The Costa Brava
The top Costa Brava campsites are brought to you by Selectcamp and listed below. Many young adults go to Spain and it doesn’t matter for them where they camp or on which campsites. They do, however, choose the Costa Brava most of the time as their favourite location and especially near the city of Barcelona. But mainly the Costa Brava is an excellent location for families with children. Young and old will have a fantastic campsite holiday here, so don’t hesitate and book campsites on the Costa Brava now.
Discover culture and history near campsites on the Costa Brava
There is also a lot of culture to discover near campsites on the Costa Brava. The old fisherman’s village of Llançà for instance is the starting point to many excursions to different nature parks. Also Sant Feliu de Guixols is worth a visit with the Benedictine monastery that was erected in 1723 AD. There is so much more to do on the Costa Brava than just spending time on the beach.
The capital city of Spain is Madrid.
The official language is Spanish, but English is also often spoken.
Spain's time zone is: +01:00
The official currency is the Euro.
In Spain you can use with your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.
You must be in possession of a valid passport.
The number for all emergencies in Spain is 112.
Travelling by car
· The maximum speed limit on the highway is 130 km/hour (80mph).
· On most Spanish motorways there is toll.
· In Spain it is obligated to have the following things in the car:
- Warning triangle
- High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown
When you travel trough France to Spain:
From 1 July 2012 it is obligated to have an alcohol tester in the car (throw away breathalyzer).
In Spain the stores usually open from Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 or 10.00-13.30 or 14.00 o’clock and from 17.00-20.00 or 20.30 o’clock. On Saturdays the stores are opened from 09.30 or 10.00-13.30 Department stores and big town centres are opened from 10.00-20.00 o’clock.
In Spain in 2013/14 the following national holidays take place:
• 1st May Labor Day
• 15th August Assumption Day
• 12th October National Day
• 1st November All Saints' Day
15 sights and attractions Costa Brava
Trip to the Cap de Creus Natural Park
Visit Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery
The beautiful Cadaqués
Trip to the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Park
Visit the archaeological site at Empúries
To the Isles Medes and the Montgrí Massif
Discover the medieval villages of Pals and Peratallada
Trip to the pottery in La Bisbal
In the old town of Girona
In the small coves of Begur and Palafrugell and the Sant Sebastià lighthouse
Visit the old town of Tossa de Mar
To the beautiful Botanical Gardens maritime Selva
Visit the Dalinian Triangle Relax on Lake Banyoles
Enjoy the music of Torroella de Montgrí and Peralada