|Empuriabrava & Castelló d' Empuries|
d’Empúries, a village dated in the ninth century, became during the
Middle Ages a flourishing town since it was converted into the county
capital of Empúries.
that period date the most important buildings and streets of the monument
district, that have kept the traditional appearance, like porticoed
squares, Bordell Street, the handicrafts districts and the ‘Call’ or
Jewish quarter, reminiscences from the medieval town planning.
Especially worth mentioning is the “Terra de Trobadors” Festival, which evokes the days of the Castelló medieval, both in popular aspect (Medieval market, feast-days march around the streets) and cultural aspect (talks, troubadour music concerts). In these days, the town offers one the chance to relive certain sensations of the capital of the county of Empúries.
modern marina of Empuriabrava is the residential area of Castelló d’Empúries,
located near the historic town.
7.000 m of wide sandy beaches and 24 km of navigable canals, Empuriabrava
has a peculiar design, a wide range of sea and air sports and a complete
sport harbour. If one takes into consideration the range of leisure
activities and accommodation on offer, it is the ideal place to spend the
holidays or set up house.
other important offer of the municipality of Castelló d’Empúries is
the extension of the Natural Park of Aiguamolls de l’Empordà, with 4,78
hectares, between Rodes mountains to the north and Fluvià River to the
of its geographic location the marshes has become an important stop and
rest point for thousands of birds that make long travels of
intercontinental migration between the north of Africa and Europe.
Actually, one can observe 324 species of birds and almost 80 nidify