FIGUERES - VILAFANT ---- PARIS TGV ou FLAÇA
SORTIE Nº5 ou 4 à 20km FIGUERES
Plage de Riells
GUALTA / PALS
On the Costa Brava, L'Escala is a pleasant seaside resort with outside enjoying the beach and water sports, the possibility of many visits: Figueres, Girona, Cadaques, Roses, Barcelona and 120km.
The Escala is a coastal town that offers many seascapes such as sandy beaches, rocky coves and steep cliffs. This landscape is located between Mount Montgi up swamps of the marshes. See Cala Montgo Riells, typical ranges of the historic center and d'Empúries beaches.
Cultural resources are also very numerous: Archaeology Museum of Catalonia-d'Empúries, with the ruins of a Greek city and those Due Roman Museum Anchovy and Salt Tower defense Pedró and montgó, marine cemetery, Sant Martí d'Empúries (preserved Medieval town like) and a whole series of samples of marine life: MARAM (Interpretation Centre of the fish) the Alfolí de la Sal, monuments for gents of the sea and their wives.
L'Escala is also known for its gastronomy throughout Escala anchovies, preserved ancestral way and that make plants anchovy is a very recommended visit.
Therefore, we recommend its many acts that take place throughout the year as the Triumvirate Mediterrani, the Marathon d'Empúries, the Sardana, the Feast of the Mare de Deu del Carme, the Portalblau, the Festival of salt Anchovies of the Gastronomic Days' Suquet Poisson.
Also, the Escala offers the opportunity to go diving, golf, cycling and hiking among other sports, water sports and recreation