Palamós

Province: Girona
Shire: Baix Empordà
Inhabitants: 18057
Extension: 14,0 Km2
Altitude: 12 m

Palamos is a population Costeria of Baix Empordà including S'Alguer entities, Cala Margarida, The Figuerar, La Fosca Palamos and Sant Joan Vila-Roma. It is situated in a fantastic setting, between the Mediterranean Sea and Gavarres Aubí plain.

Its origins are found on top of Mount Montagut which houses three large stones that shape the Dolmen de Montagut. But we also found the remains of what had been the castle of Sant Esteve de Mar, and built on Roman remains, and that is located on the eastern slope of the beach of la Fosca. In fact, in the year 1279 purchase Pere II granted this land and Carta Pobla and it is from here when Palamos born as a people, and is granted the creation of a weekly market and a port, Palamos becoming a stronghold. But not until the nineteenth century that Palamos is constituted as an urban enclave.

In fact, the sea that opened the doors to the population also marked the arrival of hazards, access of pirates known as Barba-rossa or the continued presence of troops from different countries that prevented Palamos continuously grow both economically and demographically. Despite this, the port served to shelter ships and support the industry that was emerging from Cork, both the population and the region, in the same way it did the dedicated fishing to fish blue, sardine and anchovy that mainly marketed in Barcelona. In this activity start other activities such as fish sazondado marketing or coral. This same port of Palamos out the boats engaged in trade in the direction of sending America and bringing building materials melis pine, coffee, etc.. Thus, the port of Palamos has continuously been the economic engine of the population.

The town of Palamos has 2 areas of Natural Interest Space (EIN) EIN "Les Gavarres" where lies much of the historical, cultural and ethnological Palamos, and EIN of "Castle - Cap Roig" where, apart from assets, there is a magnificent stretch of coast worth visiting. In the 2 areas find an extensive network of trails for routes and itineraries on foot or by bicycle.

As regards notable buildings are the church of Santa Maria and Pedró neighborhood, the Bell-Lloc chapel, the church of Santa Eugenia de Vila-Roma and Carme Chapel. So as is the Fishing Museum, indispensable space for fishing origins ampurdanesa population.

Where to sleep

Càmping Palamós

Palamós

Near the GR-92, 15 minutes from the town center and 10 minutes…

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Hotel Àncora

Palamós

Cuisine, made at the time and made with fresh fish from the…

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Ceigrup Finques Riart API

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 3.2 Km)

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

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Eurocamping

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 2.8 Km)

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

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Càmping Moby Dick

Palafrugell (a 5.7 Km)

Camping located in a forest of pines and oaks, 100 meters from…

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Càmping Relax-Nat (Naturista)

Mont-Ras (a 4.9 Km)

Camping and bungalows in a naturist environment. In the privileged place of…

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Càmping Relax-Ge

Mont-Ras (a 4.7 Km)

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

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Càmping Internacional de Calonge

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 4.5 Km)

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

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Where to eat

El Racó

Palamós

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

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La Xicra

Palafrugell (a 8 Km)

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

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Hotel Restaurant Sa Tuna

Begur (a 14.7 Km)

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

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Mas Ros Restaurant i Hotel

Cassà de la Selva (a 20.6 Km)

Enjoy a quiet and comfortable stay in our small and warm hotel.…

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What to do

Sailing Boats and Events (Goleta Aran)

Palamós

Live the experience of sailing with a historic boat. Daily departures from…

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Museu de la Pesca

Palamós

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

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Tela Marinera

Palamós

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

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Triton Diving Llafranc

Palafrugell (a 7.3 Km)

The center is located about 100 m from the beach and the…

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Costa Brava Parc Aventura

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 6.3 Km)

Parc Aventura Platja d'Aro and Parc Aventura Pals are located in a…

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Pessebre Vivent Castell D'Aro

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 9.4 Km)

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

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Begur Dive

Begur (a 11.6 Km)

Through a total of 16 dives, you can enter into the fabulous…

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Paintball Empordà

Palafrugell (a 11.2 Km)

Play area suitable for everyone, with a single objective: "play sports having…

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Events

Onadance Festival in Palamós

01/10/2021 - 17/12/2021

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Living Nativity of Castell d'Aro

18/12/2021 - 19/12/2021 ...

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Living nativity scene of Calonge

26/12/2021 ...

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Living nativity scene of Calonge

26/12/2021 ...

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Pals Native of Pals

25/12/2021 - 26/12/2021

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Weather forecast

02-12-2021
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