facade restored in the 2000s, this early 20th century house turns heads. The region is also known for its Greco-Roman ruins located in Empúries as well as its Paleolithic and Neolithic archaeological remains. History lovers will not be disappointed here !
Visit the best local restaurants to sample Catalan cuisine
created from a blend of fresh sea and mountain produce. Now, in your luxury villa, you can choose a chef to accompany you throughout your stay and enjoy a daily taste experience. Villanovo offers this additional service to ensure that you have the perfect holiday in our Costa Brava rental homes.
Immerse yourself in Catalan culture by attending the local festivals, where tradition has been maintained over the centuries. It is also advisable to attend the concerts organized in the towns if you want to dance with the locals to summer music. The Costa Brava is also the birthplace of many artists, one of the most famous being Salvador Dali
. Its works can be seen in many of the region's museums, as well as those of other artists.