Portbou

Province: Girona
Shire: Alt Empordà
Inhabitants: 1302
Extension: 9,2 Km2
Altitude: 28 m

Portbou bursting with history, culture and art. I can discover as you walk through the streets, when the Rambla miserable time facing the sea or just when you arrive by train. Here's an overview:

Walter Benjamin Memorial: in memory of Walter Benjamin (1892-PortBou Berlin 1940) and European exiles between 1933 and 1945, Dani Karavan has created the memorial "Passages" in vila Portbou.

Parish church of Santa Maria: temple-like neo-Gothic cathedral. It has a length of 33 meters, a width of 8'50 meters and a height of 20 meters.

International railway station: built 1929, highlights the great iron and glass canopy covering swaths.

Portbou is sea. Born as fishing port, and is still present its essence: a people and a people open the Mediterranean more natural, untouched and wild. One of the last places where we can still while away the hours in silence as we fish, take a little boat to get lost or just be captivated with the stunning pure blue waters. It is not unusual, then, that Portbou we offer a variety of activities related to the sea:

Bathrooms in coves and pristine beaches, diving, kayaking, sport fishing, recreational boating, etc..

Portbou's seaport, but also the last village in the Pyrenees. At this point, the great mountain range juts into the sea and leads to high peaks and rugged coastal mountains become a landscape in a landscape of the mountains. This allows lost in meadows and lush forests while the horizon is dominated by the blue sea or discover the connection with the history in these mountains through the dolmens, menhirs and vineyard huts that still survive.

Doing this land excursions Tramontana come in contact with nature, you can enjoy the reservoir, from its unique setting and gullies clear, taste the many human stories linked to this place or simply free the mind from all the tensions of life everyday.

City of Portbou

Where to sleep

Càmping Sant Miquel

Colera (a 2.8 Km)

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

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Hotel Gri-mar

Llançà (a 6.4 Km)

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

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Can Jai Allotjament Rural

Peralada (a 8.1 Km)

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

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Hotel Spa Vilamont

Garriguella (a 12.2 Km)

Hotel with 11 rooms, pool, jacuzzi, sauna, massage and beauty, cafeteria, elevator…

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Allotjament Turístic Pagés

Sant Climent Sescebes (a 16.2 Km)

Old renovated pension with 6 double rooms equipped with a full bathroom.…

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Immobiliaria Barneda Roses

Roses (a 18.8 Km)

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

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Hotel Grecs

Roses (a 18.3 Km)

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

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Hostal Can Palol

Peralada (a 17.9 Km)

Located at the entrance of the village, just in front of Castle…

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Where to eat

Restaurant Can Llissa

Colera (a 2.8 Km)

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

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Els Brancs - Restaurant

Roses (a 20.5 Km)

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

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What to do

Diving Center Colera

Colera (a 2.8 Km)

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

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SK Kayak Escola de Piragüisme Llançà

Llançà (a 6.3 Km)

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

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Ornithocaiac als Aiguamolls

Llançà (a 6.3 Km)

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

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Celler Mas Llunes

Garriguella (a 12.5 Km)

We are a family winery located in Garriguella, within the DO Empordà.…

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Aquabrava

Roses (a 16.7 Km)

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

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Charter Sant Isidre

Cadaqués (a 18.2 Km)

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

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Casino Castell de Peralada

Peralada (a 18 Km)

In the heart of the Alt Empordà and close to spectacular spots…

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Euro Divers Jóncols

Roses (a 20.8 Km)

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

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