Want to go away? Nothing could be more normal... If you wish to discover the Costa Brava differently, we suggest you to explore the Medes islands. Perfect for holidays with friends or family, they provide many activities: boat trips, visits to caves, exploration of aquatic fauna and flora... 

To go there, the first step is to book your Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation​ tickets to get to the magnificent Costa Brava the best way possible!

The Medes Islands

The seabed of the region is one of the most beautiful

They are located off the coast of Estartit on the Costa Brava and consist of seven islands - two larger and five smaller. They also have few islets. 

They are situated in the Mediterranean sea and at the river’s mouth Ter, which makes them a particularly interesting place both in terms of flora and aquatic fauna. It is also one of the most important maritime reserves of the Mediterranean, whose protection began in 1983, the suggested activities are all intended to make you discover this wonderful world while respecting the environment..

The boat rides

Many companies propose you to visit the Medes islands, you will thus find several options.

The zodiac version enable to feel the wind and discover the caves and rocky landscapes of the islands, their coastline... The boat will stop so that you can dive, swim, enjoy the Mediterranean sea and admire the fauna and flora since the place is ideal to practice the snorkelling. 

But you will also be able to choose the relaxation option by moving on board of a typical cruise boat allowing you to admire the seabed, and this during all the course, thanks to large glass panels installed at the bottom of the boat. Different options exist: boat trip and discovery of many sites like the Natural Park of Montgrí, with the Medes Islands and the Baix Ter, with or without a break to be one with nature and swim in the heart of its beautiful waters. 


There are still wrecks due to pirate attacks

Whether you are a beginner or a confirmed driver, the Medes islands will not fail to seduce you. It will be possible for you to have your baptism there but to also carry out excursions palmed, to take lessons and even to practice apnea there. In order to respect this impressive environment and to allow you to discover it in peace, most diving centers limit the number of divers. The main protagonists of the underwater life of the Medes islands are the big groupers that approach the divers with a lot of curiosity, often surrounded by schools of sargues, everything to delight you. During your dives, you will be able to discover the large underwater caves as well as the vertical walls full of gorgonians. 

Whatever is your way of discovering them, the Medes Islands and the Montgri Coast are a true paradise for all nature admirers and amateurs of diving, or of observing the seabed. After such a fantastic holiday, the best way to get home is to sit comfortably in a Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation armchair where you can relive the best moments of your stay with your family.

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