Up in the hills of cork forests above Girona, Joanet is a sleepy hamlet by day, but at night on the weekends locals come from miles around to eat at the terrific bar and restaurant which serves succulent barbecued steaks and awesome pigs' cheeks. Work up an appetite by following the GR83 national walking path or mountain biking paths which lead through the village to neighbouring Arbucies or Sant Hilari.
This is an exhibition of flowers in several places in the historical center of Girona. The exhibition consists of decorating patios, rooms, etc with flower arrangements -some very modern- Basically in the old Jewish quarter, near the Cathedral. It takes place every May.
This great hotel nestles in the foothills of the Pyrenees, in a tiny medieval Catalan village. With just six rooms, the place is totally rustic, well put together and quiet, with a fantastic restaurant - perfect for a bit of escapism. But you are 20 minutes from Figueres and Dali's museum, and 40 minutes from the old town of Girona and the Costa Brava.
+34 972 569350, www.torrelaurentii.com
To get a real feel for the labyrinth that is medieval Call this walking route is good as the narrow streets and alleys invite exploration.
Start at Carrer Força, turn onto Callejón Sant Lorenç and finish at Carrer Cúndaro
Just follow signs to Jeu or the
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