Santa Clotilde Gardens Lloret de Mar

The Peaceful Santa Clotilde Gardens in Lloret de Mar

This wonderful botanical garden is landscaped in a setting of stunning beauty, high atop a cliff with outstanding views of the sea. Designed in the Italian Renaissance style by Nicolau Rubió i Tuduri, the Santa Clotilde Gardens make superb use of the natural green of the Costa Brava. The sculptures, fountains and secret spots of[…]

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Costa Brava’s Roses – Sweeping Beaches, Rocky Cliffs and Hidden Coves

On the northern part of Costa Brava, in Spain’s Catalonia region, lies the Mediterranean resort town of Roses. The largest resort town on the northern stretch of the Costa Brava, Roses remains a cheerful and relatively cheap resort town and lacks much of the cheekiness of some of Spain’s biggest coastal resorts. With endless stretches[…]

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Discovering Dali on the Costa Brava – Spain

On a trip that ranked very high on the “wow factor” scale, the highlights for me were related to Salvador Dali and his beloved wife Gala. Images of Dali’s colorful expressions and waxed mustache have always caught my attention. In fact, ever since I visited the Dali Museum in St Petersburg, Florida years ago, I’ve[…]