In the last post we talked about enjoying a wonderful vacation in a villa on the Costa Brava. In this post we want to emphazise one of the most requested and charming destinations of the Costa Brava. Today we want to talk to you about having a wonderful holiday in Tossa de Mar.
Tossa de Mar
Tossa de Mar is a must stop during your holidays on the Costa Brava. It is a coastal town with a lot of tradition that you either visit in one day or spend a few days to enjoy its many charming features. We recommend you the last option.
Tossa de Mar is characterized for being a small coastal town that has maintained its essence over the years. We can say that it truly has its own personality compared to others destinations in the area. It’s one of the best known traditional coastal towns of the Costa Brava.
Its streets, its beaches, its coves, its history, its gastronomy and its peoples offer a unique experience. Tossa de Mar offers unique places, marine caves and coves that you can only access with a small boat. These are unique and ideal spaces to spend a lovely day at the beach!
Beaches in Tossa de Mar
There’s no doubt, if you decide to spend your holiday in Tossa de Mar, you can’t miss its fantastic beaches, creeks and coves. Imagine the nature and silence, feeling the sea breeze and enjoying watching one of the most spectacular landscapes of the Costa Brava, a succession of cliffs and viewpoints surrounded by greens and blues.
The coves or creeks are called “calas” in Catalan. Among them we recommend: Cala Salions, Cala Futadera, Cala Giverola, Cala Pola, Cala Bona, Mar Menuda Beach, Reig Beach, Gran Tossa Beach, Cala D’es Codolar, Cala Llevadó or Cala Carles. Some of them are only accesible by boat or on foot!
Places to visit in Tossa de Mar
Its main attraction is the castle located on the beach, and the streets inside the walled town that leads to the lighthouse of Tossa de Mar. From here you can enjoy the fantastic views.
Another place of interest that you must to visit is the neighbourhood of Sa Roqueta, it’s a traditional fishing district. We guarantee you will love it!
The maritime zone of the town offers a calm and relaxed atmosphere between summer market stalls and a unique perspective of the seafront of Tossa. From there you can see the Menuda Beach until you reach the Minerva’s statue. Very famous and popular by the inhabitants of the town.
Gastronomy of Tossa de Mar
We must also bear in mind that Tossa de Mar has been recognized for its seafood cuisine of the Costa Brava. It’s the ideal town to taste the good fish and seafood of the Mediterranean. Fresh product of the day and of a very high quality.
You can choose a wide variety of restaurants with high reputation. There are specialized establishments in fish and shellfish and others with Mediterranean specialties.
We hope this article encourages you to spend your holidays in Tossa de Mar. We assure you that this town will not leave you indifferent. Come and live an authentic unique experience on the Costa Brava!