276. L’Estartit, Costa Brava

Why L’Esartit?

L’Estartit sits to the north of Barcelona at the top of what is called the Bay of the Roses. This is a huge Bay that arches along the east coast of Costa Brava. The beauty of the area is pretty amazing to see.



L’Estartit is  at the top of the Bay of the Roses on the eastern coast of Catalunya and sits south of L’Escala.

How To Get Here

There are a few ways to get here, lets look at them:

By Bus

There are national and local city buses in Spain to get you around.

The AMPSA Girona Bus will take you from Girona to L’Estartit. You can get lots of other buses to Girona from all over this region of Spain.

By Train

The Spanish rail service, Renfe serves the area. The closest train station is in Girona. From here you can take a local bus from just outside the station up to L’Estartit.

By Plane

The closest airport is Gerona, Spain (GRO). There is bus service from here to the Girona, then buses to L’Estartit.

Gerona Airport (GRO)

Gerona Airport (GRO)

The airlines serving Girona are:

brussels airlines (SN), Jet2.com (LS), Jetairfly (TB), Pobeda Airlines (DP), Ryanair (FR), Thomas Cook Airlines (MT) and Transavia (HV).

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Shared Ride

You can use ridesharing service BlaBlaCar.

Where To Stay

L’Estartit has a number of local properties that are actually very quaint and nice to choose from

You can also checkout a site called Naturaki, which is a local company that provides property searches.


==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

There are many places to eat here. Just remember that there is a siesta each day, which means places will be closed during this time. You may still find one or two places though that are still open. They do eat a bit later at night so be aware of that.

Girona, Costa Brava Spain - Anchovies

L’Estartit, Costa Brava Spain – Anchovies

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here

What To Do

Check out the L’Estartit Weekly Market to meet the local people and sample what the area has to offer. Also, check out the beach. You can find some more things to do at http://www.visitestartit.com/en/15/Orientation/Things-to-do-html.


==>>Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>>You may also check Viator for additional things to do in Girona and the Costa Brava region.

==>> Information and Guide Books for the region from Lonely Planet.

Additional Information

Language: Catalan, Spanish

Currency: Euros (EUR)

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