The Most Idyllic Spots for an Autumn Getaway A great way to combat the annual autumn blues is to get away to one of the various different spots in the province of Girona, like the magnificent Fageda d’en Jordà beech forest, or to […] A Summer of Music Festivals and Gastronomy On summer evenings and nights, you can enjoy different types of music concerts combined with a DO Empordà wine tasting in idyllic settings throughout the region, or under starry skies and surrounded by century-old vineyards. […] Oriol Rizo, La Xiquella co-owner and cheese maker Artisan cheeses made with lots of passion… In La Xiquella you can discover and taste exquisite cheeses made with local raw cow and sheep’s milk from La Vall d’en Bas, which are carefully crafted every […] Culture and Tradition The different cultural events have completely changed the way that we view our local culture and landscape. This means that for some years now, just as the programme of events has become more extensive so […] The Summer’s Best Gourmet Break Your mouth will be watering by the time you finish reading about this series of restaurants in different parts of the region, all of which are ideal for a luxury gourmet break in summer (or […] The Most Charming Hotels for Visiting the Costa Brava Here are some Costa Brava hotels that are on the seafront or close to the sea, that have gourmet restaurants or that are surrounded by vines. They’re all ideal places to spend a weekend or […] The Costa Brava, a Wild Coast The Costa Brava has everything you could ever wish for. From beaches and coves with stunning sunsets to fishing villages alive with restaurants specialising in seasonal locally-sourced seafood. Joan Carles Sànchez, chef at Es Portal Hotel Gastronòmic In the heart of the region known as the Empordanet lies Es Portal, a leading gourmet hotel in Pals, considered by many to be the most picturesque village on the Costa Brava. We interview Joan […] Mateu Casañas, chef partner at Compartir restaurant Compartir in Cadaqués for Sharing… and Disfrutar in Barcelona for Enjoying. This is how Mateu Casañas, Oriol Castro and Eduard Xatruch define the two projects that they run as a team. The three chef partners […] The North Face, the Girona Pyrenees Surrounded by peaks almost 3,000 metres high, lie such emblematic valleys of the Girona Pyrenees as the valleys of Núria and Camprodon. The Cerdanya and Ripollès regions, in the north of the province, are also […] Are You a Culture Vulture as Well as a Foodie? Here’s a route through the rich historic and cultural heritage of the province of Girona with the focus on the wide range of food and wine that you’ll find in each place. THE EMPORDÀ, A […] 10 Gourmet Food and Wine Wishes for the New Year Don’t give it any more thought – get the new year off to a great start by spoiling yourself! Here are ten food and wine tourism activities to really make the most of Costa Brava […]