The Hostalric Castle, a fortress perched atop a basalt outcrop, provides visitors two options for seeing the site. For those who prefer guided tours, the local guides will show you some of the most emblematic enclaves and share with you their knowledge and a number of quite astonishing stories.
The town’s medieval quarters are the ideal spot for taking a stroll and offer a couple of options to ensure you take full advantage of your time in Hostalric. Discover, from one of our guides, some of the key historical facts surrounding the medieval village and Viscounty of Cabrera while walking the wall’s footpath or making your way up to Friars Tower.
Joan’s reflective yet original cuisine, Jordi’s defiant imagination with the desserts and the beauty of Josep’s wine pairings formed the perfect triad that catapulted their restaurant project to the number 1 spot on 2013’s list of the world’s best restaurants.
Can Barris, in Campllong, a small village on the outskirts of Girona, is a restaurant that specialises in Catalan cuisine, particularly pan-roasted snails. Located in a beautiful, tranquil rural setting, yet remarkably well connected.
Benfumat is synonymous with freedom and imagination. They never get tired of innovating, trying new things and taking risks when it comes to varieties, cuts, ingredients, formats, preparation, marinades... For over 30 years, they have been supplying the most innovative, highest-quality smoked salmon, with ingredients inspired in the latest international culinary trends.
This terraced house reflects the area’s cultural legacy and draws inspiration from the Villavecchia and Senillosa houses in Cadaqués, both of which incorporate modern elements while respecting traditional style.
The always contentious world of construction is also changing and Zúñiga Construccions has become the first construction company in Girona to adapt to the times, to the demands, guarantees and services that everyone demands, regardless of what they are purchasing.
Etalentum is a Catalan company that specialises in the provision of online recruitment services around the globe. Last September, the company opened a new office in Girona, part of its plan for expansion in Spain.
On 9 November, the Saló de Descans in the Municipal Theatre of Girona played host to the first edition of the Girona Shopping Night Awards, organised by the Girona City Council’s Department of Economic Promotion, Local Development and Tourism.
Ramon Pujol Boira was born in Barcelona in 1949, more specifically in the Sants district of the city, where he lived until he was 19. He subsequently resided in Paris, Sant Cugat and L’Hospitalet until, in 1974, he discovered the Empordà, where he lived for two years in Ordis before ultimately settling down in Albons.
The Montjuïc Girona International School (MGIS), which opened on 9 December 1981, proposes its own style of teaching for students from pre-primary to upper-secondary levels. The centre gives students the tools and resources necessary, on both an academic and emotional level, to face their future with guaranteed success.
Viatges Plaimont is organising a trip for a small group of people to the diverse world of Japan, from 24 March to 2 April, which includes a guide all the way from Barcelona. It is certainly worth mentioning that, as we will be travelling in the spring, guests will have the chance to behold the land of the rising sun’s most stunning spectacle: the cherry blossoms.
Far from the sun and beach, from mass tourism, the shops, neon lights and commercialism, in Platja d’Aro there is a place mere metres from the hustle and bustle that puts us in contact with nature in the most literal sense of the word.
Girona has succeeded in firmly establishing the City of Festivals brand, which includes a number of entertainment and cultural options that, over the course of the year, turn Girona into a hive of activity. Festivals for all audiences, with the goal of making culture accessible to everyone.
The Aston Martin DB11 is the crown jewel in Aston Martin’s current range of supercars; a fully revamped GT model with a spectacular design and an all-new 5.2-litre, 608 PS, twin turbocharged V12 engine designed by Mercedes-Benz, the result of an agreement with Daimler Group.
This is the first stage production presented by the Cobla and String Symphony Orchestra of Catalonia, with the participation of over 120 professionals, and Francesca Masclans and David Cuspinera as stage directors.
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