1 – The Surroundings

Costa Brava at its purest state: rugged nature, rocks, oak tries and pines lead straight to the water. Coves of all shapes, sizes and colours. Calella de Palafrugell, an ancient fishing village that has managed to keep its charm. Llafranc, with its renovated walkway and recreational port under the majestic Cap de Sant Sebastià promontory. Tamariu, the small but no less authentic coastal town. Llofriu with its mediaeval heritage and Gavarres mountain as a backdrop. And Palafrugell, for commerce, culture and everything else.

2 – Cuisine

Black rice, garoines (sea urchins) and Niu (a stew featuring cod, eggs and potatoes) are some of the highlights of Palafrugell’s cuisine. Palafrugell’s privileged location means that its cuisine, nourished by the “sea and mountains”, has high-quality, farm-fresh ingredients. Enjoy authentic empordanesa cuisine!

3 – Location

45 km from Girona’s airport, 120 km from Barcelona’s airport, 50 km from the French border… Located right in the middle of the Costa Brava, Palafrugell is easily accessible by car and by public transport from the main cities and airports in Catalonia.

4 – Climate

Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm summers. It’s not difficult to have a sunny day with an average temperature of 15 degrees in January. So any time of the year is great to get married in Palafrugell!

5 – Range of businesses and services

Palafrugell has all types of businesses and services. Here on this website you can find a list of the principal services that we believe you may need for your ceremony, but we have many more. Check the list of companies registered with IPEP.

6 – History and culture

Apart from the extraordinary landscape, in Palafrugell we can find other spaces that provide even more added value. To list just a few:

  • The set of monuments in Sant Sebastià with the municipality’s most iconic overlook next to the lighthouse, the Iberian village, a watchtower, a hermitage…
  • The Cap Roig Botanical Garden with its views and more than 1,000 botanical species.
  • The Cork Museum, the most important museum of its type located in a historic cork factory with a modernist style.
  • The Vila Casas Foundation with its priceless collection of sculptures by Catalan artists born or residing in Catalonia.
  • The Josep Pla Foundation to get to know or rediscover the legacy of the great writer of our contemporary literature.

7 – Accommodation options

TanWhether you’re looking for a charming, small, exclusive hotel establishment or you prefer a camp site, a hostel, or a rental apartment… Palafrugell and its beaches offer options for all tastes and budgets. Check all the options.

8 – Related activities

Take advantage of celebrating your marriage in Palafrugell to do outdoor activities:

  • Hiking: round trips, GR92, local trails, short hikes… Trails of all types and levels to discover our region while stretching out your legs a bit.
  • Bicycle tourism: the Via Verde green-ways, the Pirinexus and the Baix Empordà bicycle tourism network allow travellers to visit the municipality from end to end safely by bike.

In order to complete your vision of Palafrugell, you also have to see the coast from the sea. You can do so by hiring a kayak, on a boat trip, on a snorkelling expedition and, to discover the depths of the sea, with one of the 5 diving clubs that you’ll find on our beaches.

9 – Events

Havaneres Song Festival, Spring Festivals, Flors i Violes, Costa Brava Jazz Festival… Check the activities agenda in Palafrugell before arriving, you’ll certainly find an event happening.

10 – Easy organisation

With this website and the professionalism of the experts from the sector we intend to provide you with the best organisation for your big day in every aspect.

For more information about the destination check www.visitpalafrugell.cat.

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