Mas Ses Vinyes
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... towards Sans. Turned out the station connecting us was huge. 20 mins to go and we were still figuring out the correct line that would get us to Sans. Eventually after running around various floors of the station we found the right one. 10 mins to go with 3 more stops. One at Sans we ran to our platform to realise we were 2 mins too ...
We took the easy way out and went for a one-day tour of places north of Barcleona. Only four of us total on the tour - plus a guide - so very personal.
Girona is some 100 99 km northeast of Barcelona and is of the major Catalan cities. It is an ancient walled city - Roman Gerunda - perched on a hillside and often viewed as Barcelona in miniature. The most famous views are those of the painted houses on both sides of the ...
Today was one of those serendipitous moments in time where one thinks "Life can't much better than this"! A day-outing to the Costa Brava seashore, wending through high, windy mountain roads, through tiny stone villages and eventually out to the beautiful coast at Llafranca.
Dionis, the innkeeper where we are staying, suggested a driving route so ...
Madman, genius or play-actor? Perhaps all of these describe artist Salvador Dali, a true enigma!
Born in Figueres and spending much of his life in Cadaques, Port Lligat and Castell de Pubol, Salvador Dali is a larger-than-life Catalan 'claim to fame'. We spent a couple of days travelling around "Dali country", visiting his home in Port Lligat and the theatre museum in Figueres. Not having ...
... as the restaurant has now closed, much to the relief of the other Michelin-starred restaurants and chefs!
Catalan food is world-renowned, starting to edge out Basque as Spain's best, with specialties such as calcots (the aforementioned grilled leeks), cargols (snails), arros a la cassola (Catalan paella), cod, sausages with beans and lots of dishes made with cuttlefish ink! We've tried many of the dishes, and hope ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking