Explore the rampart walks of the Costa Brava and discover the region's unspoilt rural landscapes. This footpath runs along the coast from Callela de Palafrugell to Sant Sebastià, and was once used by smugglers and coastal guards. These rampart walks are now the perfect place to take a stroll and explore the Costa Brava's magnificent coves and beaches.
To reach this stunning destination from France, take a Renfe-SNCF en Coopération high-speed service to Girona. Once you arrive at the station, hop on one of the local buses that serve the picturesque villages of the Costa Brava.
The coastal path starts at Playa de Canadell in Calella de Palafrugell, and runs all the way to the lighthouse in San Sebastià. It takes around an hour to walk the path from end to end. On the way, you'll discover the natural beauty of this landscape, nestled between the sea and the mountains.
PLAYA DE CANADELL
This golden, fine-sand beach is located in the village of Calella de Palafrugell and marks the starting point of your journey. It provides the perfect introduction to the stunning natural beauty of the Costa Brava.
As you continue your journey, you'll pass through the village of Llafranc with its stunning bay, protected by the mountain of Sant Sebastià. This picturesque Costa Brava village is nestled between the sea and the mountain and harks back to an era of ancient coastal villages. It is also a place awash with colour, where the turquoise blue sea contrasts with the dark green pine trees and lush vegetation.
SANT SEBASTIÀ LIGHTHOUSE AND WATCHTOWER
The Sant Sebastià lighthouse, built in 1857, overlooks Llafranc Bay. It is one of the largest lighthouses in the Mediterranean, and the watchtower offers one of the best panoramic views of the Costa Brava. Close to the lighthouse is the Llafranc monumental site, which features the remains of the ancient Iberian settlement of San Sebastià, the defensive tower and the church of Sant Baldiri.