El Port de la Selva

Province: Girona
Shire: Alt Empordà
Inhabitants: 993
Extension: 41,6 Km2
Altitude: 12 m

El Port de la Selva is a municipality in the county of Alt Empordà. Within its boundaries lies the core of the Vall de Santa Creu.

His term is a blend of natural colors has blue Mediterranean sea, the green of the vines planted and brown Rodes saw that in this area takes its name from the Verdera.

The hosts Rodes saw at his feet, the town of El Port de la Selva and at its peak the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes.

There is no record of core houses in El Port de la Selva to the eighteenth century. The first settlers were fishermen seems that the Selva de Mar or other surrounding villages who had set the stands to save the fishing tools. Along with the vine and olive were the economic activities of the population.

Due to the strong depopulation phylloxera, the population changed its main activities today still focus on tourism and fishing.

The monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes is the architectural jewel of the population, along with Verdera Castle and the old town of Santa Creu de Rhodes, was declared a National Cultural Interest.

Apart from these elements, the Port de la Selva has other medieval monuments like the church of Sant Baldiri of Tavellera or megalithic monuments like Dolmens High Moras, found on the road leading to the monastery.

As for the resort, El Port de la Selva has some of the best beaches in Catalonia. There are sandy and others have rounded stones, but all have a fully crystalline water, water de Creus Cape itself. We emphasize the beach of Port de la Vall, the Tamariua of the Port de la Selva and Pas.

Where to sleep

Hotel Gri-mar

Llançà (a 5.5 Km)

Family hotel situated in a residential area surrounded by gardens, near the…

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Can Jai Allotjament Rural

Peralada (a 7 Km)

A country house. XVIII in the town of Peralada. The cottage, 290 m²,…

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Càmping Rodas

Roses (a 9 Km)

quiet family located in the heart of the Bay of Roses Camping.…

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Immobiliaria Barneda Roses

Roses (a 9.1 Km)

Barneda Roses real estate is a family real estate, with more than…

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Càmping Sant Miquel

Colera (a 8.5 Km)

At 5 minutes walking from Colera beaches, the Yelloh! Village Sant Miquel…

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Hotel Grecs

Roses (a 8.6 Km)

Family hotel with 61 rooms, all overlooking the bay of Roses. It…

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Hotel Vistabella

Roses (a 10.5 Km)

Hotel luxury 5 star hotel located beachfront in Roses on the Costa…

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Hotel Cala Jóncols

Roses (a 10.3 Km)

The Hotel Cala Jóncols is one of the few hotels on the…

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Where to eat

Restaurant Can Llissa

Colera (a 8.5 Km)

In Can Llissa we are defenders of the slow food philosophy and…

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Els Brancs - Restaurant

Roses (a 10.5 Km)

Restaurant awarded a Michelin star in a prime location on the beach…

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What to do

Ornithocaiac als Aiguamolls

Llançà (a 5.2 Km)

We will sail in double sea kayaks, ideal for people who have…

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SK Kayak Escola de Piragüisme Llançà

Llançà (a 5.2 Km)

We will paddle all together discovering the spectacular panoramic views over the…

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Diving Center Colera

Colera (a 8.5 Km)

The Colera Diving Center is located inside the Camping Sant Miquel, in…

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Charter Sant Isidre

Cadaqués (a 8.2 Km)

The Sant Isidre was built in 1925 in order to be used…

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Aquabrava

Roses (a 8.1 Km)

In Roses, one of the most important tourist towns of the Costa…

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Euro Divers Jóncols

Roses (a 10.3 Km)

Euro Divers Jóncols opens its second diving center in Catalonia located in…

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Butterfly park

Castelló d'Empúries (a 13.4 Km)

The Butterfly Park is an indoor tropical garden, about 2000m2, located in…

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Ecoboats

Castelló d'Empúries (a 12.7 Km)

Rent one of our boats without permission to travel the main channel…

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