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Location


 

Creative Catalonia is located in Santa Cristina D'Aro which is in the heart of the Baix Emporda region of Catalonia, Spain. We are approximately 25km from Girona airport and 5km from Sant Feliu de Guixols on the Mediterranean Sea. Barcelona is a little over an hour away as is France and the ski slopes of the Pyrenees are less than two hours drive.

Our superb location affords us the ability to provide the best cycling and walking holidays that this incredible area has to offer - with the minimum of travel involved.

   

Spain

 

Costa Brava

 

Santa Cristina D'Aro

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The Baix Emporda Region of Catalonia

The Baix Emporda is one of eight regions that compose the Costa Brava. It is often referred to as the "region of coves" and is located roughly in the centre of the Costa Brava, therefore requiring little travel to discover the highlights of what this remarkable area offers its visitors. 

Climate

The climate in Catalonia is typical for the Mediterranean; dry and hot summers with mild and humid winters. The average annual number of sunny days is 300. The average seasonal temperatures are:

  • 18C in spring,

  • 26C in summer,

  • 20C in autumn

  • 10C in winter.

The minimum water temperature is 13C in February and the maximum is 25C in July. The warmest months are July and August when the temperature regularly exceeds 30C.
 

Monthly climate averages for the Costa Brava

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rainfall (mm) 38 37 47 47 44 38 27 44 76 96 51 44
Rainfall (inches) 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.1 1.7 3.0 3.8 2.0 1.7
Min Temp (C) 4 5 7 8 12 16 19 19 17 12 8 6
Max Temp (C) 13 14 16 17 20 24 27 28 26 21 17 14
Min Temp (F) 39 41 45 46 54 61 66 66 63 54 46 43
Max Temp (F) 55 57 61 63 68 75 81 82 79 70 63 57
% Days of sunshine 59 53 53 55 52 61 75 67 65 63 59 59
Water Temp (C) 14 13 14 16 18 19 22 25 24 20 17 16

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An excellent website to get to know this region better is located at

www.baixemporda-costabrava.org

Flights and Car Hire

Girona and Barcelona airports are incredibly well connected to many other European cities flying with either Ryan Air to Girona or Easyjet to Barcelona. Once you have landed we recommend the professional services of Carjet or Tiger Car Rental hire car.

Buses and Trains

The Costa Brava has excellent bus and train links to and from Barcelona.

For train services to Girona please visit the Renfe website at www.renfe.com

For bus services to Santa Cristina d'Aro and Sant Feliu de Guixols please visit the Sarfa website at www.sarfa.com

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