Pals

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

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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Mas Ferran

Pals (a 1.5 Km)

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

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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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Càmping Neptuno

Pals (a 4.1 Km)

Camping Neptuno is a 2nd category campsite, run since 1966 by the…

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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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Hotel Rosa - Spa-Begur

Begur (a 5.1 Km)

Parada, inn and rest. If you visit or the Costa Brava Begur,…

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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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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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La Xicra

Palafrugell (a 6 Km)

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

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Restaurant Fonda Caner - Hotel Rosa - SpaBegur

Begur (a 5.1 Km)

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

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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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Restaurant l'Horta

Bellcaire d'Empordà (a 12.8 Km)

A la Huerta de Bellcaire we offer a homemade cuisine, prepared with…

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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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Hostal Chic

Sant Feliu de Guixols (a 23.2 Km)

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

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Restaurant Pirineus

Celrà (a 23 Km)

We have a didactic and cheerful kitchen at the same time that…

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What to do

Associació Coordinadora de Pessebres Vivents de Catalunya

Pals

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

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Pessebre Vivent de Pals

Pals

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

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Paintball Empordà

Palafrugell (a 2.6 Km)

Playground suitable for everyone, with a single goal: "to make sport fun…

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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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Xarai Experience, Escape room Palafrugell

Palafrugell (a 6.5 Km)

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

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Lassdive

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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Secret Room Escape Palafrugell

Palafrugell (a 5.9 Km)

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

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Globus Empordà

Colomers (a 7.7 Km)

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

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Events

Move: Guided hiking in the Gironès

30/08/2019 - 26/10/2019

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Gastronomic days Es Niu

11/10/2019 - 03/11/2019

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Family Fair in Sant Martí Vell

01/12/2019

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Deals

Come on Begur

Agènciavi allotjaments turístics (Begur) (a 5.1 Km)

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230.00 € 230.00 €

Come on Begur

Agènciavi allotjaments turístics (Begur) (a 5.1 Km)

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120.00 € 120.00 €

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