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SUGGESTIONS ON SOMEWHERE GORGEOUS 'NEAR' BARCELONA?

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Yankydoodledandy · 25/05/2022 08:14

We are going to Barcelona for 2-3 days then have a week to go elsewhere.

Any suggestions for somewhere gorgeous to go after - want gorgeous coastal/beach hotel???

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maudesvagina · 25/05/2022 08:18

Siitges is lovely

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maudesvagina · 25/05/2022 08:18

Sorry not sure about hotels

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MikeWozniaksMohawk · 25/05/2022 08:19

Tamariu and around that area. Palafrugell I think another town is called. Absolutely beautiful around there.

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Yankydoodledandy · 25/05/2022 08:20

Ah ok will look at that area

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Discovereads · 25/05/2022 08:21

Tarragona. (It’s a UNESCO world heritage site)
Hotel Mas La Boella

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Yankydoodledandy · 25/05/2022 08:22

Does Stiges have a beach?

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Discovereads · 25/05/2022 08:34

Tarragona’s main beach is Playa a Miracle

SUGGESTIONS ON SOMEWHERE GORGEOUS 'NEAR' BARCELONA?
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maudesvagina · 25/05/2022 08:49

Surges has gorgeous beach

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maudesvagina · 25/05/2022 08:50

Sitges

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TruffleShuffles · 25/05/2022 10:10

Tamariu, callella de palafrugell, or Llafranc are gorgeous coves on the Costa brava and all pretty close so you can explore them all, if you want a bigger town I like platja d’aro. There are a few hotels on the road out that overlook beautiful coves or there are some in the town along the main beach with promenade.

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TattiePants · 25/05/2022 11:59

TruffleShuffles · 25/05/2022 10:10

Tamariu, callella de palafrugell, or Llafranc are gorgeous coves on the Costa brava and all pretty close so you can explore them all, if you want a bigger town I like platja d’aro. There are a few hotels on the road out that overlook beautiful coves or there are some in the town along the main beach with promenade.

I'd second all of these. We based ourselves in Tamariu then travelled around the area almost up to the French border at Cadques. There's a lovely mixture of sitting on a quiet beach and culture.

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wineymummy · 25/05/2022 12:08

Read 'Nothing But Blue Sky' by Kathleen MacMahon - it's a wonderful book and largely set in a beautiful little village a couple of hours north of Barcelona. I googled it and I think the village itself has a pseudonym in the book but there are some real places mentioned as being nearby. It made me desperate to go back to that coastline.

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DFOD · 25/05/2022 17:48

TruffleShuffles · 25/05/2022 10:10

Tamariu, callella de palafrugell, or Llafranc are gorgeous coves on the Costa brava and all pretty close so you can explore them all, if you want a bigger town I like platja d’aro. There are a few hotels on the road out that overlook beautiful coves or there are some in the town along the main beach with promenade.

Yes this is a gorgeous area - also Begur (hill top village - brilliant restaurants) Aguia Brava - all those little coves are beautiful.

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maddy68 · 25/05/2022 17:53

Yankydoodledandy · 25/05/2022 08:22

Does Stiges have a beach?

Sitges has beautiful beaches

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Pointblank2 · 25/05/2022 18:10

Discovereads · 25/05/2022 08:34

Tarragona’s main beach is Playa a Miracle

Platja Arrabassada was nicer with chiringito bars

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Minoloso · 25/05/2022 18:11

Tamariu, it’s idyllic. Beautiful beach and beautiful beaches nearby.

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Norugratsatall · 25/05/2022 18:21

Sitges. Been there 3 times - love it! Although the last time was in 2011 and it had definitely got more touristy.

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titsintiers · 25/05/2022 18:23

Begur?

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