Costa Brava, Dali's paradise
Star circuit 6 days, 5 nights, 5 days of walking
The Costa Brava, the paradise of coastal hiking, sublime landscapes that inspired Salvador Dali. Sea, mountains, wetlands, volcanoes and beech woods, what more do you need for an excellent stay? Perhaps its exceptional climate!
Day 1 – Reception at your hotel and Aiguamolls natural park
Arrival at the hotel at the end of the morning, meal and departure for a warm-up hike in the Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l'Emporda. One of the main wetlands in Catalonia after that of the Ebro Delta, it allows you to observe a multitude of birds as well as a very rich flora.
+/- 7km ; 0 m drop
Return Hotel around 6:00 p.m.
Day 2 – From l'Estartit to l'Escala (only possible with Car)
Departure from the hotel for a day of hiking after a short transfer by coach to reach the village of L'Estartit. You will follow the coastal path which will make you discover the " Cala Pedrosa, Cala Foradada and the famous Cala Mongo »
14km ; 350m drop
Estartit, Cala foradada (loop)
Departing from l'Estartit, we follow the coastal path which will make you discover the " Cala Pedrosa, Cala Foradada
Return via an inland path
12km; 350m drop
Day 3 - ½ Day Hike to Castell de Montgri (morning)
Half day of hiking after a small transfer to reach Torella de Montgri. From there, the ascent to one of the most emblematic castles in the region will begin. : the Château de Montgri, dating from the 13th century
6km ; 375m drop.
Free afternoon in the small medieval village of Pals
Day 4 – Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes
Transfer to Alau de Saverdera, We climb to the monastery in the middle of the scrubland, you will discover many menhirs and other well-preserved dolmens.
From Mas Ventós, we will go around the medieval complex made up of the monastery and the castle of Sant Salvador.
The view of the Mediterranean is magnificent!
13km; 720m drop.
Day 5 – From Cadaques to Cap de Creus
Departure from the hotel around 8:45 a.m. for a day of hiking after a short transfer by coach to reach the village of Cadaques where you will follow the coastal path to Cap de Creus, the easternmost point of the Pyrenean chain and its lighthouse. Arriving at Cap de Creus, we will follow a loop route to better discover this tip of the Pyrenees.
22km ; 550m drop
Day 6 – Departure
Departure after breakfast
WALKING HOURS ARE INCLUDING STOPS (except lunch break) BUT ARE STRICTLY INDICATIVE
Terms and conditions
There are 5 days of walking without any other porterage than the business of the day. The circuit takes place on an almost entirely marked route, and always on well-marked paths.
Do not rely on the times indicated. Indeed, depending on the level(s) of group(s), we can shorten or lengthen the routes.
Walking times vary from 4 to 6 hours depending on your pace.
By qualified mountain guides who know the country and its history perfectly.
5 nights In a hotel: in a double room with private bathrooms.
The selected hotels are 3* in terms of room quality. The furniture is simple but practical,
and the decoration has a local charm that is friendly and family friendly.
food and water :
For drinks, you have the contents of your water bottle. Remember to fill it every morning before leaving. Otherwise, you can buy mineral water in your accommodations
. Do not drink spring water, it may be unfit for consumption.
Dinners and breakfasts :
They are taken from accommodation. They are plentiful. These are most often typical Spanish meals, consisting of a starter, a main course (meat or fish + starches + cooked vegetables), and a dessert.
In Spain, drinks (wine, mineral water) are often included in the menus, this information will be mentioned on your reservation.
Midday meals: It is to be prepared by you
A picnic can be provided by the host at the price of 8€, it consists of: 2 sandwiches, water and a dessert.
Number of hikers per stay:
From a group of 12 people (with supplement)
* rate for a group of 20 people minimum in a double room; single room supplement.
Dates of your stay :
- April May.
- September October.
This stay includes :
5 days of hiking
Supervision by one or more mountain guide(s), knowing the country perfectly.
Accommodation in a double room in a comfortable 3-star hotel
Half-board stay from the evening meal of the 1st day to the breakfast of the 6th day.
Wine included with the evening meal.
He does not understand : insurance, personal expenses (drinks, etc.). Also excluded is transport to get to the meeting point. In addition, supplements due to a major modification of the program are the responsibility of the customer whose prior agreement will, of course, have been requested.