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This historic small town, located on a headland near the sea in the heart of the Ampurdan region, has retained a maze of old narrow streets and an impressive array of monuments which testify to its medieval role as capital of the county of Ampurias from the 11C to the 14C. Away from the hustle and bustle of the Costa Brava, the village lies near the Aigüamollis de l’Empordà natural park, Catalonia’s second largest marshland after the Èbre delta.

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Tourist attractions Castelló d'Empúries : Things to see and do

  • Church of Santa Maria Interesting

    E - 17486 Castelló d'Empúries

    The wish of the counts to make Castelló an episcopal centre explains the monumental dimensions of this church, which is called the «Cathedral of Ampurdan». Begun during the first years of the 14C, this magnificent building was still being completely ..

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  • Town Hall (Ajuntament)

    E - 17486 Castelló d'Empúries

    The town hall is on Plaça dels Homes and was formerly the sea commodity market during the Middle Ages. It has been recently restored and is a building with thick stone walls and a diagonal ribbed arch doorway. The romanesque arcatures alternate with ..

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  • Pont Vell

    E - 17486 Castelló d'Empúries

    On the old road to Figueres, to the west of the town, stands this 14C bridge. Despite its state of disrepair, the bridge takes us back to an age when the ponds and rivers were important sources of riches for the county of Ampurias.

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Hotels Castelló d'Empúries

  • Ampuria Inn

    Avinguda Tramuntana- Puigmal, 5 E - 17487 Empuriabrava

    Located at the entrance to Empuriabrava, Europe's largest residential Marina, Ampuria Inn is situated 2 km from the beach and just 100 metres from Empuriabrava Skydive Centre and Windoor Inside Wind Tunnel. It features an outdoor pool and poolside ba..

  • Hotel Castell Blanc

    Sector Aeroclub 56 E - 17487 Empuriabrava

    This former Catalan country house in Roses Bay is just 2.2 km from the beaches of the Costa Brava. It offers an outdoor pool, a mini golf course and a games room with a billiards table. The air-conditioned rooms at the Hotel Castell Blanc feature sa..

  • Hotel Canet

    Plaça Joc de la Pilota, 2 E - 17486 Castelló d'Empúries

    This charming restored hotel dates from 1924. It offers fantastic views from its terrace over Empordà and the beautiful Bay of Roses. The outdoor pool is set in the former Sant Agustí Convent, 100 metres from the hotel. The hotel restaurant speciali..

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Restaurants Castelló d'Empúries

  • Noray Comfortable restaurant 

    av. Fages de Climent 10-15 E - 17487 Empuriabrava

    The Noray's location is a major attraction, as is its pleasant terrace overlooking a main canal. Inside, the interior is meticulously furnished in a contemporary yet classic style. Creative cuisine with its roots in the Mediterranean and complemented..

  • Canet Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    pl. Joc de la Pilota 2 E - 17486 Castelló d'Empúries

  • Emporium Comfortable restaurant 

    Santa Clara 31 E - 17486 Castelló d'Empúries

    The Emporium is run by a couple and their children who offer a traditional menu with a modern and creative touch. Functional and contemporary dining room with several set menus also available.

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