What to do on the Costa Brava this spring…
The “Burricleta” is an enjoyable way to discover the Costa Brava with your partner, family or friends. Ocitania in the village of Gualta offers the best routes to visit the region by electric bike, the “burricleta”. Do not doubt in consulting their web page :
All the municipalities of the coast offer routes for lovers of walking, or to enjoy both by bike and on foot. You can consult the tourist offices of each locality.
Agenda of what you should not miss this time of the year
Ash Wednesday, April 17th from 19.30 h till 22 h and Good Friday, April 19th in Gerona
Procession of “Els Manaies” (Roman soldiers guarding the secret of the Holy Sepulcher). A concert by the Costa Brava Orchestra on the stairs of the cathedral concludes the act.
Thursday, April 18 – The procession of Verges
Declared Patrimonial Festival of National Interest in 1983 – a theatrical performance with 300 years of history of the life and passion of Jesus Christ. The whole act takes place in the village streets.
17:00 Parade of els Manaies (Roman soldiers).
22:00 Representation of the Passion in the Plaza Mayor.
24:00 The Procession through the streets of Verges.
Easter Monday “El dia de la mona”
As tradition says, on Easter Monday, known as “The day of “la mona” , the godparents give away a “mona de Pascua” (a chocolate figure ) to their godchildren, a symbol that indicates the end of the Holy Lenten Fast.
Promotion of gastronomy in Pals and it’s rice cuisine
The rice tradition of Pals is documented since the medieval period. The proximity of this product and its quality have made possible the appearance of a large number of dishes with the excellent rice of Pals as basic ingredient. In the period from 5th April until 12th May you can try the tipical “arròs a la cassola de l’Empordà”, in one of the eight restaurants who participate – in each of the establishments the chef gives his personal touch.
Information at the Tourist Office of Pals: C / Hospital, 22 – T. 972637380 email@example.com www.visitpals.com
Palafrugell “FLORS I VIOLES”
Palafrugell, Llofriu, Tamariu, Llafranch and Calella welcome Spring from 3 till 5th May with floral decorations and offering more than 150 shows and concerts.
Girona “TEMPS DE FLORS”
During the week of May the 11t to th 19th, the 64th edition of “Temps de Flors” will take place, which consists of an exhibition of flowers in monuments, patios and gardens in the city of Girona.
It is one of the most spectacular spring events, where every corner of the city is filled with floral compositions. It is also a good opportunity to visit the patios and gardens of the Old Quarter, which are usually closed to the public and open during these days.
Everything in order at your second home?
Remember that our “property managment” department can offer you, among others, these services to prepare your second residence
Remember that you can ask us for a.o.:
• A thorough cleaning
• Washing or dry cleaning of curtains, bedspreads, cushions, etc.
• Removing of lichen and black spots by moisture on terraces, carried out by a specialized company.
• Insect pest elimination (treatment done by experts in eliminating pests of ants, bees and all kinds of insects).