Province: Girona
Shire: Baix Empordà
Inhabitants: 2745
Extension: 25,8 Km2
Altitude: 55 m

At the top of the Baix Empordà Aspre Puig found the town, partly walled, Pals. It received its name, which comes from the Latin "palus" and that means wetland, why was formerly a municipality which was surrounded by swamps. Its population is divided between the core Pals and Platja Masos els. It is said that Christopher Columbus set off on their journey to the Americas from this beach.

Early indications are that this town and castle dating from the ninth century, during the medieval period. Today, the only preserved ancient castle Tower of the Hours (so named why someone put a clock) or also known as the Tower of Homage. In a later stage we can visit the church of Sant Pere (944) where we see a mixture of different styles (Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque) because with the passage of time have been remodeled. Also, it remains an ancient fortified Gothic building where you installed the Museum of Underwater Archaeology Ca la Pruna. It should be added that the writer Josep Pla left his print shop in this town because there is a viewpoint that bears his name, and where you get great views of Empordanet.

The old center was largely destroyed during the Civil War. Although the initiative of Dr. Pi i Figueres term was due rebuild and Pals has been winning various awards.

As Pals is located in an area dominated so wet rice crops, the crop is documented since the fourteenth century. Also, in their natural environment, giving rise to multiple sports and hiking activities, consists of white pine cones and growing by the massif of Begur. But what stands out, par excellence, of the natural environment is the protected area of the Basses of Coll, which are a set of Mediterranean ecosystems, fully recommended to visit.

Where to sleep

Mas Ferran

Pals (a 1.5 Km)

Masferran is a project of its owner, Ferran, who bought with great…

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Hotel del Teatre, Adults Only

Regencós (a 2.7 Km)

The Hotel del Teatre is housed in a century-old house from the…

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Càmping Mas Patoxas

Pals (a 1.9 Km)

Camping quiet and family atmosphere. Located in the middle of the Costa…

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La Indiana de Begur, Petit Hotel Boutique

Begur (a 5 Km)

The Petit Hotel Boutique "La Indiana de Begur" is a colonial style…

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Agènciavi allotjaments turístics

Begur (a 5.1 Km)

We are an agency that has been in the real estate sector…

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Hotel Hanoi

Begur (a 5 Km)

Hanoi Hotel, an 18th century Indian building, is one of Begur's most…

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Càmping Playa Brava

Pals (a 4.9 Km)

1st category family campsite located just in front of Playa de Pals,…

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Càmping Inter Pals

Pals (a 4.3 Km)

Holidays in a long golden beach, facing the Medes Islands, near the…

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Where to eat

Restaurant La Calèndula

Regencós (a 2.7 Km)

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

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Restaurant Ona Feels

Begur (a 4.7 Km)

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

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Hotel Restaurant Sa Tuna

Begur (a 6.7 Km)

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

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La Xicra

Palafrugell (a 6 Km)

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

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El Racó

Palamós (a 14.1 Km)

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

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Mas Ros Restaurant i Hotel

Cassà de la Selva (a 25.2 Km)

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

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Restaurant Artusi

Girona (a 26.9 Km)

Located in the heart of the old town of Girona, Artusi restaurant…

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What to do

Federació Pessebres Vivents de Catalunya


Feeders Association Coordinator of Catalonia Living is a nonprofit cultural association, consisting…

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Costa Brava Parc Aventura

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

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Pessebre Vivent de Pals


The Living Nativity of Pals goes beyond its religious meaning and has…

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Paintball Empordà

Palafrugell (a 2.6 Km)

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

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Globus Empordà

Colomers (a 7.7 Km)

Enjoy a balloon flight, a unique experience from the air with friends…

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Begur Dive

Begur (a 6.9 Km)

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

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Torroella de Montgrí - L'Estartit (a 5.9 Km)

We are Lassdive, a school and center for adventure sports and activities…

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Hípica Mas Paguina i Turisme Rural

Torroella de Montgrí - L'Estartit (a 8.1 Km)

Horse riding is a sport open to all and, a different way…

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OFF Festival in Palafrugell

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Cultural Experiences in Palafrugell

25/09/2021 ...

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Alt Empordà Sea Walking

24/09/2021 - 26/09/2021

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September agenda in Palamós

01/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

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Historic Costa Brava Rally in Palamós

30/09/2021 - 03/10/2021

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