Calonge is in Girona
, Catalonia, Spain
, on the coastline of the Costa Brava.
The town comprises two parts, a medieval hill village and modern seaside resort
. The main urban center and original village is about 4 km inland from the Bay of Sant Antoni. The towers and walls of Calonge castle date from the thirteenth century. These beautiful sites are surrounded by many traditional lodgings, accommodations, vacation rentals to budget-friendly villa rentals and apartment rentals.
Sant Antoni de Calonge, a resort, lies on the coast between Sant Feliu de Guíxols and Palamós. These two parts are connected by GI-660 which then leads north through Las Gavarres mountains to La Bisbal d'Empordà. The C-31, the main north-south route through the Costa Brava splits the two parts. Visitors will find picturesque vacation rentals, villa rentals, condo rentals and apartment rentals
dotted along the way.
Girona is a city divided by historic and modern areas. Within the walled enclosure of this ancient town
there are charming vacation rentals, villa rentals, condo rentals and apartment rentals complimenting the atmosphere of the old town. Explore the ancient Jewish quarter, El Call, the Arab Baths housed inside a pavilion with its octagon cupola supported by eight pillars and more historic sites.
Calonge and Girona are positioned at the end of the Pyrenean chain making it an ideal base to explore the whole province
. Being based in any of the many accommodations, apartment rental, and villa rental and vacation rental options and take a few days and visit Gaudi's famous Sagrada Familia (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family) in Barcelona
This trip is easily done by starting off with an hour-an-a-half train trip to Barcelona
, then purchase a one-day or two-day open double-deck tour bus pass. Hop off and hop on the bus to visit the museums that house the art of the surrealist Dali, walk the streets that inspired Picasso, and visit the medieval palace that is the Picasso Museum
. There are no shortages of vacation rental, villa rental, condo rental or apartment rental choices if a few days extra to explore is needed.
The town and surrounding areas of Calonge offers a whole range of tourism attractions and a range of accommodation options from villas, apartment rentals and vacation rentals to suit all budgets and tastes.