Santa Cristina d'Aro

Province: Girona
Shire: Baix Empordà
Inhabitants: 5067
Extension: 67,6 Km2
Altitude: 30 m

Santa Cristina de Aro is a municipality of the Baix Empordà, located in the Vall d'Aro and bounded by the Gavarres massif on the north and the Ardenya massif on the south. In addition to the center, Santa Cristina comprises the old nuclei of Romanyà de la Selva, Bell-lloc and Solius. In 1858 it was separated from Castell d'Aro, becoming the municipality of Santa Cristina de Aro.

The land is basically forest, with forests of pines, oaks and cork oaks. There are also areas of agricultural and industrial exploitation, but the main activity of the municipality is tourism, which is mainly concentrated in the summer months. The municipality has a good number of tourist infrastructures: horse riding, golf courses and other diverse leisure activities, such as: The Monastery of Solius that houses a unique collection of 39 dioramas; the Great Museum of Magic, Xevi collection, museum of illusion and curiosity where we will find the most important private collections, with international recognition, related to the world of magic and illusionism, Enrique Sacristán's private collection related to the world of lyrical genre known as Zarzuela, among other proposals.

The geographical location of Santa Cristina and the beauty of its surroundings make its places an ideal place to perform outdoor activities and enjoy intensely natural and heritage wealth. There are several hiking and cycling routes that are a must for the visitor. Among the most prominent are the Greenway, a bike path that follows the old route of the railway that went from Sant Feliu de Guíxols in Girona. Also the literary itinerary Rodoreda - Romanyá that brings us closer to the work of the writer Mercè Rodoreda and   It is a good way to combine hiking with culture. Santa Cristina de Aro is Megalithic land par excellence, both in the Ardenya and the Gavarres you will find archaeological remains of great heritage interest, the most important is the dolmen of the Cave of Daina, in Romanyà. Other elements to emphasize are the castle of Solius, of the medieval time, now already in ruins, the Gorges of Salenys and the Source Picante, among others.

Throughout the year, an extensive program of guided tours of discovery of the natural and cultural heritage of the municipality is offered.

Within the municipality, we find 3 coves of great beauty: Cala de Canyet, Cala del Señor Ramon and Cala Vallpresona.

In Santa Cristina several festivities are celebrated throughout the year. Among the most important, we find the Festival, around July 24, with several activities, one of the most outstanding, the Popular Race. The Carnival of the Friendship always gathers a good number of visitors to the population. Each nucleus also has its party: a Solius is the second half of May, in Bell-lloc, on August 15 and Romanyá, in mid-September.

Where to sleep

Hapimag Mas Nou

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 2.4 Km)

Apartments in the Golf d'Aro resort on the Costa Brava; located in…

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Càmping Valldaro

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 3.5 Km)

Camping completely flat with plenty of shade. It has excellent facilities, 4…

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Càmping Vall d'Or

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 5.1 Km)

With more than 50 years of history, it is a camping where…

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Van der Valk Hotel Barcarola

Sant Feliu de Guixols (a 4.6 Km)

Ideal hotel for enjoying a relaxing break in one of the most…

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Càmping Riembau

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 3.7 Km)

The Riembau Camping is located on the Costa Brava, in Platja d'Aro.…

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Càmping Internacional de Calonge

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 6.8 Km)

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

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Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 8.5 Km)

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

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Ceigrup Finques Riart API

Calonge - Sant Antoni (a 8.1 Km)

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

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Where to eat

El Racó

Palamós (a 10.8 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 11.1 Km)

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

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La Xicra

Palafrugell (a 17.3 Km)

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

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Restaurant La Calèndula

Regencós (a 20.4 Km)

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

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Restaurant Ona Feels

Begur (a 24.6 Km)

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

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Hotel Restaurant Sa Tuna

Begur (a 24.6 Km)

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

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Restaurant Artusi

Girona (a 23.8 Km)

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

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Restaurant Fonda Caner - Hotel Rosa - SpaBegur

Begur (a 22.8 Km)

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

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What to do

El Gran Museu de la Màgia

Santa Cristina d'Aro

Catalan house of end of 1700, with chapel, where automatons, posters, magic…

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Pessebre Vivent Castell D'Aro

Castell - Platja d'Aro (a 2.1 Km)

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

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Museu de la Pesca

Palamós (a 10.7 Km)

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

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Tela Marinera

Palamós (a 10.7 Km)

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

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Globus Empordà

Colomers (a 15.3 Km)

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

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Hotel Balneari Vichy Catalan

Caldes de Malavella (a 16.7 Km)

The hot springs and sodium bicarbonate of Vichy Catalan Manantial emerge at…

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Triton Diving Llafranc

Palafrugell (a 18.1 Km)

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

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Viles Florides

Almacelles (a 18.1 Km)

Villas Floridas promotes the flower and the plant as Catalonia's natural heritage…

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Cultural March in Santa Cristina de Aro

01/03/2021 - 31/03/2021

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Discounts for stays in mobile-men 2021

Càmping Riembau (Castell - Platja d'Aro) (a 3.7 Km)

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Vol Globus Empordà pack + Mas Geli tasting

Globus Empordà (Colomers) (a 15.3 Km)

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Hotel Acacias (Lloret de Mar) (a 17.7 Km)

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