L'Escala Vacations

L'Escala is a sunny and pleasant medium-sized resort town 11km north of Torroella de Montgrí, on the southern shore of the Golf de Roses along the Costa Brava. It is an important fishing port and tourist center, and is known for its festival dedicated to its famous anchovies. For sightseeing, you'll want to visit the Ruins of Empúries, with ... Read more
Phoenician and Roman remains dating from 580 BC. These are set behind a beautiful beach facing the Mediterranean.
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Hot summers and mild winters make this Mediterranean area a popular escape for under-sunned Britons, and popular with travelers around the world who love Gaudi, tapas and beaches. August can get extremely hot ... Read more
and humid, and crowds from Northern Europe flood in on their yearly vacations, but May-June and September-October strike a balance between sunny, hot weather and relative availability of hotels.

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Top L'Escala restaurants

  • Grop
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    Mediterranean, Spanish
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  • La Gruta
    9.54 reviews
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    French, Mediterranean, International, Spanish
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  • El Roser 2
    10.01 review
    Mediterranean, Spanish
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  • Los Compadres
    10.01 review
    Seafood, Tapas/Small Plates, Spanish
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There is a lovely beach right in the historic old town which has so much character and lots of bars, restaurants and shops

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