Calonge - Sant Antoni

Province: Girona
Shire: Baix Empordà
Inhabitants: 10789
Extension: 33,6 Km2
Altitude: 22 m

Calonge is a municipality in the comarca of Baix Empordà is divided into two traditional villages: the old town known as Calonge and tourist center, touching the coast, known as Sant Antoni de Calonge. Calonge is situated about 4 kilometers inland and is the medieval core of the population and, therefore, we find towers and walls of the old castle of Calonge. The municipality comprises a total of five entities. Apart from the two mentioned above we have to add Cabanyes, Sant Daniel and Treumal.

Calonge has historical references that show it as a place of ancient settlements, are a sample of the dolmens and menhirs them found within the municipality such as Puigsesforques dolmen, quite close to the sea and the Iberian settlement of Castell Barri. The eighth century is the start date Calonge Castle, one of the largest in the region. Today you can visit, but you can walk around the courtyard and gardens. Calonge Another notable building located in Sant Antoni de Calonge Torre Valentina is known, a tower next to the sea to watch the attack from pirates. It is a curious construction since it has no gateway and internal stairs to access it had to do with an outside staircase. We also found in this case, in Calonge same, Tower Castle Lloreta a small square. The twelfth century is considered the date of the construction of the monastery of Santa Maria del Mar and the Collet. It is worth noting that many of the items listed above are included in tours that allow visitors to know the town, such as the path round the valley of the mills or the Collet.

Gradually, the population was developed, but not until mid-twentieth century that tourism develops in all its splendor and ends up giving a great importance in this field to the core of Sant Antoni de Calonge. Quintessential core of the population, as it is located on the seafront and offers some incredible scenery and clear waters, one of the municipalities of the Costa Brava most visited by tourists.

For this reason, it is not surprising that we highlight an entourage of beaches like San Antonio, which is the longest in the Township, the Torre Valentina, located where it is located this architectural feature that we discussed earlier, the Es Monestri, that is closest to Palamos, and the Cala Christus - Ses Turrets, which is only accessible on foot or via the stairs that go down the road or through the walkway.

Calonge is a municipality with traditions, among which are the Medieval Market, held on Saturday and Easter Sunday, the Festa del Vi Nou (New Wine Festival) held by Sant Martí (November 11) and culminates with an opening of boots and a popular tasting, or Dolça Fira (sweet fair) held in the month of May and in which we can find a lot of sweet.

Where to sleep

Eurocamping

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 2.4 Km)

Family camping and very quiet located in the heart of the Costa…

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Hotel Sant Joan

Palamós (a 4.4 Km)

It is a century-eighteenth century farmhouse completely restored in 2000. The center…

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Càmping Sènia Cala Gogo - Calonge​​​​​​

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 3.5 Km)

The campsite Cala Gogo offers spacious sites for tents and caravans, as…

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Càmping Internacional de Calonge

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 3.5 Km)

Camping located on the Costa Brava very close to the beach and…

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Mas Falet 1682

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 2.7 Km)

4 star hotel in an old seventeenth century farmhouse overlooking the Sierra…

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Ceigrup Finques Riart API

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 2.5 Km)

We put at your disposal a wide range of tourist accommodation in…

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Hotel Hípica Park *

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 6.3 Km)

Small family hotel with 30 rooms. All have an outside terrace, a…

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Càmping Relax-Ge

Mont-Ras (a 6.4 Km)

Camping located in Mont-ras, in the geographic center of the Costa Brava,…

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Where to eat

El Racó

Palamós (a 4.7 Km)

Mediterránia Pizzeria located at 200m from the sea on the promenade of…

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Hostal Chic

Sant Feliu de Guixols (a 9.6 Km)

Without limitations when leaving the rooms: In our house has time x…

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La Xicra

Palafrugell (a 9.5 Km)

Market Cuisine in the heart of the Costa Brava, in an old…

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Restaurant La Calèndula

Regencós (a 12.7 Km)

La Calèndula Restaurant is located in the old theater of the medieval…

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Restaurant Fonda Caner - Hotel Rosa - SpaBegur

Begur (a 15 Km)

If you visit or the Costa Brava Begur, you'll want to stay…

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Ona Feels

Begur (a 16.9 Km)

The restaurant Ona feels, is a beach bar with a special charm,…

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Hotel Restaurant Sa Tuna

Begur (a 16.7 Km)

It is the only Hotel in Cala Sa Tuna, corner pampered by…

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Restaurant la Gruta

Tossa de Mar (a 19.8 Km)

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What to do

Museu de la Pesca

Palamós (a 4.6 Km)

The objective of the Fishing Museum is to be a space for…

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Tela Marinera

Palamós (a 4.6 Km)

It offers various activities related to navigation: pedagogical, tourist, sport, recreational, gastronomic,…

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Pessebre Vivent Castell D'Aro

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 6.6 Km)

Our Bethlehem begins in 1959 by Father Gumersind and the Bas family.…

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El Gran Museu de la Màgia

Santa Cristina d'Aro (a 8.1 Km)

Catalan house of end of 1700, with chapel, where automatons, posters, magic…

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Xarai Experience, Escape room Palafrugell

Palafrugell (a 9.4 Km)

At Xarai Experience we believe that sometimes people need to get out…

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Secret Room Escape Palafrugell

Palafrugell (a 9.6 Km)

The town needs you to stop the disappearances and with the help…

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Globus Empordà

Colomers (a 9.7 Km)

Moved by a spirit of adventure and by the fascination with balloons,…

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Terracotta Museu

La Bisbal d'Empordà (a 11.1 Km)

The purpose of the Terracotta Museum of Ceramics is to conserve and…

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News

Live Christmas at the Baix Llobregat

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Events

Onadance Festival in Palamós

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Crayfish menu in Palamós

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