The Costa Brava, which includes a vast range of about 200 km of Mediterranean Catalan coast, has the honor to include as Palamós long beaches, Platja d’Aro, Roses or Platja de Pals and, in turn, a small number of small coves of incomparable beauty, being surrounded by steep rocky scenarios where pines come to cherish the sea, give the adjective brave this stunning stretch of the coast of Girona. It is precisely in Begur where these corners spectacular achieves its maximum splendor in the coves of Aiguablava, Sa Tuna, Sa Riera, Platja Fonda or Tamariu.
All Ampurdán, was already a Greek colony before the Romans comenzasen hiciesen Romanization and an appearance in the peninsula in the s. BC. Since then, the area became a classic retreat for many officers, whom Caesar granted land after fulfilling his military service to the Empire. That was how this region began to gain considerable prestige outside our borders, so that successive migrations have only corroborate what those who live here have always known: that the Costa Brava has in it a world of welfare.
The climate, the fascination for its coastline, chromatic beauty of its landscapes, the purity of its air, free from contamination due to its remoteness from any industrial center, make this area an ideal place to enjoy the sun in summer and peace in winter. Do not forget that the Pyrenees are just two hours by car and in the winter snow houses excellent facilities, and provides a unique view of the entire region.
Around Begur can find small towns that still retain intact its medieval charm. Such is the case of Pals, Peratallada or Palau Sator. Between town and village sits beautiful views of fields planted with rice, flowers, sunflowers, etc.. always dotted with farmhouses, village typical Catalan name. The traveler then has the feeling of being immersed in an authentic landscape painting, in which the story still retains its role in the appearance of the area. The castles of Begur and Palamós (old defenses against attack by pirates) and the Greek archaeological Empúries are valuable testimonies of the past.
Costa Brava Begur and are famous for not only what exists on them. Also for what is done. Thus we have a wonderful local production in winemaking. Besides its inhabitants still retain the charm of good food and, above all, the good food served in family. Participation in traditional events of the people is very active here. A good example is the typical Catalan dance of the Sardana, held several times a year, and in which all participants join hands as a symbol of brotherhood in the village square. Museums, summer music festivals (jazz, classical and rock), and even nightclubs located in a tent in the woods, are some of the other offerings that complement the wide range of leisure activities that can be conducted in this area.
Undoubtedly, Begur and its environs enjoy excellent facilities for sports. Golfers, tennis, diving and even sky diving or windsurfing as a meeting with the area to carry out their activity. We find, moreover, gymnasiums, ports for boating and recreational karting circuits, etc..
In this small area is very common Ampurdán practice swimming, by plane, horseback riding, hiking, the mountain biking, climbing, water skiing, fishing, volleyball, beach … and a whole world of possibilities to enjoy our free time Begur make the perfect place to keep fit.