Whether you have vacationed to Disney World, Niagara Falls, or the Grand Ravine , or you have taken a jaunt off to London, Paris, or Madrid, there’s always something exciting about finding that one holiday spot that’s not as widely recognized to all. It adds an additional sense of excitement to your trip. And, folk appear more interested, and even more envious than normal, when you are heading for some unchartered territory.
With a booming travel industry that sends us weekly emails on fast trips and flight deals and offers us private and pro reviews on the great (and not so great) places to see and stay, you can find plenty of options. finding someplace rather more off-the-beaten trail often takes a touch more hunting. Or, you will just get fortunate some lazy weekend morning and stumble across an article featuring just that, the best of the less well known getaways. In which case, you will be headed off to Girona and the Costa Brava area of Catalonia, Spain. The town of Girona is found nearly one hour north of the more well known destination of Barcelona and is snuggled at the base of the Pyrenees, just close to the border of France.
The wider Costa Brava area is filled with small cities, towns, glorious beaches and fantastic holiday rentals for anyone that is looking to either submerge themselves into the local culture with tapas and Tempranillo, or to simply relax to the relaxing sounds of the ocean.
More familiar in the EU circles, Girona has turned into one of the appreciated vacation destinations and offers an excess of short and long term holiday rentals. There are holiday rentals all along the seaside region, including beach front rentals in Lloret de Mar and homes to rent in small, untouched hamlets like Puerto de la Selva.
If you’d like to be enveloped by the local culture and walk along the cobblestone trail less traveled, make plans to go to the old fashioned and interesting medieval town of Girona.
You are going to be able to find vacation rentals in the hills above the city, or along the famous Brook Onyar in the Barri Vell area of Old City . Now that you are planning the trip that few folks you know have ever taken.. The traveller department offers lists of a few options for accommodations, and they reply quickly to requests for further info and mailings. If you would like to see a current selection of holiday rentals in the area, and search for properties in the Costa Brava area.
After you decide between the beach front location, the remote hamlet snuggled in the country, or the cobblestone trails of the town, you will be well on your way to booking the ideal vacation which will make everybody envious. And, if your luck strikes once again, after you return from Costa Brava, you will be making your plans for a second trip to the area, for a longer, more extended stay.