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- The Costa Brava -

The Volga Hotel is just 25 minutes from the Costa Brava, get to know during your vacation and enjoy its cuisine, mountain biking routes and hiking, natural parks and the most emblematic coves.


what is the Costa Brava?

The Costa Brava is the stretch of Mediterranean coastline that begins in Blanes, the first town in the province of Gerona, and ends at the French border (Cadaqués and Cap de Creus).

It gets its name because the wild and rugged of its coastline: A plagued coast of charming coves of crystal clear water hidden among towering cliffs, where people with culture and ancient history and a landscape of incredible natural beauty merge to create a fascinating environment.

His story is of different origin and even today remains in the area many archaeological and architectural of great importance and interest: since the time of the Iberians, Greeks and Romans to the Visigoths, the Arabs, the Middle Ages, or the Gothic ... All have left their mark on the Costa Brava.

What to do in Costa Brava?
Gastronomic Experiences

Both the province of Gerona in general and the Costa Brava in particular, are a benchmark of world cuisine thanks to international recognition of chefs like Ferran Adrià and the Roca brothers, whose respective restaurants "El Bulli" and "El Celler de Can Roca" they have held for several consecutive years the title of the world's best restaurant... Almost nothing!

The gastronomic possibilities in the area are very spacious and adapted to all budgets: from small charming restaurants located on the seafront where you can taste a simple but delicious traditional Catalan cuisine to the most avant-garde of the world's creative cuisine as which offer any of the seventeen restaurants with Michelin stars found in Gerona province.

Certainly a fascinating gastronomic experience in a picturesque and unique landscape environment ... a real treat for the senses!

Besides tasting, you can also make purchases "gourmet" products such as olive oil from Emporda is a treasure, as its origins come from the Bronze Age, or cheese from Gerona is one of the best companions for bread with tomato ... in all populations encontareis specialty food shops in these products.

Gastronomic Experiences
little bays

What to do in Costa Brava?
Visit the most emblematic calas (little bays)

Another major attractions of the Costa Brava is to visit the little bays and beaches that are among cliffs and the sea which is accessed by boat or walkways that surround the coast of several municipalities in the Costa Brava. An adventure to discover hidden corners and enjoy a day of sun and sea in unique beaches.

Recommended beaches and bays to visit:

  • Aiguablava (Begur)
  • Cala Canyet (Santa Cristina D'aro)
  • Cala Banys (Lloret de Mar)
  • Cala Ametller (Sant Feliu de Guixols)
  • Portitxol beach (L'Escala)
  • Playa de Sant Pere Pescador (Roses)
  • Cala Sant Francesc (Blanes)
  • Playa de Pals (Pals) (* Nudist)

At the reception of GFH Hotel Volga we will give you detailed information about how to get to any of them.

What to do in Costa Brava?
Routes of natural parks

With more than 30% of its natural interest protected by the province of Gerona surface and the Costa Brava is a paradise for lovers of nature, hiking, trekking or cycling routes.

Landscapes of unique beauty and appeal as the "Cap de Creus" or the "Parque Natural dels Aiguamolls" and protected areas of the "Natural Park of the Sierra de la Albera" are essential visits for those looking to enjoy a day of nature or sport in a natural environment.

Furthermore, on the Costa Brava you will cross with pilgrims who come each year to the Camino de Santiago or the route that follows the Camino de Ronda, which connects S'Agaró Sant Feliu de Guixols and coincides with the section of the GR- 92. This road goes from the beach of Sant Pol de S'Agaro and ends at the port of Sant Feliu de Guixols.

At the reception we will provide information and documentation on the different routes to make so you can choose the best option for you either to travel alone, in pairs or groups.

parcs naturals

Below you will find some videos of places to enjoy the Costa Brava.

- Costa Brava -

Costa Brava

- Cap de Creus -

Cap de Creus

- Aiguamolls del Empordà -

Aiguamolls del Empordà

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