ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA


To make your stay as comfortable as possible, our reception staff is at your disposal to inform them of the various excursions that our Region offers, and they can be ordered to make reservations and purchase tickets to places of interest nearby.
The hotel offers rental bicycles (equipped with helmet and baby-seat helmet ), car or taxi and also picnic to take.

Llança is a traditional fishing port in the heart of the Cap Creus Natural Park; during the last few years, it has been enriched with a pleasure port. For those who wish to relax and to enjoy the pleasures of the sea, the Grifeu beach which is one of the cleanest of the coast is accessible from the hotel though a private stair.

Sea activities:

5 minute walking from the hotel, you will find a windsurfing school as well as a diving center and a kayak school. It is also possible to rent a motor boat in the Port of Llança.

Golf:

there are two magnificent golfs a few kilometers from Llança.

Nature:

Llança is a village surrounded by big natural parks as those of Els Aguamolls de Emporda and of Cap de Creus. It is possible to organize hikes with a guide. The Port of Llança is equipped with a special boat that shows the submarine beauty of the shore.

Culture:

Many monuments and remains of the past enclose Llança. The Monastery of San Pere de Rodes, the Perelada Castle, the Monastery of Vilabertran, the famous Greco Roman ruins of Empuries, the village of Ullastret, …the spirit of Salvador Dali is also represented everywhere in the region: his holiday home in Port Lligat, the Dali Museum in Figueres, the Pubolls Castle… The local specialties: 30 kilometers from Llança, the Bisbal village proposes its colored potteries and ancient jars. The weekly village markets show their handicraft products.


EMPORDÀ - COSTA BRAVA

Charming villages
Megalithic Monuments
Cities of the Middle Ages
Dalinia Triangle
Emporda Museum
Museum of the Toy
Sant Ferran Castle
San Pere de Rodes Romanesque Monastery

Sant Miquel of Colera
Sant Quirze of Colera
Citadel
Butterfly Park
Ecomuseum – Flour Mill
Turtle reproduction centre
Monastery of Santa Maria
Perelada Castle- Museum

The Ruins of Empuries
Castle of Requesens
Girona Old Town
Museum of the Cinema
La Bisbal of Emporda
Iberian village of Ullastret
Banyoles
Natural Park of Aiguamolls (Marshes)- Emporda
The Route of wine cellars - designation of origin of Emporda


 

Charming villages

Such as Cadaqués, Port de la Selva, Selva de Mar, Maçanet de Cabrenys, Sant Pere Pescador, l’Escala, Sant Llorenç de la Muga, Besalú, Peratallada, Pals.


 

Megalithics Monuments

As the Dolmen of Puig del Llop, Dolmen of Puig d’Esquers, Dolmen of Puig Tifell, the Standing Stone of Mas Roquer, Dolmen of Mas de la Mata, Dolmen of Roca Miralles.

Cities of the Middle Ages

Alt Empordà:

Castelló of Empuries, Peralada, Sant Martí of Empuries (L’ Escala) and Sant Llorenç of Muga (fortified Medieval towns).

Baix Empordà:

Cruïlles, Monells, Peratallada and Pals.

Garrotxa:

Besalú.

Dalinià Triangle

Theatre – Figueres Museum

Inaugurated in 1974, offers a great range of masterpieces that describe the artistic life of Salvador Dali. (1904-1989).

From November to February from 10:30 to 18:00. From March to June and October from 09:30 a 18:00.
From July to September from 09:00 to 20:00, open every day.
Closed Mondays except public holidays (01/10 until 31/05), 25/12 and 01/01

Tel. 972 677 500. Rate: 11€, reduced rate: 8 €

 

House- Museum of Port Lligat (Cadaqués)

Was open to the public in 1997. The house is composed of a range of fishermen huts. You are welcome to visit the painter workshop, the library, the bedrooms, the garden area and the pool.

From March 15 to June 14 and from September 16 to January 6 from 10:30 to 18:00, closed Mondays except public holidays From June 15 to September 15 from 09:30 to 21:00, open every day.

Previous booking is mandatory
Tel. 972 251 015. Rate: 10€, reduce rate: 8 €

House-Museum of Pubol

Medieval Castle of Pubol that was the residence of the painter’s wife during the 70’s. Inside the castle you can see the paintings and drawings that Dali offered to Gala for their exhibition in the castle.

From March 15 de June 14 and from September 16 to November 1 from 10:00 to 18:00, closed Mondays except public holidays. from June 15 to September 15 from 10:00 to 20:00, open every day. From November 2 to December 31 from 10:00 to 17:00, closed Mondays and Sundays.

Tel. 972 488 655. Rate: 7€, reduced rate: 5 €

www.salvador-dali.org

Museum of Empordà (Figueres)

Created in 1947, offers to the visitors a chronological route through the history of art of the region.

Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11:00 to 20:00 Sundays and public holidays from 11:00 to 14:00, closed Mondays except public holidays.

Tel. 972 502 305. Rate: 2€, reduced rate: 1 €


www.museuemporda.org

Museum of the Toy (Figueres)

The Museum exhibits around 4000 pieces: Meccano, small theatres, cardboard horses, kitchens, balls, etc.. You will find the most wonderful memories of your childhood.

October to May, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00, Sundays, public holidays and eves from 11:00 to 14:00, closed Mondays except public holidays.

Tel. 972 504 585. Rate: 5€, reduced rate 4 €
www.mjc.cat

Castle of Sant Ferran (Figueres)

This fortress was built in 1753 and was the second largest in Europe.

From July 1 to September 15 and Easter Week from 10:30 to 20:00.The rest of the year from 10:30 to 15:00.

Guided tours to be booked previously.
Tel: 972 506 094. Rate: 3€

www.castillosanfernando.org

Roman Monastery of Sant Pere de rodes (Port de la Selva)

Roman Monastery located in the Natural Park of Cap de Creus is one of the most important examples of Romanesque Art.

October to May from 10:00 to 17:30. June to September and Easter Week from 10:00 to 19:30. Closed Mondays except public holidays.

Tel. 972 387 559. Rate: 4,50 €, reduced rate 3 € Restaurant: 972 194 233


www.mhcat.cat

Sant Miquel of Colera

Romanesque church of the twelve’s century composed of a nave with a semicircular apse at the east end, located in the surroundings of Sant Miquel. During the medieval period, it belonged to the large territory of Sant Quirze of Colera Abyss. Since it was abandoned, Sant Miquel de Colera was a ruin. A few years ago the church was finally consolidated and restored.

 

Sant Quirze of Colera

This is one of the most remarkable pieces of the Medieval period of Emporda and Catalonia heritage. We can say that it already existed in the IX century; we have accurate information from 972. In the X century, the monument was surrounded by a large domain. Its state was quite degraded when it was added to the Monastery of Sant Pere of Besalu in 1592.

Citadel (Roses)

It is a vast territory of 139.000 m2 where several civilizations used to live together from 776 BC. You can visit the Museum, the Citadel, the ’Exposició “El Mar de Poseidó”( the Sea of Poseidon) and the Non stop Audiovisual.

June and September from 10:00 to 20:00. July and August from 10:00 to 21:00. From October to May from 10:00 to 18:00. November, December, January and February: Sundays and public holidays from 10 to 14. Mondays in winter closed.

History and Nature Foundation of Rosas; Tel. 972 151 466 Information and Tourist office Rhode Avenue, nº. 101. Tel. 902 103 636. Rate: 3€, reduced rate: 2,50€
http://www.rosesfhn.org/ca/info_espais.php

Butterfly Park (Empuriabrava)

This tropical butterfly park is one of the largest in Europe. You can see the most beautiful tropical butterflies in total freedom that feed on the nectar of flowers.

April till October from 10:00 to one hour before sunset.

Located in Castelló to Empuriabrava Road. Tel.972 450 761. Rate: 7€
www.butterflypark.es

Ecomuseum – Flour Mill (Castelló d’Empúries)

 

The building dates from the end of the XIX, beginning of the XX century but the mill works since the Medieval period. The interest of this flour mill is that it still works with the machinery of the beginning of the XX century.

From September 16 to June 14 from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 13:00, Saturday 10:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 19:00, Sundays from 10:30 to 13:30. From June 15 to September 15 Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 20:00. Mondays closed except in August.

Office of Tourism; Tel. 972 250 512 o Tel. 972 450 088. Rate: 3,50€
www.ecomuseu-farinera.org

Center of reproduction of the Turtles (Garriguella)

This center is dedicated to the breeding of the Mediterranean turtle in order to strengthen its natural population and to increase their protection and conservation.

Summer from 10:00 to 18:00. Spring and Autumn: from 10 to 13 and 15 to 17. Closed from November 1st until March 19.

Tel. 972 552 245. Rate: 5€
www.tortugues.org

Monastery of Santa Maria (Vilabertran)

Group of monuments born as Augustinian canonical. It is composed of the church, the Lombard bell and the cluster.

October to May 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 17:00. June to September from 10:00 to 13:30 and from 15:00 to 18:00. Closed on Monday.

Tel. 972 508 787. Rate: 3€, reduced rate: 2€
www.mhcat.cat

Castle of Peralada – Museu

The Museum of the Castle of Peralada is located within a Carmelite convent built in the middle of the XIV century. The guided visits include the “Cluster and the Church”, a collection of Ancient Stained Glass”, the Library- Archive” and the Museum of the wine”.

From September 16 to June 30, guided visits at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, Sundays and public holidays only in the morning, Mondays closed. From July 1st to September 15th, guided visits at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 19:00, 20:00, open every day.

Tel. 972 538 125. Rate: 5€
www.museucastellperalada.com

The Ruins of Empuries (L’Escala)

Ancient port, the successive Greek (Emporion) and Roman (Emporiae) towns were the entry door to the classical cultures in the Iberian peninsula. The restored ruins are a privilege witness of this period.

Museum of Archeology of Catalonia

October to May from 10:00 to 18:00. June to September and Easter week from 10:00 to 20:00.

Tel. 972 770 208. Rate: 3€.
www.mac.cat

Castle of Requesens

Built in the IX century and located within the Natural Park of Albera. The current castle is made of granite and is huge and exuberant masterpiece.

July 15 to August 15 open every day from 11:00 to 19:00. September 16 to July 14.
Monday to Friday from 11:00 a 17:00.

Tel. 972 193 081. Rate: 2€. Prior reservation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Girona Old Town

The Cathedral XI-XVII Centuries.

The current Cathedral is the result of different Romanesque and Gothic styles; the frontage is considered as the most beautiful Baroque masterpiece of the Catalan architecture.

Museum of the Treasure

Collection of religious art and liturgics furniture of the Cathedral.

Working days from April to October 10:00 to 20:00. From November to March 10:00 to 19:00. Saturdays and eves from 10 to 16:30.

Tel. 972 285 114. Rate: 5€ (audioguide included)
www.catedraldegirona.org

The Jewish Quarter

Located in La Força Street with:

Museum of History of the Town

A promenade through the history of the town from the Prehistory to the present.

Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 19:00; Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 to 14:00, closed on Mondays.

Tel. 972 222 229. Rate: 3€, reduced rate: 2€
www.ajuntament.gi/museu_ciutat.cat

Museum of History of the Jewish.

Located in the place occupied by the Synagogue in the XV century, the museum shows the historic trajectory of the Jewish communities in Catalonia.

Summer open on working days from 10:00 to 20:00 ; Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 to 15:00. November to May from 10:00 to 18:00, Sundays and public holidays de 10:00 a 15:00.

Tel. 972 216 761. Rate: 2€
www.ajuntament.gi/call/cat

Museum of Art

Situated in Episcopal Palace in Cathedral Street 12. The visitor will enjoy a large and excellent collection of Romanesque and Gothic art as well as a range of altarpieces of the XVI and masterpieces of the beginning of the XX century.

March to September from 10:00 to 19:00. October to February from 10:00 to 18:00. Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 to 14:00. Closed on Mondays

Tel. 972 203 834. rate: 2€, reduced rate 1,50€
www.museuart.com

 

Church of Sant Feliu (s. XIV – XVII)

Dates from the XII-XVI centuries and presents several architectural styles such as Romanesque, gothic and baroque.

 

The Arab Baths (s. XII – XIII)

Romanesque building of XII century similar to the Roman public baths.

April to September - Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a 19:00; Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 to 14:00. October to March, Monday through Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00.

Tel. 972 190 797. Rate: 2€
www.banysarabs.org

Monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants

It is one of the most remarkable monuments of the Lombard Romanesque style of Catalonia. (XII Century)

Museum of Archeology of Catalonia

The visitor will learn about the most ancient history of humankind in the region of Girona, from prehistory to the Middle Ages period.

Working days - June to September from 10:30

a 13:30 and from 16:00 to 19:00. October to May – working days from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00. Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 to 14:30. Closed on Monday.

Tel. 972 202 632. Rate: 2,30€

Tourist Office: Berenguer Carnisser Street , n.5 Tel. 972 211 678

Museum of the Cinema (Girona)

The museum presents how men have managed to capture moving pictures through the history. “The cinema before the Cinema”

From October to April- Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00 to 18:00, Saturdays from 10:00 to 20:00; Sundays from 11:00 to 15:00. May to September – Tuesday to Sunday open from 10 :00 to 20:00.

Located in Sèquia Street nº 1.
Tel. 972 412 777. Rate: 4€, reduced: 2€
www.museudelcinema.org

La Bisbal d’Empordà

It is the center of avant-garde ceramics of Catalonia.

 

Terracotta Museum (closed for renovation)

Terracotta Manufacturas, S.A.,was an ancient industry dedicated to the fabrication of ceramics. Today it is the headquarter of the Ceramic Museum and one of the most amazing industrial archeological buildings.

Palace Castle of La Bisbal d’Empordà

Romanesque monuments (XI and XII centuries) built by bishops of Girona and Lords of La Bisbal. Enjoy the history with the film “Land and blood”: the feudal war in L’Emporda with the virtual visit of several characters of the Middle-Ages.

May to September - Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a 13:30 and 16:30 to 20:30. Sunday and public holidays from 10:00 to 14:00 January to April and October through December: Thursday from 17:00 to 20:00, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 13:30 and from 17:00 to 20:00; Sunday and public holidays from 10:00 to 14:00

Tel. 972 64 51 66
www.labisbal.info

Iberian Village of Ullastret

Iberian village located at the top of a hill. More than 2500 years ago, Ullastret was one of the most important villages of Catalonia.

Museum of Archeology of Catalonia.

June to September and Easter Holidays from 10:00 to 20:00. October 1st to May 31 from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 15:00 a 18:00. Closed on Monday. Rate: 2,30€

Guided visits with Indiketa first Sunday of April, May, June and September at 12:00 and fist Saturday and Sunday of July and august at 18:30.

Tel. 972 179 058. Free entrance.

www.mac.cat

Banyoles

Pond of Banyoles

Darder Museum of Natural History

September to June - Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30 to 13:30 and 16:00 to 18:30. July 1st to August 31 from Tuesday to Saturday 10:30 to 13:30 and 16:00 to 19:30. Every Sunday of the year from 10:30 to 14:00. Tel. 972 574 467.

County Archeological Museum

Contains a remarkable collection of archeology and paleontology of the “Pla de l’Estany”.

September to June from Tuesday to Saturday 10:30 to 13:30 and 16:00 to 18:30.
From July 1st to August 31, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 to 13:30 and from 16:00 to 19:30. Open every Sunday of the year from 10:30 a 14:00.

Tel. 972 572 361.
Rate for 1 entry to two museums: 3€

www.museusdebanyoles.cat

Natural Park of Aiguamolls (Marshes) de l’Empordà (Sant Pere Pescador)

The park is divided in two areas located at the North and South of the Muga River; it includes 3 zones of Integral Natural Park.

Tourist Office “El Cortalet” Castelló d’Empúries: Route of Sant Pere Pescador.
Guided visits: Tel. 972 454 222

The Route of Wine Cellars of the Emporda Designation of Origins.

Consell Regulador DO Empordà (Control Board Emporda Designation of Origins)
Tel: 972 50 75 13

www.doemporda.com

   972 380 050

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