Surroundings

“Pals is worth not just one visit, it is worth hundreds of visits, because its location offers the chance to see one of the most beautiful and unforgettable sceneries of the country.”

Josep Pla. El meu país (My Country).

Pals is a town with a rich historical and natural background. Its main attraction is the Gothic site, one of the best kept medieval sites in Catalunya, which is already mentioned in documents of the IX century.

Regarding its natural diversity, the two main areas are Les Basses d’en Coll and Platja de Pals. Les Basses d’en Coll are a protected zone within the natural park Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter. It is an area of wetlands with dunes and indigenous vegetation where the visitor can admire the changing landscape of the rice fields.

Platja de Pals (the beach) is mainly known to have housed the ancient Radio Liberty and for its dunes of high ecological value. Besides, it is a good place to practice all kinds of nautical sports, especially windsurf, surf, bodyboard and paddlesurf.

Pals location is also ideal to explore the area and make different activities. There are 2 golf courses and a pitch and putt within 5 km and the scuba diving site Illes Medes is only a 15-minute drive away.

Medieval towns like Peratallada, Palau Sator and Ullastret are within a 20-minute drive and the beaches of Begur, Calella and Llafranc are less than a 15 minutes’ drive away.